Did you know that heating and cooling your air consumes roughly half of your entire household’s energy usage? Needless to say, you need to get the most out of your system all year if you want to keep your energy bills under control. Whether your air conditioner is new or old, it needs to be serviced annually if you want …
Radiant Barriers Help Beat Back The Heat And Humidity From Your Attic
As the temperature rises outside, homeowners in the Greater Kansas City area are seeing the familiar increase in their utility bills that goes along with increased air conditioner usage. If you are beginning to dread the arrival of your utility bill or find yourself turning up the thermostat and sweating it out to save money, you’ve probably wondered if there …
Heat Pump Operation — 3 Key Components
The three primary components of heat pump operation include the outdoor condenser/compressor, the indoor blower and the thermostat. An air-source heat pump, the most common variety, is an energy-efficient way to cool and heat homes. A well-maintained heat pump can achieve 300 percent efficiency for heating (meaning it will provide three times more heat energy than the electricity it takes …
Heat Pump Maintenance — Why It’s Essential For Year-Round Comfort And Savings
Routine heat pump maintenance performed by you throughout the year and then annually by an HVAC professional keeps your system working in top condition. Maintenance will lower your electric bills and increase the likelihood that the appliance will deliver the conditioned air you rely on winter and summer.
Finding A Qualified HVAC Contractor — 7 Key Factors
When having your air conditioner, furnace or heat pump repaired or replaced, you don’t want just anyone to do the job. You want to find a qualified HVAC contractor who will do the job right. There are seven key factors you can use to determine if someone is a qualified HVAC contractor:
SEER — What Is It And What Does It Mean To A/C Selection?
2011 was one of the hottest summers on record for the U.S. The Kansas City area was no exception, as our people, produce, and plants suffered through the heat. As a result, summer energy bills also skyrocketed, a circumstance that has many homeowners considering an air conditioner upgrade to keep that from happening again.
3 Ways You Can Reduce Energy Costs At Home While Away On Vacation
If you’re planning a trip this summer, consider these tips to reduce energy costs. You’ll save money and leave your home with greater confidence. Besides unplugging the electronics before you leave and turning down the water heater, make sure you tend to your A/C or heat pump before you go.
A/C Breakdown? 3 Factors That Determine Whether You Should Repair Or Replace
Are you experiencing an A/C breakdown – again? If you can’t decide whether you should repair or replace your air conditioner, consider the following three factors when making your choice.
Trying To Estimate The Costs Of A Solar Installation? Let Us Help
The primary factor that goes into the costs of a solar installation is the system of PV modules, which are the solar panels that absorb energy from the sun. Here’s a look at the elements that can help bring down the costs of a solar installation: