Did you know that six percent of all the electricity produced in the U.S. is from residential air conditioning units? Also, homeowners spend more than $29 billion on AC costs each year. While these statistics may be somewhat surprising, can you imagine not having an air conditioner? Especially when the temperatures skyrocket during the spring and summer months? If you are … [Read more...] about 4 Tips for Finding the Perfect AC Setting
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Apps to Run Your House More Efficiently
We all get excited when Apple releases a new iPhone, and the iPhone 6 reveal was no different. But did you know that you can use your shiny new toy to run your home more efficiently? The following apps can be your in-hand assistant and help you stay on top of everything from home security to monitoring how much you’re paying to operate your appliances. How many times have … [Read more...] about Apps to Run Your House More Efficiently
When is it time to replace your furnace?
No furnace lasts forever, but determining the ideal time to replace your home’s heater isn’t always easy. Whether you’re faced with frequent repairs or you’re fed up with poor heating performance, the following telltale signs can indicate when it’s time to replace your furnace. If your furnace is more than 10 years old: The lifespan of a well-designed furnace averages … [Read more...] about When is it time to replace your furnace?
Don’t be cold this fall: furnace tips
Fall just began, the last thing most people want to consider are the chilly temps coming right around the corner. Unfortunately, putting off chores like furnace maintenance can create more headaches for homeowners very quickly as summer transitions into fall. It is a common misconception that a furnace system will operate just as well when it is turned on as it did the last … [Read more...] about Don’t be cold this fall: furnace tips
Make the switch from the heater to air conditioner
Emerging from the cold winter months means you can stop blasting the heat and start thinking about the cooling comfort of your air conditioner. As the weather slowly warms up and you prepare to make the switch from the heater to air conditioner, there are a few things you should do first to maximize your HVAC system’s efficiency and cut down on bills. Change the Filter You … [Read more...] about Make the switch from the heater to air conditioner