April 12, 2017

4 Simple Home Insulation Strategies that Save Money

Spring is here. For many customers, this is a popular time of year to save on energy bills by opening windows instead of running your air conditioner. While you are enjoying the mild, comfortable temperatures, don’t forget to evaluate your home’s insulation and heat protection systems. Even a top-of-the-line energy efficient HVAC unit can become ineffective if you struggle to keep the heat out of your home. Take the time...

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March 15, 2017

4 Benefits of Installing a Smart Thermostat in Your Home

Innovation continues to be ever changing in the world of heating and air. From upgrades in thermostat technology to smart controls that learn your temperature preferences, we’ve seen a number of changes over the last 10 years that are reshaping the way we use and preserve energy in our homes. Here are a few reasons to switch to a smart thermostat. It Learns Your Temperature Preferences Ten years ago, programmable...

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March 2, 2017

3 Ways Decorative Window Treatments Can Conserve Energy in Your Home

Looking to transform the feel of your home? Bring a splash of color and style to your home and preserve its energy efficiency through window treatments such as awnings, mini-blinds, black out curtains and drapes. Homeowners, who design their window treatments wisely, can boost their household energy efficiency savings. Following these simple window decoration tips can help stretch your climate control dollar throughout the year. Drape Your Bank Account in...

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January 17, 2017

How Can I make My Home Greener?

Let’s face it; no one wants to spend hundreds of dollars every month on expensive utility bills. Even worse is the amount of damage that can be done by overusing energy. We all have to share our earth together, so why not start off the New Year by making your home a greener, more energy efficient living space for your family and for the better of the environment as well....

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December 21, 2016

Dirty HVAC Filters: How They Impact Your Home

The dangers of not properly maintaining your HVAC system can have a major effect on both your family and your home. From higher energy bills to possible illness, the filters that are responsible for keeping the air quality in your home clean must be changed or cleaned regularly to ensure these negative aspects of dirty filters do not start to wreak havoc on your home. The following are top issues...

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December 14, 2016

HVAC System Tips For The New Year

As we close out another year, it is important to have a trained HVAC technician check your HVAC system to ensure everything is running smoothly. From poor air quality to running up your energy bills, a poorly maintained HVAC system can be expensive. Conducting routine service on your system at the beginning of the new year will not only help cut down on expensive utility bills, it will benefit the...

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November 9, 2016

HVAC Holiday Usage: How To Conserve Energy

The holidays are synonymous with friends and family. As the holiday season quickly approaches, hosting parties during the sometimes-chilly fall/winter nights in California will mean extra use of your HVAC system. If you are hoping to conserve energy during the holidays, follow these tips for better energy consumption of your HVAC unit. HVAC Holiday Usage: Thermostat Settings  When you constantly change your thermostat setting in your home, you may notice...

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July 6, 2016

Free Ways to Save Money This Summer

Has your electric bill skyrocketed this month? With one heatwave behind us and another sure to follow, many Southern Californians are watching their monthly expenses rising along with the temperatures. While air conditioning simply isn’t an option for many residents, there are free and low-cost ways to reduce your air conditioning costs this summer. Fill Up the Fridge Believe it or not, keeping your refrigerator well stocked helps you save...

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June 8, 2016

Benefits of a Blower Door Test

Making your home more efficient can pay off in a big way over time. There are many different tests we run to test the efficiency of a home. One of those is a blower door test. A blower door test will find all the places that a home is leaking air. There are often a lot of small leaks in a home. They could be around doors, windows, electrical outlets,...

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May 20, 2016

The Importance of Changing Your Air Filter

We know, we know. We’ve said it a thousand times – change your air filter! Well, we will probably keep on saying it until people actually start doing it. Changing the air filter in your HVAC unit is one of the most simple maintenance tasks you can do. You just pull the old one out and put the new one in. However, most people don’t do this, ever. They only...

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