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You Can’t Control Summer Temperatures, But You Can Control Your Energy Costs

With temperatures rising and energy costs soaring, there are a variety of steps you can take to cut the expenses of cooling your home.

“Cooling and heating equipment use more energy than any other appliance. This inevitably shows up every …

Common Problems With Boilers

With so many advances over the years, boilers are much more safe and reliable than those of previous generations. Though problems do still arise, and many times, you don’t learn about them until you need your boiler in cold weather.…

Ideas To Help Warm the Cold Spots In Your Home

Let the sun shine! There’s a lot of free heat available from that giant orb in the sky – keep your shutters & blinds open around the areas of your house the sun streams in to let in as much …

Zones and HVAC: Are there benefits for your home?

Some HVAC systems in larger homes have what’s called a “zoned system” – that is, multiple thermostats controlling the temperature in multiple areas of the home. Also, zoning can refer to a single thermostat controlling the temperature in multiple areas …

The Good and Bad of Smart Home Thermostats

You’ve more than likely heard of “Smart Home Thermostats” by now – referring to thermostats that can automatically adjust your home’s climate based on recognizing your preferences. In addition, these thermostats are Wi-Fi connected and capable of being adjusted through …

Conserve Water and Energy this Summer

Summer days are full of carefree fun, but make sure you aren’t being careless with your water and energy use this season. These smart tips will help you conserve valuable resources and will make a difference on your summer utility …