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June 14th, 2017

Texas is a warm climate. Residents with air conditioners who live here consume a lot of energy. Does it really have to be that way? In fact, there are lots of ways you can reduce your monthly bills and still enjoy the comfort of your AC. Here are some helpful tips:

 

Absence of Ceiling Fans

 

An air conditioner is not a substitute for traditional ceiling fans. Contrary to people’s beliefs, ceiling fans are a great help in...

June 1st, 2017

If you’re still using a traditional thermostat, you may still be manually adjusting it between its heating and cooling modes. That can be a real hassle especially during the autumn and spring seasons. Having to switch through different temperatures all throughout the day and through the night with a traditional thermostat is not very efficient.

Yes, it may be time to upgrade your thermostat. Smart thermostats can now track system run time and reminds you to change...

May 15th, 2017

According to the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Air Duct Cleaners Association, there is no scientific support that regular duct cleaning is required. Air ducts are only one of the many sources of indoor air pollutants, and one of the most unlikely at that. Most pollutants that make their way inside a home come from everyday activities like cooking, smoking, and simply moving about. Moreover, the accumulated dust in air ducts usually just sticks to the duct’s...

May 1st, 2017

It’s almost summer and the temperatures are crazy hot. This is when you need your air conditioning system the most to make sure you’re comfortable in these warm months. Too much heat can be hazardous for you and your family’s health.

But one of the problems that most of us face is that when you do need your AC to work, sometimes it just won’t. Instead of it blowing the cold air that you need, it blows warm air.

It is important to note that...

April 15th, 2017
Now that it’s spring, and summer is just around the corner, your air conditioning system is about to be running daily. Many homeowners, however, still believe in myths that make them believe they’re saving on energy costs and maximizing efficiency.   Often these myths and misconceptions not only fail to deliver lower costs, they also hurt your heating and air conditioning units. Below are some of these myths and the reasons why you should not avoid believing them this summer.    1. Turning off...
April 1st, 2017
An HVAC system is a piece of home equipment most have come to depend on to raise the temperature in the cold months and to lower it in the warmer season. But one thing a lot of people don’t know is that your heating and cooling system can also contribute to your allergies. Imagine turning your forced air heating on and finding yourself coughing and sneezing with red, itchy eyes for weeks!   Pollen, pet dander, dust mites, mold, dust, and other allergens can get inside your home with the help of...

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