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October 24, 2013

Holiday Energy Saving: Plan Now With These Tips

Homeowners looking for ways to cut expenses this holiday season should look no further than their energy spending. In addition to decorations, holiday gifts, and additional food expenses, the energy you spend to light up your home can cost you extra. However, with a few thoughtful energy saving changes to your routine, you can get your holiday season utility bills back in check Here are energy saving strategies your family can use this winter: Switch to LED. Have you made […]
August 19, 2014

Maintain Your A/C Mid Season with These Easy Tips

The best time to perform maintenance on your air conditioner system is during spring, just before the peak usage in the summer season. It is important to maintain your A/C to improve efficiency and to prevent breakdowns and costly repair bills. Regular preventative maintenance will improve the efficiency of your A/C, thereby saving you money, and will prolong the lifecycle of your unit. What Should an HVAC Contractor Check? All the electrical connections should be checked, tightened or replaced. The […]
October 19, 2017

What Thermostat Settings to Maintain When You Leave for a Fall Vacation

Whenever you leave for fall vacation, you’ll have a number of things to take care of, from cleaning out the refrigerator, to setting the dimmer switches for the lights to come on at night, to making arrangements for the pets. But one thing you should not forget has to do with the thermostat settings for the HVAC. Hot or Cold? It can be a toss-up this time of year as to whether to turn on the heat or the air […]
October 11, 2018

Bad HVAC Habits Homeowners Need to Kick

It’s easy to take your home’s HVAC system for granted and develop bad habits about its use and care that affect your comfort, energy bills and the equipment’s reliability and longevity. If you identify with any of the following bad HVAC habits, now’s the time to kick them: Neglecting the Air Filter Your air filter is in place to trap debris so it can’t accumulate on and harm sensitive components. Running your HVAC with a clogged filter can cause a […]