It’s no secret that energy costs are on the rise. The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects that U.S. homeowners will see increased energy costs this winter. They forecast price increases of 22 percent for natural gas, 28 percent for heating oil, and 26 percent for propane this winter compared to last winter. Increases in the cost of electric heating are …
While the spring and summer bring much-needed relief from the cold weather, they bring their own set of challenges. Keeping your home comfortable during the Kansas City area’s cooling season can result in high energy bills. Here are some spring energy-saving tips to help you keep your bills down.
As the cold winter moves into the Kansas City area, it’s easy to forget the importance of conserving energy. As we continue to deplete non-renewable resources, and increase carbon dioxide emissions, we hurt the environment. On a personal level, we waste not only our natural resources, but also hard-earned money. Fortunately, a few easy energy savers can dramatically reduce unnecessary consumption.
Regardless of what type of heating system your home employs, annual HVAC service is critical to both the safe operation of your equipment and to avoiding costly repairs. In order to get the most out of your preventive maintenance plan, here are three steps that should be included with your next service checkup: