Programmable Thermostats Offer Features Beyond Temperature Control

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

Programmable thermostats aren’t just a means of adjusting your home’s temperature. If you look beyond that essential feature, you’ll find that today’s programmable thermostats offer a level of convenience and flexibility that wasn’t available to homeowners before. By affording you the control to adjust your home climate according to your family’s schedule, a programmable thermostat allows you to alleviate energy costs by reducing the level of energy used to heat and cool your household.

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Using An Energy Evaluation Helps You Take Effective Steps Toward Reducing Your Energy Footprint

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

An energy evaluation is the perfect way to not only save money on your long-term energy costs but also take a step toward reducing your energy footprint.  They involve detailed inspections of your home and its heating and cooling systems, as well as past energy usage trends.  This information will be processed and result in recommendations you can implement to become more energy efficient.  

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Get Preventive Maintenance Now, Before The Summer Heat Wave Hits

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

Preventive maintenance is key to making sure you stay cool in your home all summer long.  The heat in the San Joaquin Valley is intense and you want to make sure your air conditioner doesn’t break down when you need it most.  

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Duct Sealing Is Essential To Energy Efficiency

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

If you’re trying to cut heating and cooling costs, one of the first things you should consider doing is sealing your ducts. According to the Department of Energy, 75 percent of homes in the U.S. are affected by leaky ductwork. If your home falls into this group, you could be losing a great deal in annual energy costs.

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Fresno Homeowners: Prepare Your Air Conditioning Now for Cool Air All Summer

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Summer is coming quickly, and with it, high air conditioning bills. There are a variety of ways to reduce this cost, however. One of the easiest ways is to make sure your air conditioning system is running smoothly and efficiently. Regular maintenance can make a world of difference.

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Will Your A/C Make It Through A Fresno Summer? Some Clues

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

California residents are savvy, well-rounded people, and they know how to properly care for and maintain HVAC equipment to get the most for their money. But even with the best maintenance plan, there comes a time when your A/C needs replacing.

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Generous Tax Credits Make It a Good Year For Solar Panels

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Green energy alternatives are everywhere. More electric and hybrid cars are on the road; composting and recycling are required in many cities; and the HVAC world has not been untouched. Homeowners now use geothermal heat pumps and wind turbines as energy sources. As well, solar panels continue to rise in popularity, particularly in the greater Fresno area and San Joaquin Valley.

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Download Our New Home Comfort Guide!

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

We hope you’ve been following our blog each week, and getting your HVAC questions answered right here.  Whether it’s how to change a filter, improve your indoor air quality or size your replacement HVAC equipment, we want to make sure that you get the facts you need to make informed decisions about your home comfort.

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Curb Spring Allergies With Better Indoor Air Quality

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

With spring comes a host of molds, pollens and airborne viruses. When these get indoors, they can be a nightmare for someone with allergies. The EPA has put together a guide on problems associated with poor indoor air quality. In most homes, the indoor air quality is worse than the air outdoors. There are a host of solutions, though. Many air cleaners on the market that can make a world of difference in your home’s air quality.

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