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Proper Attic Insulation Can Help You Save Energy Year Round

When your attic doesn’t have enough insulation, your home can lose heat. This causes your heating system to run more frequently, leading to higher energy bills. Not having enough attic insulation can also result in drafty areas, making your home uncomfortable. Use the following information to help you understand more about insulating your attic.…

How You Can Conduct an Energy Evaluation on Your Home

A home energy evaluation is a great way to make sure that your home is energy efficient. It’s also a great way to keep potential issues with your HVAC system from getting in the way of home comfort and energy savings. Here are a few ways you can perform your own home energy evaluation and improve your home’s energy efficiency. Locate and Seal Air Leaks Finding sources of obvious air drafts can represent an energy savings of up to 30…

Make the Most of Your Thermostat this Season


When the seasons change, so do your home comfort needs. As you change your furnace filter and schedule your furnace check up for the fall, don’t forget to reset your programmable thermostat. Your programmable thermostat can be one of your best tools to lower your energy bills, if it is used effectively. Tips for Making the Most of Your Thermostat Fall is an excellent time to reevaluate your needs and ensure that your thermostat is set as efficiently as possible.…

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist to Keep Your House in Peak Condition


With any luck, the prediction of heavy rainfall this winter by meteorologists will be accurate. While we certainly need the moisture, it makes home maintenance even more critical this fall to protect your home. Once you’ve completed your fall furnace maintenance, these suggestions will help your home weather the winter and minimize energy costs and home repairs. Inspect the roof. Look for problem areas with your shingles or roof tiles. Cracked, missing or torn roof materials let moisture penetrate into…

Don’t Forget to Complete Your Fall HVAC Maintenance Checklist

With cooler temperatures on the horizon, it’s time to prepare your San Diego area home and the HVAC system. After all, the efficiency of your home impacts your comfort, safety, health, and energy bills. Set aside a day to take care of it with these fall HVAC maintenance tips. Home Exterior Sealing: Inspect your home’s exterior for gaps and cracks in cladding, walkways, and the foundation. Use caulk, spray-in foam, and driveway filler to seal. Outdoor HVAC unit: Spray off…