Spring is finally in the air and the weather is warming up! With the warmer temperatures, it’s hard not to get excited about summer. It’s also the time to start thinking about getting your air conditioner ready for those hot summer days with this simple central air conditioner maintenance checklist. Avoid Problems with Regular Air … Continue reading Central Air Conditioner Maintenance Checklist and Tips
Many pet owners with mild allergies suffer through their allergy symptoms so that they can enjoy the company of their dogs or cats. Did you know that furnace filters can make a difference to help pet owners reduce pet dander and allergens in the air? What else can pet owners do to reduce dander and … Continue reading Air Quality Tips and Advice for Pet Owners
How efficient is your furnace? Find out when you participate in Earth Hour this year. What is Earth Hour? Earth Hour began in Sydney, Australia in 2007 as an effort to raise awareness for energy conservation. Since then, it has grown to become an internationally recognized grassroots movement. Earth Hour takes place on March 30th … Continue reading How Efficient is My Furnace? Tips to Celebrate Earth Hour and Help the Planet
If you need more reasons to make your home energy efficient, here are just a few of the key benefits: Save significantly more money on your utility bills Protect the environment Add value to your home Additional health benefits Are High Efficiency Furnaces Worth It? The simple truth is…they absolutely are! New furnaces are legally … Continue reading Four Main Benefits of an Energy Efficient Home
Should you repair or replace your furnace? What about your air conditioner and water heater? As a homeowner, you don’t have to understand your entire HVAC system to know whether a replacement is right for you. Instead, use our guide to help you decide! Signs that Something is Wrong with Your HVAC System Common signs … Continue reading Should You Repair or Replace Your Furnace?
Saving energy is increasingly on everyone’s radar. Saving energy impacts the planet positively and reduces annual household energy expenses. Open concept homes help save energy as they are easier to evenly heat and cool. Here are some additional energy saving tips for your open concept home: • Plug electronics into power bars • Use Energy … Continue reading Do High Efficiency Furnaces Run More Often? Energy Saving Tips for Open Concept Homes
Furnaces are subjected to a lot of wear and tear to keep you warm during the cold months! Several factors can cause a furnace to stop working, including dirty filters, frequent cycling and age. If it’s been some time since your last furnace maintenance visit, your appliance is more likely to have these issues. The … Continue reading What Causes a Furnace to Stop Working?
Do you know the top houseplants for clean air? While you’re adding plants to your landscaping outside, why not add these plants to the inside of your home? NASA tested some plants to see if they could remove toxins from the air—and many could. You can use them to boost your air quality and target … Continue reading Clean Air Plants for Your Home
What should you avoid while installing a thermostat? When installing your thermostat, the main thing you want to avoid is placing it in an area with extreme temperatures. For example, don’t place it above air vents, near windows and doors, or in any spot that receives direct sunlight. Placement in these areas can cause false … Continue reading Did You Know Your Thermostat Can Increase Your Home Energy Costs If It’s Not Positioned Properly?
Myth: Bigger is better. It is often assumed that a bigger system will heat and cool a house more effectively because it has more power. This is false. A system that is too big for a home is inefficient because it uses more energy than needed to get the job done. It just doesn’t make … Continue reading Myths Busted: How Does a High Efficiency Furnace Work?