While nobody wants the expense of replacing their air conditioning system, there are times when it is necessary. Old units reach the end of their useful life and need to be replaced by newer equipment. The good thing is that this gives you the opportunity to upgrade your air conditioning system to one of the newer, more energy efficient ones.
When it comes to water heaters, the worst way to replace one is to wait until your current unit goes out completely. No one likes to make a decision about an expensive piece of equipment in an emergency situation. It’s much better to do the necessary research in advance so you can consider your needs as well as the ramifications …
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.”
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the biggest portion of your utility bills is spent on heating your home. It makes sense, then, that the best way to lower your utility bills is to lower the cost of heating your home. Bur how can you lower your heating costs? The answer is amazingly simple:
If you notice that temperatures are inconsistent among rooms in your home. Or if members of your household don’t agree on how cool or warm it needs to be in various rooms around the house, a zoning system may be just what you need to keep your home and family more comfortable.
While most people know that ENERGY STAR appliances can keep your energy costs running 30% below average, a few practical steps can minimize the trauma of summer-time electric bill shock even more.