Home Energy Assessments: What to Expect

Over the last few months, we have seen an uptick in the number of homeowners inquiring about home energy assessments. This is great news, as a home energy assessment is an excellent way to identify ways your home can be more energy efficient. Today, we’d like to walk you through what a home energy assessment … Continued

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Tips for Purchasing a New Central AC System

If your AC has reached the end of its usable life, generally somewhere between 10-15 years, the task of purchasing a new one can feel daunting. We hope this advice will help you make the best decision for your needs and your budget! Prioritize HVAC Specialists We cannot emphasize enough the importance of enlisting a … Continued

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How to Clean Your Air Conditioner’s Condenser Coils

With summer in full swing, it’s likely that your central AC could use a little TLC. Many of our clients would like to perform routine maintenance on their AC units, but are unsure of what to leave to the professionals. While we recommend professional attention for most of your HVAC needs, one task homeowners can … Continued

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Preparing for Summer Heat in Spring

As we settle into spring, we become less dependent on our heating systems and relish in the brief period of time where we can enjoy the ambient temperatures within our homes. While spring is a perfect time to open up the windows and enjoy the drop in your electric bill, there are a few proactive … Continued

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What is an Electronic Air Cleaner?

Electronic air cleaners are a handy household appliance that can further purify the air in your home. Most heating and cooling systems should have filters that trap particles floating around your house. They keep your HVAC systems from getting clogged and usually need to be replaced once per season (or more frequently for those with … Continued

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How to Defrost a Heat Pump

Did you know that the heat pump connected to your HVAC system can freeze? Heat pumps are designed to have a defrosting cycle in order keep them from freezing over, but what do you do if the cycle fails? Understanding the Defrost Cycle When frost begins to form, your heat pump will briefly switch from … Continued

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Saving on Heat: Fixing Air Leaks

Air leakage from around old doors and windows or newly installed appliances make it easy for heated or cooled air to escape, leading to an increase in monthly bills. Luckily, there are ways to identify easy to repair leaks in order to keep your home temperature comfortable more efficiently. Identifying Air Leaks Air leaks can … Continued

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