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Pros and Cons of Water Source Heat vs. Ground Source Heat

Pros and Cons of Water Source Heat vs. Ground Source Heat

Ground source and water source geothermal heat pumps both extract free heat energy from the earth in winter and disperse it back to the earth during summer. However, each derives that heat from a different place.


Proper Attic Insulation Can Help Save You Energy All Year Long

Proper Attic Insulation Can Help Save You Energy All Year Long

The amount and quality of the attic insulation in your home makes the largest impact on its energy efficiency and your year-long energy costs. Adequate insulation properly installed will start saving energy immediately, and last for years. In most cases, it’s the most affordable improvement for long lasting comfort.


You Need Tight Ducts to Keep Heat Inside Your Home Where it Belongs

You Need Tight Ducts to Keep Heat Inside Your Home Where it Belongs

Few homeowners in Grand Traverse County understand that regularly maintaining your home’s ductwork is important for reliable heat. Here are some suggestions to help determine whether you have tight ducts:


What are the Benefits of a Variable-Speed Furnace?

What are the Benefits of a Variable-Speed Furnace?

Furnaces are workhorse systems that provide the majority of home heating in the Grand Traverse County area. Though reliable, conventional furnaces may not maintain the level of home comfort you expect, which is especially disconcerting when you’re paying for higher energy.


Installing Water-Efficient Plumbing Fixtures Can Save You Money

Installing Water-Efficient Plumbing Fixtures Can Save You Money

Saving money on your monthly water expenses starts with water conservation, and the best way to conserve this limited resource is with water-efficient plumbing fixtures. The following is a short list of fixtures and systems you can install to help you reduce your water usage and save money on your utility bills.


Discover How Turning Down Your Water Heater Temperature Can Save Money

Discover How Turning Down Your Water Heater Temperature Can Save Money

Do you often wonder why your energy bills are so high? The A/C and furnace are not the only appliances to blame. The water heater accounts for 15 to 25 percent of the energy usage in the typical home. One of the simplest and quickest ways to save money on your energy bill is to turn back the water heater temperature. Here’s why:


Why Air Filter Changes Are So Important

Many homeowners understand the importance of preventive maintenance; however, an effective maintenance schedule involves not only annual furnace tune-ups performed by a heating technician, but also regularly checking the system’s air filter. In fact, changing the air filter might just be the most important step you can take. The benefits of doing so include:


Furnace Filters And Efficiency: Sort Through Factors That Influence Savings

The efficiency of your furnace filter affects the comfort level of your home as well as how healthy your indoor air is. Particles such as pollen, dust, dander and mold can all have a great effect on allergy and asthma symptoms. Efficient filters can also help you save money on your energy consumption.


Energy Evaluations Provide Steps To Improve Efficiency

With energy prices continuing to rise, you might be looking for ways to cut back on your utility bills. An energy evaluation, conducted by a professional, will provide you with ways that you can increase the energy-efficiency of your home. These energy evaluations can provide a ton of energy savings and will end up paying for themselves very quickly.


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