Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘efficiency’

HVAC Efficiency Tips

Monday, November 27th, 2017

money-out-of-chimneyWith energy costs being as high as they are these days, it is no big surprise that more and more homeowners are growing more and more interested in heating and cooling their homes with more and more efficiency. Now, there are many ways in which you can make major investments to boost energy efficiency in your home. Perhaps you’d like to switch over to a heat pump, or even integrate a solar energy system into your home. There are some simpler options worth discussing too, though.

We are more than happy to help you out with your solar energy system services or an upgrade to a high-efficiency HVAC system, of course. Today, though, we want to discuss some tips that will help you to easily boost your energy efficiency when heating and cooling your home. Major upgrades to your systems and your home will have great results,  but so will these suggestions from the Visalia, CA HVAC pros on our staff.

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3 Effective Ways of Boosting Efficiency Levels in Your Home

Monday, January 25th, 2016

During the summer in this part of the country, you are going to be running your air conditioner pretty much nonstop. During the winter season, you’ll be counting on your home heating system in order to keep your residence comfortable and warm. All of this comes at a price, of course, but it should not be prohibitive. That is why Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning is here to help you to enjoy better efficiency in your home. Keep the following tips in mind, and be sure to dial our number with any questions that you may have.

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Energy-Saving Tips to Boost Your Home’s Efficiency This Spring

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Energy-Saving Tips to Boost Your Home's Efficiency This SpringHome efficiency is more important than ever, and now is the time to act. Efficiency improvements and upgrades not only save energy dollars, but also reduce your home’s carbon footprint for a healthier environment and cleaner natural resources. Put your efficiency resources to good use this spring, and enjoy the benefits throughout the summer and year-round.

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How To Read That Yellow EnergyGuide Label

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

How To Read That Yellow EnergyGuide LabelWe all know that when driving, yellow means yield. In the case of shopping for HVAC appliances, yellow means take a second to read the EnergyGuide label before you decide on a product. If you want to save some green, it helps tremendously to understand the EnergyGuide label and what it can mean for your energy bills.

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Sealed Ductwork Is Energy-Efficient Ductwork

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Sealed Ductwork Is Energy-Efficient DuctworkAn energy-efficient cooling and heating system can give you numerous benefits. If you’re not ready to upgrade to a new system, you can do a number of things to increase your home’s energy efficiency, including sealing your ductwork.

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Preventive Maintenance Is The Key To Ongoing HVAC Efficiency

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

Having your heating and cooling system looked at by a qualified technician in the fall and spring, respectively, in the Fresno area will reduce the likelihood of future repairs, make it run more efficiently (and with less energy) and extend the life of your system. In this way, it will save you substantial money in the long run.

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Clean Furnace Filters Enhance Efficiency

Friday, October 21st, 2011

Clean Furnace Filters Enhance EfficiencyThe more efficient your furnace, the more comfortable you’ll feel and the less money you’ll spend on household energy costs. With that in mind, residents of the San Joaquin Valley should do everything in their power to enhance the efficiency of their furnace. The best way to keep your furnace in tip-top condition, of course, is annual maintenance. However, there is one maintenance task that you can perform year round to enhance the efficiency of your system – changing furnace filters.

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Air Filtering 101: How To Use MERV

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Meet MERV.

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Ductwork Design And Installation Is Critical To HVAC System Efficiency: How Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Can Help

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

A typical home in the Fresno area will lose 20 percent of the air traveling through its ducts.  This is air you have already paid for so it basically means that money is leaking from your home.  When considering your ductwork design and installation, you need the professional assistance to make sure that the ductwork is laid out efficiently and that the installation is done properly.  

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Add A Zoning System And Create True Comfort Control

Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

In the Fresno area, our summers are hot and our winters are chilly and wet. With the wide range in temperatures, your heating and air conditioning system will be challenged to keep your home temperature controlled and comfortable. And if you occupy only certain rooms in your house, why should you pay to heat or cool the entire house? That’s why heating and air conditioning zone systems are a practical installation in your home.

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