HVACR Careers: Choosing the Right State

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Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) contractors looking for plentiful job opportunities, high salaries, available training and large numbers of service calls should head for the Buckeye state or sunny California according to a list of Top States to Work in HVACR compiled by Emerson.

Smart Home Upgrades That Help Sell Your Home

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Smart home upgrades aren’t always top-of-mind for many sellers in today’s real estate market. Many invest in home improvement projects that pay off in the short-term with the best bang for their buck. If you’re looking to sell your house, you might want to consider adding smart home products.

The Annual AC Tune-Up – Is it Necessary?

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You’ve probably seen air conditioning and heating tune-up specials offered at low prices, such as $29. Are these tune-ups worth it? A good AC tune-up can help you save on monthly energy costs by identifying any potential issues with your air conditioning system before they become significant problems. But do you get a good tune-up for such a low price?

What Are Net-Zero Homes?

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A net-zero building is a building with zero net energy consumption. This means that, over the course of a year, the total amount of energy used by the building is equal to the amount of renewable energy created by the building, often onsite. Net-zero homes and commercial buildings are seen as more environmentally-friendly compared to traditional buildings. This appeals not only to occupants but also to state and local governments.

Are Your Energy Costs Through the Roof? How to Identify Leaking Ductwork

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Many consumers install high-efficiency HVAC equipment in their homes with high expectations. They want increased comfort, better indoor air quality, and most importantly, reduced energy bills. However, too often, homeowners are disappointed with the results, especially the high bills. Discover what might be contributing to your high energy bills below.

Geothermal Tax Credits

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Congress has reinstated federal tax credits for residential and commercial geothermal heating and cooling systems. Learn how to claim your tax credit below.