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Tips to Help Reduce Cooling Costs in Your San Marcos Home

Beating the heat of a San Marcos summer doesn’t have to be expensive. By taking a few simple steps to reduce the cooling costs of your home, you’ll stay more comfortable while cutting down on your need for air conditioning. Use your ceiling fan: A ceiling fan can make you feel between 4 to 8 degrees cooler so you can raise your A/C thermostat temperature by the same amount to save energy. Every degree you raise the temperature above 78 degrees can…

Efficient Spring Energy-Saving Tips for Your Vista Home

While spring cleaning this year, take advantage of some energy-saving tips that can reduce your energy costs and improve your home’s energy efficiency. Evaluate the Air Conditioner With warmer weather quickly approaching, now is the ideal time to evaluate your air conditioner. If your A/C is more than 10 years old, it may be time to replace the unit with a more efficient model. Replacing an inefficient system can result in energy savings of as much as 20 percent. Use…

Ceiling Fans: A Simple Springtime Fix May Lie Overhead

Spring is afoot, and the key to saving money on energy bills and keeping your home cool this summer may be hanging overhead and depend on your ceiling fan direction. Whether you live near the coast, in a valley or in the mountains, you’re sure to have those San Diego days when the temperature spikes and your home begins to feel a little warmer than you’d like it to. A great way to counteract Mother Nature’s heat waves is to make…