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Programmable Thermostats: How The Next Generation Boosts Control Over Comfort, Savings

  One of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to reduce your home heating and cooling bills is by installing a programmable thermostat. These temperature regulators allow you to set specified temperatures for different times of the day and different days of the week. This means the system can be set to heat or cool the home only when it is occupied.


Use Efficiency Ratings To Help Navigate An Upgrade

If you’re considering making an equipment upgrade, one of the most important factors you should consider is efficiency. However, equipment is rated differently depending on what it does. It’s essential to avoid comparing apples to oranges, so here’s a look at how efficiency is defined among some of the most popular types of HVAC equipment and the efficiency ratings you should look for.


5 Steps To Better Energy Savings

Saving money on your energy bill is a high priority for most homeowners. There are a number of ways that you can gain energy savings and still keep your home environment comfortable, including these five:


Duct Cleaning Should Be Performed — In These 5 Situations

Many homeowners worry about the unnecessary expense of having their air ducts cleaned when they don’t really need to be, and rightly so. But it’s also a mistake to avoid duct cleaning when a problem exists. Use these guidelines to help you decide if it’s time to have your ducts cleaned:


Duct Returns: How Do Yours Rate For Airflow?

Duct returns in your home do just what the term implies: return air to the HVAC system to be heated or cooled, then delivered back to the rooms through supply ducts. Only with fully functioning, balanced duct returns can your HVAC system supply heated or cooled air efficiently.


The ‘Repair Or Replace’ Dilemma: How To Decide

With winter on its way, it’s essential that you have a furnace that can be relied upon through the cold weather. If you have had some recent heating problems, you may not know whether you should repair or replace your heating system. Furnaces aren’t cheap, but you don’t want to waste money on repairs that will only buy you a short amount of service before another problem emerges. Ask yourself these questions to determine whether you should repair or replace.


Use These Tips To Decide: Repair Or Replace?

The heating and cooling equipment in your home is an important asset.   Do you know when it’s time to repair or replace your system? Below is a list of reasons why you should consider upgrading your system or get it repaired.


Tax Credits & Utility Rebates Give You A Leg Up On HVAC Upgrades

Recently, the government has extended tax credits through the end of 2011 on all heating and cooling equipment that meets Energy Star’s requirements. This means that now is the best time to upgrade your system to a more energy-efficient model. The energy-efficient models that meet the requirements for the tax credits and utility rebates will not only drop the cost of your utility bills through energy savings, but can now be installed in your home for a discounted price.


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