If you’re going on a vacation, save money by adjusting your thermostat before you leave. You might think turning off your air conditioner is the best idea-but your home can suffer. A better plan is to turn the temperature up a few degrees. Keeping Your Home Safe If you have pets in the home and they won’t be traveling with …
Heat pumps are energy-efficient choices for year-round home comfort in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan, using less energy than many other systems to both heat and cool your living spaces.
If you are having problems with your furnace, don’t count on that repair bill just yet: You may be able to skip the call to your service technician by trying a few furnace troubleshooting tips on your own.
One of the easiest parts of your home heating and cooling system to ignore is the ductwork. This simple but important part of your system conveys the heated and cooled air from your air-handling unit to the various rooms of your house. Tucked away in walls, attics and basements, it’s a part of the system that few people really think …
Many people overlook caring for their HVAC equipment before leaving for a trip, and if you’re planning an extended vacation this summer, it’s important that you take steps to ensure your air conditioning equipment is properly prepared for your absence. This will help you avoid potentially costly problems.
Ceiling fans are an excellent money-saving tool that can improve your indoor comfort and lower your utility bills. The specially designed blades of a ceiling-mounted air circulator create a pleasant draft in the room.
Many people tend to think that the only way to avoid frozen pipes is by taking action during the freeze itself. While not completely preventable, there are a number of things you can do now to ensure that the next South Bend winter does not wreak havoc on your house.
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 …
While many people think that energy bills are just something to put up with, there are a number of things your can do to create energy savings. Energy Star recently offered a few tips we thought were worth passing along:
Heat pumps are efficient heating systems, but if yours stops functioning it can become a frustration rather than a comfort. Here are some tips to consider when troubleshooting heat pumps or deciding if it’s time to call a pro.
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