Heat Pump Maintenance May Not Sound Like Fun, But It Can Save You Money

Heat pumps that are well maintained on a regular schedule can be as much as 25 percent more efficient than neglected systems, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Savers program. And while heat-pump maintenance might not sound like an appealing task, it is one that can save you money, and which can be fairly simple. However, there are some additional, technical facets to your heat-pump maintenance that you’ll want to leave to your HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) contractor.…

A/C Upgrades Are Not Based On SEER Alone: Other Key Considerations

The HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system in your home is one of the largest physical investments you’ll make and, in the San Diego area, your cooling unit likely may be operating from May through September. Therefore, with all of the energy-saving innovations hitting the market, it may be time to consider an upgrade to your air conditioning (A/C). Your energy savings will translate directly into savings on your utility bills.…

Can’t Take The Heat In Your Attic? Consider The Benefits Of An Attic Fan

As the saying goes, “out of sight, out of mind.” However, don’t let this be your mentality when it comes to your attic. If your home seems overly hot or humid, the culprit may be an excess buildup of heat in your attic. Proper ventilation is key to your overall home comfort, so you might want to consider installing and using an attic fan.…

Repairing Your Air Conditioner May Not Be The Answer — Know When To Consider Replacement

Most of us cringe at the thought of having to replace our old air conditioner, but it’s important to recognize when it’s time. Though there are times when a simple repair may do the job, there are ways to help you determine if it is time to replace your old cooling equipment. When you consider the following three factors as you make your decision to repair or replace, the answers can help you choose with confidence and ease.…