How to Save Money on Your Energy Bills

April 24, 2019

Everyone likes to stay comfortable when the weather turns cold or hot. However, these times of year may lead to some uncomfortable utility bills. Fortunately, there are many strategies that can help you reduce power usage and save money on your energy bills without sacrificing comfort. General Strategies It’s important to improve efficiency and focus on indoor temperature control when...

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How to Cut Winter Energy Costs

January 8, 2019

When people think about ways to save money on winter energy costs and go green at the same time, bigger investments like energy efficient air conditioners and furnaces come to mind. While appliances pay for themselves in energy savings in only a few years, there are many smaller things the average homeowner can do to help the process along during...

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Heating An Old Versus A New Home. What You Need To Know

January 8, 2019

There is a lot to think about these days when it comes to choosing the right home for you and your family and not all of the decisions you make will be aesthetic. Picking between an older or newer home can make a difference when it comes to heating and cooling – your comfort level and your pocketbook can both...

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Radiant Heating vs. Forced Air

January 8, 2019

Have you ever noticed that some parts of your home are toasty warm while others are chillingly cool? Have you ever tried to place an item of furniture in your home and been disappointed because the position you wanted is already occupied by a heating register? Have you ever looked at your heating bill and wondered if there’s a cheaper...

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SEER Ratings – Their Meaning and Importance

January 7, 2019

SEER. EER. BTU. Kw/h. What do they all mean? When choosing a new air conditioner for your home, the facts and figures can be overwhelming. Let’s take a quick look at one of these numbers — the SEER rating — to see what it means and why it matters to your choice of air conditioner. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy...

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Getting That Thermostat Working For You

January 7, 2019

There are things that you can do even after you’ve bought premiere energy efficient air conditioners and/or furnaces and some of the best tips that will help you save on your energy costs are at your fingertips with the thermostat. First of all, you need to make a few decisions for yourself and decide how low you can get as...

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Excellent Hot Water Heater Energy Tips

January 7, 2019

The statistic speaks for itself. When most homeowners find out the hot water heaters in their homes account for 19 per cent of natural gas bills, they’re more than interested in finding out how to keep these costs down. Here are a few tips to help you put more cash back in your pocket. If you haven’t done so already,...

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What is a MERV Rating?

January 7, 2019

If you’re like most people you know there are some technical aspects surrounding the HVAC systems in your home that are better left to the professionals, but you might have a lingering feeling that there are some terms you really should know more about to help you get the most you can from your furnace or air conditioner. The MERV...

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