Looking For Better Energy Savings? Consider Variable Speed Air Conditioning

Air conditioning season is about here; while we all want to stay cool and comfortable, we also want to save money, especially considering the high cost of energy these days. Energy efficiency is important when choosing an A/C system for your home. By choosing a system that uses less energy, you can save a substantial amount of money on heating/cooling …

Using A Dehumidifier This Summer For Increased Comfort

Summers in the Midwest can be brutal, and your air conditioner can only do so much to help you beat the heat. A dehumidifier used in conjunction with your A/C can make your home more comfortable. Dehumidifier Benefits Dehumidifiers help control the level of moisture in the air. Most people feel comfortable when the relative humidity in their home is …

Get Fresher Air With Air Filtration Systems

The average adult inhales at least 17,000 times per day, with the vast majority of those breaths taken indoors. Most people in Northern Indiana and Southwestern Michigan would never think of guzzling unfiltered lake water or gulping down dirty food, but we take in dirty indoor air every day. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the air inside our …

High Efficiency In The Bathroom Increases Savings

For most families, more than half the water used indoors is used in the bathroom, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. That’s why it’s smart, when remodeling or installing a new bathroom, to choose high-efficiency fixtures. The financial savings add up quickly, as do the benefits to the environment. New technology allows showerheads, for example, to work just as …

Use These Tips To Know When To Repair Or Replace Air Conditioning

There comes a time in every home’s life when its “Old Faithful” air conditioner becomes just a little bit too old, or is no longer quite as faithful. When that happens, you face a decision of whether to repair or replace your old A/C system. The decision can have a big impact on both your family’s comfort and finances. A …

Save Energy With Strategies For Water Use

Water expenses can add up — especially during Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan summers, when many of us use extra water to cool off and to keep our lawns green and our gardens healthy. These water-saving tips can help keep your water bill low and help the environment.

UV Light For Better Indoor Air

UV light has long been used in the medical industry to kills airborne germs to prevent outbreaks of contagious disease. Corporations also install them to reduce illnesses among employees. Now the same powerful tool can be used in residential air systems to help improve the quality of the air you breathe. An ultraviolet light — a sterilizing agent found in …