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Aging Furnace? Try These Troubleshooting Tips When There’s a Problem

Aging Furnace? Try These Troubleshooting Tips When There's a ProblemLike all machines, aging furnaces can begin to regularly malfunction. This could be highly problematic in the middle of a cold night. Fortunately, you can troubleshoot many common forced-air furnace problems. Once you know what the problem is, you can determine if you need to have a qualified professional make a house call. Often, the fix is simple and can be done immediately yourself. Continue reading “Aging Furnace? Try These Troubleshooting Tips When There’s a Problem” »

Clues That Indicate A Problem In Your Air Ducts

Clues That Indicate A Problem In Your Air DuctsYour San Diego area home’s indoor air must be kept in balance at all times in order to prevent a significant loss of energy, which will result in higher utility bills. One element of this balance is to ensure that your air ducts are in good working order. Continue reading “Clues That Indicate A Problem In Your Air Ducts” »

Water Heater Maintenance: How Professional Help Will Extend The Life Of Your System

Water Heater Maintenance: How Professional Help Will Extend The Life Of Your SystemWater heater maintenance is a necessary step in the life and health of your system. Without maintenance, the unit would be subject to the corrosive buildup of sediment and minerals, which would eventually wreak havoc in the system, breaking down components and causing a complete system failure. Continue reading “Water Heater Maintenance: How Professional Help Will Extend The Life Of Your System” »

Energy Evaluations By A Pro Can Really Pay Off

Energy Evaluations By A Pro Can Really Pay OffHome energy evaluations offer homeowners key insight into the performance of their home systems, namely, insulation and air-tightness.  Just like a mechanic evaluates your vehicle’s performance, professional energy evaluations allow you to ramp up the mileage you get out of your home, and lower the amount you pay in energy costs. Continue reading “Energy Evaluations By A Pro Can Really Pay Off” »

Benefits Of A Programmable Thermostat

 Benefits Of A Programmable ThermostatProgrammable thermostats make controlling your family’s indoor living environment simple and effortless, while saving energy and lowering utility bills. They do this by allowing you to preset changes in temperature. A programmable thermostat can be added to an existing heating and cooling system, and should be included in an upgrade package if you purchase a brand new A/C, heat pump, ductless mini-split or zoning system for your home. Continue reading “Benefits Of A Programmable Thermostat” »

Tankless Water Heater: Is It A Good Fit For Your Home?

Tankless Water Heater: Is It A Good Fit For Your Home?If it’s time to replace your storage tank water heater, or if you’re maximizing energy savings by upgrading appliances, it would be wise to consider tankless water-heating systems for up to 50 percent water-heating savings, a water heating system that’s customized for your needs, and to enjoy an endless supply of hot water on demand.  Continue reading “Tankless Water Heater: Is It A Good Fit For Your Home?” »

Follow The Energy Star To A/C Savings

Follow The Energy Star To A/C SavingsAn HVAC system upgrade can be overwhelming. Luckily, the Energy Star program makes it easier to find high-efficiency equipment that not only encourages energy savings, but helps the environment as well. Continue reading “Follow The Energy Star To A/C Savings” »

If Your Home Has Air Leaks, It’s Costing You

If Your Home Has Air Leaks, It's Costing YouAir leaks are an unfortunate yet common problem in most homes. These pesky money wasters create drafts that allows the heated or cooled air to leak out of your home, increasing energy consumption and your utility bills. Thankfully, you can put a stop to wasted money by sealing these leaks and reaping the many benefits that come with an energy-efficient home. Continue reading “If Your Home Has Air Leaks, It’s Costing You” »

A/C Upgrades Require Expert Sizing And Installation

A/C Upgrades Require Expert Sizing And InstallationWhen you’re considering an A/C upgrade, it’s important to take your time and choose the best equipment for your home. Too many homeowners glance at their old A/C unit and run out and buy a newer version of the same equipment. That’s not always a good idea.  Continue reading “A/C Upgrades Require Expert Sizing And Installation” »

Are Your Ducts In A Tangled Mess? Time To Evaluate Your Ductwork Design

Are Your Ducts In A Tangled Mess? Time To Evaluate Your Ductwork DesignThe importance of good ductwork design can not be overstated. In addition to carrying the responsibility of balanced airflow, good ductwork design is vital for year-round energy savings and lightening the load on your HVAC system to reduce wear. Use these tips to streamline your ducts for lasting comfort and savings.  Continue reading “Are Your Ducts In A Tangled Mess? Time To Evaluate Your Ductwork Design” »