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Why It’s Important to Seal Air Leaks in Your Home Envelope

Why It's Important to Seal Air Leaks in Your Home Envelope

In an energy-efficient home, the thermal envelope is well sealed in order to keep heat in during winter and to keep heat out in summer. Air leaks indicate breaches in the envelope, and this translates energy loss. Here is more about detecting these leaks and why doing so is worth the effort.


Keep Cooling Costs Low With These Helpful Tips

Keep Cooling Costs Low With These Helpful Tips

Instead of managing your summertime cooling costs by turning the thermostat up, these methods can help you stay comfortably cool and drive down energy consumption at the same time. You can help your cooling system work more efficiently and make small improvements to your home to measurably lower your energy consumption. 


Weatherize Your Home for the Summer — It’s Not Too Late

It’s just as important to weatherize your home in the summer as it is in the winter. Where winter weatherization keeps your Traverse City home feeling warmer longer, the same techniques can help keep it cooler during the hottest summer days. The time and money it takes to properly weatherize a household is recouped in annual comfort and reduced energy costs.


5 Ways To Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Catastrophic flooding due to ruptured frozen pipes is one of the most common damage claims submitted on homeowner’s insurance policies. The average claim for water damage due to a frozen pipe exceeds $10,000. A broken water supply line can leak hundreds of gallons of water into your home, enough to cause severe damage to personal possessions and the home’s structure before the flow can be stopped. Professional water damage recovery services are usually required to remediate the short-term and long-term consequences of interior flooding. Pipes generally freeze due to prolonged temperatures of 20 degrees or below – conditions common to… Read More »


When Your Hardworking Air Conditioner Could Use a Hand

Summertime in the Grand Traverse County area can get very hot and muggy, and your overworked air conditioner can use a helping hand to keep you cool. These tips will help you take the load off of your system to increase its efficiency, reduce wear and lower your cooling costs.


Weatherstripping Your Home – An Easy DIY Project for Energy Savings

Weatherstripping is a relatively easy and inexpensive way to reduce your home’s energy consumption while keeping your family more comfortable during cold Michigan winters and hot summers. If you’re handy with basic tools such as staple guns, utility knives and hacksaws, weatherstripping is a job that you can do yourself. If you don’t have the time or aren’t comfortable working with tools, contact your trusted HVAC technician for help.


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