A water softener’s main job is to make the hard water that comes into your home less harsh – or softer. It does this by removing minerals that cause the water to be hard in the first place, which commonly include calcium and magnesium. Water hardness can vary depending on where you live, but the … Continue reading What’s the Main Purpose of a Water Softener?
Staying cool this summer doesn’t mean turning up the heat on your wallet. Knowing how to save money on your air conditioning bill while staying comfortable during the hot months is something that we can all achieve. The following are some key tips to help you save money while running your AC. Develop Simple Habits … Continue reading How to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning Bill
There are a variety of ways to reduce our energy bills and one method is to install a smart thermostat. Many of these devices have the capability to be controlled by an app and make changes remotely, or even install sensors that can determine when you’re at home or away as well as monitor different … Continue reading Do Smart Thermostats Really Save Money?
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?