What To Do When Your Air Conditioner Freezes!

I can’t believe my air conditioner is frozen! It’s been over 90 degrees for days on end. As crazy as this sounds, this happens all too frequently. Even with seasonal maintenance and changing your filter regularly, it can happen. Here’s some information on WHY it happens, and some tips on how to handle a frozen AC when it DOES happen. Lack of …

Going On Vacation? Tips For How To Address Your Home’s Equipment

Many people overlook caring for their HVAC equipment before leaving for a trip, and if you’re planning an extended vacation this summer, it’s important that you take steps to ensure your air conditioning equipment is properly prepared for your absence. This will help you avoid potentially costly problems.  

Energy Savings Ideas for Your Furnace or Boiler

There are a number of steps a homeowner can take in order to maximize energy savings during these winter months. One basic maintenance procedure that should be done annually is a professional inspection, along with a preventative maintenance “tune-up.”

Tips For Using Hot Water Heaters Efficiently

Water heaters can account for as much as 30 percent of your total energy costs. Innovations in thinking about how we produce hot water, such as the installation of tankless systems and solar water heaters, will eventually bring about big improvements in this number. In the meantime, there are steps homeowners can take to improve the efficiency of their existing heaters.   Older tank-style …

Keep Your Home Warm And Comfortable This Winter

Winter is now upon us, and home comfort is an issue for many homeowners.  You may feel cold drafts no matter how high you turn the heat up, and even though you still aren’t comfortable, your energy bill is sky high.  What can you do to keep your home warm and cozy this winter, without facing astronomical energy costs?