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Five Ways to Keep Cool this Summer (and Keep the Energy Bill in Check)

July 30th, 2013 | by Guest Author

Despite news of melting ice caps and dying polar bears, the first instinct for most people in the hot summer months is to crank up the air conditioning. While reducing carbon footprints may seem like an impossibly grand task, there are ridiculously easy ways to save on home energy consumption, as well as your monthly bill. Here are five ways to save energy this summer


The Wireless HVAC: Going Mobile Can Increase Efficiency

October 30th, 2012 | by Guest Author

When we don’t hesitate to head across the street to save a few pennies per gallon on gas, why would we play roulette with our monthly energy bill? Nowadays, the capability is there to know exactly what you’re consuming and spending on electricity at any given moment, instead of simply waiting on the meter checker to come by and send you a bill


End-of-Summer Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

August 28th, 2012 | by Guest Author

Welcome to steamy August, when the last thing you want is for your air conditioner to conk out on you -- especially with this summer’s record temps across t he country. Whether you rely on a window unit or central air, easy A/C maintenance tips will keep the cool air flowing when you need it. We asked the pros for easy ways to ensure your system is running through Labor Day and beyond


Save Money and Resources with Natural Home Cooling

July 18th, 2012 | by Guest Author

Air conditioning is one of the most energy-intensive items we use around the home, particularly since we usually don't actually need it to get by. Using natural cooling techniques in your home rather than constantly running the central A/C is one of the easiest ways to go green and save green


What is a Heat Pump?

June 5th, 2012 | by Guest Author

Heat pumps provide efficient, reliable methods of heating homes and buildings. Because they use much lower amounts of fossil fuels, they also help reduce carbon dioxide emissions and other greenhouse gas emissions



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