Posts Tagged ‘ energy efficient homes ’

Regular Maintenance and Care Tips to Avoid a Need for Furnace Repair

Posted on: September 30, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] During increasingly severe winters, it is crucial to have a well-functioning heating system. There are a number of reasons why you may need a costly furnace repair. Some of the most common issues are easily prevented with regular attention and maintenance. Some of the reasons your heating system may be having trouble include the following.Lack of Professional MaintenanceYou keep the oil changed and tires rotated for your car on a regular basis. You should do the same for the major Continue Reading ...

Spring Cleaning Should Include An Air Conditioning Tune Up

Posted on: September 29, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] As a home owner you should be aware of what is involved in an air conditioning tuneup. If you read any home maintenance articles this spring, most will encourage an A/C tuneup; some will even claim 25% savings. Predicting savings without knowing what type of tuneup received is a little silly. Encouraging a tune up without explaining the difference between an average tuneup and a high quality tuneup is a shame and expensive.Most tuneups claim to adjust, check, reset, or modify back Continue Reading ...

Time For Your Spring Air Conditioner Checkup

Posted on: September 27, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] It's been a long winter in most of the country, but spring has finally arrived - birds are returning from their winter habitats, the first flowers and plants are beginning to emerge from the thawed earth and you see the branches of the trees in your neighborhood bearing buds which will soon bring forth leaves. It's a great time of year and we all look forward to the warming temperatures and spending more time outdoors. Of course, this means that summer will be here before we know Continue Reading ...

Air Conditioning Repair Tips and Advice

Posted on: September 26, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] No matter how well you maintain your home sometimes things are going to break down. It might mean a minor inconvenience to you or it might mean a major disruption of your life. Repairs around your home can add up quickly, especially if you don't deal with them right away. The longer you wait to address the issue, the worse it gets.If you live in a warmer client, maintaining your air conditioner is probably a big priority. No one likes to come home to a hot house in the middle of Continue Reading ...

Building an Energy Efficient Home – Top 10 Tips

Posted on: September 25, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Choose an architect who understands low energy efficient house design Be sure that builders are aware of the low energy aim of your house Choose tradespeople that have both knowledge and experience in energy efficiency Remember many architects/builders don't go beyond minimum building standards and regulations but minimum isn't the most efficient. Minimize Your Heat Loss: Keep your house plan simple and compact - A house that is compact and without extensions will have less Continue Reading ...

Ways to Clean Your Old Furnace

Posted on: September 24, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Cleaning a furnace may seem like a daunting task for a lot of people, but you cannot escape the fact that you really need to keep them clean to maintain its perfect working condition. It is important for someone to know how they can keep their furnace clean, and this is what this article will be showing you today. Below is the step by step procedure that you need to take when cleaning your furnace:1. You need to cut of the power supply of your furnace by turning the switch of the Continue Reading ...

The Benefits of Condenser Cleaning

Posted on: September 23, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Condenser cleaning is important because most households and industrial workplaces make use of air conditioners whether heavy-duty or simple types to freshen up and clean the surrounding air. As it filters out the circulating air, it is inevitable that dirt, dust and other particulates will adhere to the system.The same is true also for refrigeration condensers, which are important components of the whole system as it is the one responsible for the cooling sensation given off by the Continue Reading ...

HVAC Marketing Strategies

Posted on: September 22, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Are your furnace and air conditioning sales suffering because you use the same old ways of marketing?Thirty years ago in this industry, there were far fewer contractors and much less competition but today it is a much different story. The common complaint I now hear from almost every contractor is; "there are just too many contractors to make a decent margin."They also say that they are not satisfied with the institutional type of marketing that they are offered - "it doesn't make Continue Reading ...

HVAC Preventive Maintenance Tips

Posted on: September 21, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Air conditioning and heating units are costly to replace. So, it's important to do some regular preventive maintenance on your home units. This maintenance can be done by the home owner and will help the unit last longer.This maintenance should be done at least twice per year. I do it one time in the fall right after the leaves have fallen. And, once again in the spring just before the air conditioning is needed to beat down the summer heat.Here are some tips to help you with this Continue Reading ...

Energy Efficient Homes – Build Your Dream Home

Posted on: September 20, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] We've all heard the urge to "go green." But what does it mean exactly? Is it really possible to build an energy efficient home that does not rely on coal energy or chemical energy? Is is possible to rely solely on alternative energy sources for our everyday needs? If you want to know the answers to these questions, just look at today's retirees.There is a lot to be said for the new crop of environmental-friendly, retiring Baby Boomers who are refusing the canned retirement Continue Reading ...