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Skylights: Pros and Cons for Energy Efficiency

Skylights: Pros and Cons for Energy Efficiency

Whether you have skylights in your home or are considering installing one, it’s helpful to know how they affect your home’s energy efficiency. The cost of heating and cooling your home adds up over the year and while skylights add to the enjoyment of your home, you can have the extra light without noticeably increasing…

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Happy High-Tech Month: HVAC Products to Own

Happy High-Tech Month: HVAC Products to Own

There’s always a lot to look forward to when the new year arrives. This coming year,for instance, we’ve got the month of January to celebrate as High-Tech Month. So let’s talk a bit about high tech in regards to the HVAC industry. There are several HVAC-related gizmos on the market that can make a big…

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Energy Saving Tips for Winter

Energy Saving Tips for Winter

When the weather turns cold, millions of homeowners see an uptick in their energy usage, which obviously leads to higher utility bills. It doesn’t have to be that way, though. Here are some of our favorite techniques that will make energy savings a reality during these chilly months. Schedule an Annual HVAC Checkup You should…

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Planting Trees Can Lead to HVAC Savings

If you’ve ever walked through a clump of trees on a warm day, then you know how cooling they can be. Not only do they block the sun’s rays, but they also give off a cooling breath of air as they go through transpiration, that is, the water in the leaves changes from a liquid…

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Maximize Energy Efficiency: Room-by-Room Savings

Increasing the overall energy efficiency of your home before the long summer starts will keep your energy bills lower. These room-by-room tips may help you focus your efforts to achieve a cooler and more comfortable home. Whole-House Efficiency Have your HVAC system serviced at least once a year. It will run more efficiently and dependably.…

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HVAC Industry Changes to Know in 2018

HVAC industry changes

In 2018 you might experience several HVAC industry changes if you’re buying or selling a home or installing a new system. The HVAC industry is always working toward better efficiency that not only lowers home energy bills, but also protects your health indoors and that of the planet. The biggest change to the RESNET (Residential…

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Ideal Temperature for Pets in the Fall

Ideal Temperature for Pets in the Fall

Autumn in San Antonio usually means the arrival of pleasant outdoor temperatures. For pets indoors, however, fall can mean a time of adjustment to uncomfortable temperature changes if their home’s thermostat is set too high or too low. Here are ways to ensure the temperature for pets is just right in your home while maintaining…

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Update Your Home With USB Receptacles

Update Your Home With USB Receptacles

Back in the day, every electronic device you owned required a different type of cable, leading to a tangled mess under your computer, behind your television, etc. That all changed with the invention of USB. It’s designed to make any device instantly compatible with any other. Many devices even charge using USB now. Because of…

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Household Appliances That Affect Your Energy Bills

Household Appliances That Affect Your Energy Bills

If your household energy bills are too high, finding ways to curb your consumption is a smart strategy to bring them under control. A good way to start is by learning how different household appliances and equipment used on a daily basis can impact your overall consumption and how to reduce the amount of energy…

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What Affects Your HVAC Costs?

If you’re in the market for a new HVAC system, you may be wondering why the companies you’ve called find it difficult to give you an exact figure for your total HVAC costs over the phone. The reason behind that is there are a number of factors that team up to influence the price of…

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