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Holiday Energy Savings: How to Save More this Season

The holiday season one of the happiest times of the year. Between spending time with family and friends and participating in your favorite winter activities, there is so much to be joyful about and thankful for during the holidays. While you are enjoying the holiday festivities, there are a few ways that you can work

Home Upgrades You Can Do in Just a Day

Many homeowners would like to improve their homes in one way or another, but oftentimes, the idea of making these improvements can seem daunting due to the time commitment involved. Lucky for you, we’ve gathered up several excellent home improvement projects that don’t take very long to complete. Quick and Affordable Home Upgrades Take a

Home Appliance Updates That Are Worth the Investment

A lot of appliances have made incredible leaps over the past few years towards energy savings, so now is a smart time to replace them. If you are deciding whether or not to upgrade your home’s major appliances, think about the following figure: Major appliances are responsible for about 13% of your household’s total energy

What You Should Know Before You Replace Your A/C

Are you considering whether or not your air conditioner could stand to be replaced/? Maybe your A/c has quit working as efficiently, or you’re after a more energy efficient unit and and you think now might be a great time to get a replacement.  Or, maybe you’ve never thought twice about your A/C and have

Home Improvement: When Do You Need to Hire a Pro?

Are you the type of person who loves to take on home improvement projects? The internet has changed the way that homeowners think about repairs and maintenance. Between YouTube, Pinterest, and home improvement blogs, homeowners now have a wealth of resources to help them take on DIY projects simply and affordably. However, some projects require

Will High-Efficiency Filters or High-MERV Filters Harm My HVAC System?

High-efficiency and high-MERV (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value) rating filters seem beneficial because they filter out very small particulates, such as pollen, dander, and other allergens. Yet these types of filters have some negative consequences too. Here are some benefits and drawbacks of high-efficiency and high-MERV rating filters. The Role of the Filter in HVAC The