Drawing Up Your Strategic Energy-Savings Plan

Whether you’re in northern Indiana or southwest Michigan, everyone wants to save on energy costs. Of course, how you go about it greatly depends on the unique circumstances of your home. With that in mind, there are a few common trouble spots that you can evaluate to help develop a successful energy-savings plan:

How Do You Know When To Replace Your Furnace System And When To Repair It? Home Comfort Experts’ Insider HVAC Tips

Deciding whether to repair or replace your furnace can be difficult. On one hand, the high upfront cost of a brand-new furnace can be daunting. At the same time, a number of benefits come along with a new furnace, including lower energy costs, improved comfort, reduced environmental impact, quieter operation and fewer breakdowns.  

Programmable Thermostat Features That Let You Manage Comfort And Efficiency

Cutting back on energy use can be done in both big and small ways. Using a programmable thermostat is a small way to add to energy savings. But the control that this small piece of equipment gives a homeowner can result in big savings and greater efficiency.  

Ductwork Depends On Details: Here’s What You Need To Know About Its Design

When it comes to energy efficiency, your ductwork  design is just as important a detail as the type of heating or cooling equipment you have. Ductwork is the superhighway for your airflow. Heated or cooled air may begin flowing from the newest, highest efficiency equipment available today. But, if it is slowed, blocked or dispersed improperly by your ducting, it’s …

Inefficient Crawl Spaces: Avoid Paying For Energy You Don’t Use With These Tips

By insulating and sealing your crawl space, you can make your home more comfortable and reduce your energy costs. How you go about doing that depends on whether your crawl space is ventilated. In Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan, older homes typically have ventilated crawl spaces. New houses are often built with unventilated crawl spaces.  

Air-Source Heat Pumps Are A Good Heating And Cooling Option For Indiana and Michigan Residents

As a homeowner, you may assume that you need both a furnace and an air conditioner to maintain the comfort level in your home throughout the seasons. Heat pumps can do the work of both–so that you experience warm air in winter months and cool air in summer months–in one convenient system.  

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 …