The average household spends over $2,000 on energy bills every year with nearly half going towards heating and cooling costs. Making smart decisions about your home’s HVAC system can help you cut energy costs and improve your overall comfort at home.
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.
Leave your seersucker suit in the closet. Stay cool this summer by learning more about SEER. It will help you choose the most efficient air conditioner for your home.
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.
Congress has reinstated federal tax credits for residential and commercial geothermal heating and cooling systems. Learn how to claim your tax credit below.
Winter can be tough on outdoor equipment. When the weather warms up, there are a few steps you can take to prepare your air conditioner for the summer. With a little effort, you can set up your home for a trouble-free cooling season.
While most homeowners spend time dusting their woodwork and cleaning the windows, it’s easy to forget about the parts of your home that you can’t see. When is the last time your home’s air ducts were cleaned out? If your answer is about three to five years ago, you might consider adding this to your to-do list this summer.
It’s easy to feel lost and overwhelmed when looking for a new HVAC system for your home. To help, we’ve outlined some tips to consider when upgrading your current system.
Discover more about the Seasonable Energy Efficiency Ratio, also known as SEER, and the different types of AC units before purchasing a new HVAC system for your home.
Most people think of air pollution as an outdoor problem, but indoor air quality has a major impact on health and well-being since the average American spends about 90 percent of their time indoors.