Browsing Tag:San Diego and San Marcos

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

Like 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.…

Clues That Indicate A Problem In Your Air Ducts

Your 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.…

Energy Evaluations By A Pro Can Really Pay Off

Home 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.…

Benefits Of A Programmable Thermostat

Programmable 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.…

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. …

Follow The Energy Star To A/C Savings

An 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.…

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

Air 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.…

A/C Upgrades Require Expert Sizing And Installation

When 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. …

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

The 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. …