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  • How Upgrading To A Ductless Air Conditioning System Improves Your Home's Energy Efficiency


    If you're trying to save on your monthly energy bill, consider upgrading your home to a ductless air conditioning system. A ductless air conditioner avoids energy loss experienced by both central air conditioners and window air conditioners. With a central air system that forces cool air through your ducts, you're wasting a lot of energy cooling the area around the ducts due to thermal transfer, which could be a crawlspace or a space between your walls that doesn't need to be conditioned.
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  • 4 Ways To Boost The Efficiency Of Your Furnace


    Heating costs are always increasing, which is why it is important to find different ways to boost the efficiency of your furnace,. If you want to reduce spending each month, check out these four tips that will help boost the efficiency of your furnace, making your home warmer for less. Seal and Insulate Ducts Forced-air heating is the most effective because furnaces quickly warm your home to a desired temperature. However, because of the ductwork, they are not the most efficient way to heat your home.
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  • How To Keep Up Your HVAC Efficiency


    Would you like to decrease your monthly utility bills? Are you hoping to reduce your reliance on both your heating and air conditioning appliances? If so, regular maintenance is the best long-term solution to an inefficient HVAC system. As your HVAC appliances get older, they are bound to become a little less productive. But, with some basic DIY maintenance, you can do your part to fight off this loss of efficiency and productivity and prevent having to call an HVAC installation company.
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  • Having A Fireplace Installed In Your New Home? 4 Safety Tips You'll Need To Remember


    If you're having a fireplace installed in your new home, you're in for some cozy winters. Fireplaces not only add charm to a home, they're also a great way to add extra warmth, especially during those long winter months. If this will be your first fireplace, you might not be aware of the safety precautions you'll need to take. You see, while fireplaces do add warmth to your home, they can also pose risks, especially if you're not careful with them.
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  • Problems With Your Water Heater


    When you call a specialist for plumbing repairs on your water heater, there are a few problems that they will look for first and foremost. Are any of these your problem? You'll need an expert to diagnose and fix them.  There Is No Hot Water This is certainly a frustrating issue. Occasionally there is a simple fix, such as a broken pilot light. For electrical hot water heaters, the power supply could also be an issue.
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  • 3 Maintenance Tips To Keep Your Heating Costs Down This Winter


    As the weather outside begins to get colder, your HVAC system will be using more energy to keep your home cool. To keep the costs of heating your home as low as possible, regular maintenance is important. With a good winter heating maintenance routine, your heating will be much more efficient. Here are a few HVAC maintenance tips to help ensure your heating costs are lower: 1. Fall Servicing Before You Use Heating
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  • Prepare Your Air Conditioner For The Fall With These Care Tips


    With hot summer temperatures giving way to cooler fall weather, there's a good chance you're winding down your air conditioner usage. That gives you the perfect opportunity to get it ready for the upcoming fall and winter months. Following these A/C maintenance tips will ensure that your A/C system stays in great shape throughout the fall and winter. You'll also have peace of mind that your A/C system will be ready for action next year.
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  • 4 Questions To Consider When Your Air Conditioner Isn't Working


    If your central air conditioning unit isn't working so well, you may want to rush out and get a new one immediately. However, there are some important questions you should consider before you make your final decision. Check out these questions that will help guide you. Is a Repair a Better Option? Before you run out and buy the newest system for your home, first consider if a repair is a better option, however, just because a repair is possible, it doesn't mean it is the best option.
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  • Is Your Home's HVAC System A Potential Fire Hazard?


    While an HVAC system is not typically thought of as being a potential fire hazard, there is the risk of a fire occurring if the system isn't maintained. Here are 3 reasons why your home's HVAC system could be at risk of causing a fire. Connection and Wire Insulation Problems Your HVAC system has several components that use electricity. The fan, thermostat, and condenser coils all have some sort of connection that could be problematic.
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  • Insulating Your Attic For Improved HVAC Efficiency


    When you have heating and/or cooling ducts running through your attic, you need to take steps to make sure that your ducts are not exposed to the outside temperature. While the temperature in your attic might not affect the temperature inside your home, it can affect the efficiency of your heating and cooling equipment.  The Problems Presented by an Uninsulated Attic When your attic heats up during the summer, it can heat up your AC ducts, and as cool air from your AC flows through heated ducts, the ducts will warm the air flowing through them.
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