Save Money, Be Comfy With These Basic Energy Saving Tips

When you make an effort to lower your energy usage, the benefits are two-fold: you get to enjoy the financial benefits reflected on your monthly utility bill and you can relish in the fact that you’re contributing to saving the environment. There are many energy saving tips out there and we’ve put together a list of some of our favorites:…

Avoid These 5 Mistakes When Purchasing a New Furnace

Although the winter months are winding down, it’s never too late to begin thinking about buying a new furnace. Unfortunately, mistakes when purchasing a furnace are quite common, which can lead to a huge loss of energy efficiency, not to mention money. To avoid this, here are 5 mistakes to watch out for:…

A Zero Energy Home is Achievable with a Few Changes

With the high energy costs that we pay here in Southern California, many homeowners are searching for ways to decrease their energy usage. There are many ways to lower your energy bills, and, if you are willing to make some small changes, it’s even possible to achieve the goal of living in a zero energy home. This may seem like a fantasy to some, but it is definitely an option, and here are some tips to get you started:…

Prevent Furnace Maintenance Fraud and Protect Yourself

It’s well-accepted that regular inspection and maintenance of your home heating system can protect you and your loved ones. Yet, you should also be aware that there have been issues related to furnace maintenance fraud, where scam artists try to scare you into believing that you will be subject to dangerous situations, such as a house fire, carbon monoxide leak or loss of heat or cooling. Here, we outline some general guidelines to help you spot shysters and protect yourself from being the victim of furnace maintenance fraud.…