Whether purchasing a home, making sure you understand your HVAC system from the start will go a long way toward insuring your comfort and safety in your new place. Here are some tips for evaluating the HVAC equipment in a potential home.
Energy costs are a significant expense of home ownership. Maximizing efficiency can help you save money while making your home more comfortable. However, it takes more than simply finding the right balance on your thermostat. While controlling the temperature is part of the solution, there are other steps you can take to make your home energy efficient without sacrificing...
Programmable thermostats are a great way to save money (and energy). But you won’t automatically save energy or money simply because you have one installed. You've got to understand how they work, and program them to maximize your savings.
Avoid an unpleasant surprise by taking a moment to understand the warning signs that your air conditioner may be failing and the steps you can take to prevent a breakdown before it happens.
Your air conditioning unit has served you well this summer, so now it’s time to show it some TLC and ease it into a peaceful hibernation. Here are some tips to prepare, preserve and protect this valuable asset during the winter months: Find the air conditioning power circuit near your unit. Open and flip the
If it’s time to do a little remodeling and you’re torn between carpet or hardwood floors, you aren’t alone, It’s a debate that has proponents on both sides of the aisle. (Mainly carpet manufacturers and hardwood floor producers.) If resale value, durability, air quality and beauty are your primary concerns, then quality hardwood floors will