Is Your Home Making You Sick? The Importance of Properly Sealed Air Ducts
The quality of the air inside your home is not something to be taken lightly: it can have a major impact on your wellbeing and general health. When air conditioning ducts are not properly sealed, they can draw in outside air which may contain various pollutants, such as dust, pollen, or mold spores. This can…Read More
What Does SEER Mean When Purchasing an AC Unit?
What is SEER, and what does it stand for? You may have heard of “SEER” before, but what does SEER mean? SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It is a rating system used by the US Department of Energy (DOE) to determine how energy-efficient an air conditioner and heat pump are. Similar to how…Read More
How Does a Programmable Thermostat Save You Money on Energy Bills?
According to the Department of Energy, a programmable thermostat can save you up to 30 percent on your energy bill. But how does it work? And which type is best for you? Here’s what you need to know. Homeowners looking to shave dollars off their energy costs should consider installing a smart thermostat. According to…Read More
Air Sealing Your Home – How to Find and Fix Air Leaks
You might not realize it, but your home is probably full of air leaks. These tiny openings let cold air in during the winter and hot air in the summer, making your HVAC system work overtime (and driving up your energy bills in the process). So if you’re feeling a draft, chances are you have…Read More
Preparing Your HVAC System for Summer
Are you ready for summer? No, not the beach and barbecues kind of summer, we’re talking about your home’s air conditioning system. Summer is a time when your AC will be working overtime, so it’s important to make sure that it’s in good condition before the temperatures start rising. In this blog post, we’ll…Read More
Why is the Placement of My Thermostat Important?
Your thermostat is one of the most important pieces of equipment in your home when it comes to your HVAC system. That’s why proper thermostat placement is so important so make sure that it is placed in an optimal location. This will ensure that the temperature is evenly distributed throughout your living space. Maintaining a…Read More
Reduce The Load On Your Overworked AC With These Tips
With summer temperatures like they often are, it means you’re probably overstressing your air conditioner — especially if you’re home all day or must leave your system running all day to keep the temperature in your home where it needs to be. Even when you do everything right — like opening windows during any cool…Read More
Tips on Cutting Home Energy Costs
How do you cut energy costs? Step one…unplug the appliance. If you are not using it, unplug it. Yes, that is inconvenient, but if you want to save money, you have to make some kind of effort to translate a bit of inconvenience into dollars saved. You know that red light that shines on some…Read More