February 20, 2013

5 Ways to Save on Your Heating Bill

According to the federal government’s Energy Star heating and cooling guide, the typical home produces twice the greenhouse gas emissions than the average car. This is, in large part, due to the use of heating and air conditioning in the home. To save both energy and money, here are five things you can do to help the environment and your wallet at the same time. 1)    Set Your Thermostat. Setting...

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February 14, 2013

Tips for Keeping your Heater and Air Conditioning Running Efficiently

Statistically, nearly half of every energy bill goes into heating and cooling. This is why it’s important to make wise and informed decisions regarding heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system. Here are three steps you can take to make your system more efficient to add to your comfort and subtract from your energy bill. Seal your heating and cooling ducts: Countless energy is wasted by forced air and heat...

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February 7, 2013

3 Tips For Keeping a Warm Home in February

February is one of the coldest months in California. With the cold usually comes an increase in the use of your heating system. Here are a few tips to save some energy (and money) while staying warm. 1) Move the furniture away from heating vents. This will keep the heat from getting trapped in one place and will allow it to permeate throughout the house a lot quicker. This also...

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April 12, 2012

Air Conditioning Efficiency Tip #2 From Your Orange County Comfort Specialists

Your A/C Unit Needs A Bath! Don’t wait until your air conditioner looks like this one.  By then the  damage may have already been done.  A dirty condenser will lead to a blown fan motor and will eventually cause your compressor to fail, which is the most expensive HVAC repair you could ever face! Before that happens, if your A/C is not kept clean, your energy bill will increase and...

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January 19, 2012

Tips for maximum Efficiency and Comfort

Are you getting the most for your comfort dollar? Whether your comfort system is old or new, in a new or old home, in an apartment of single-family home, there are many little things you can do to optimize it’s efficiency and mimimize your utility bills.  They’re all definitely worth the small amount of time and expense they take, because in the long run, they’ll save you money. Outside the...

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October 4, 2011

What is a “QUALITY” Installation Contractor?

If you are reading this, then you’re probably thinking about replacing your air conditioning system.  And if that is true, then you’re on the right path.  Your new air conditioning system is not going to be cheap, no matter whom you choose to install it.  The good news is, if you plan on staying in your home, this should be the only time you ever have to go through this...

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