Lower Your Air Conditioning Costs
17 January 2017
When summer comes around and temperatures rise, you know it's about time to switch on the air conditioning. The bills for keeping your home cool can climb quickly, especially if you're new to living on your own and don't know how to conserve energy. Here are some simple ways and some new ideas to bring down that AC bill and become more energy efficient.
Keep It Closed
First of all, be sure to keep windows closed whenever the AC is running.
Keeping Your Home Cooling Costs Down
16 January 2017
When you are a homeowner, keeping expenses down is often one of your highest priorities. However, while you value keeping your home maintenance costs as low as possible, you may not know all of the different ways that you can and should make adjustments to your home to do just that. For example, if you are looking to reduce your cooling costs, you might be stumped as far as where to start.
How To Clean Your Air Conditioner's Condensate Line… And Keep It Clean
1 November 2016
As your air conditioner cools the air, moisture is removed from the air. You AC unit deals with that moisture by sending it into a little drain pan. Then, it is pumped down a condensate line to a drain that connects to your plumbing system or empties directly into the soil. One of the most common minor issues with air conditioners is a clogged condensate drain line. In fact, if water is pooling on the floor near your AC unit, this is the likely cause.
How Do You Know What Size Heat Pump Is Right?
7 August 2016
Several factors help determine what size heat pump is best for your home. You will need to match the proper tonnage just as you do with an air conditioning unit. When choosing the correct unit for your home, it is important to not oversize the pump. If you do oversize the unit, the pump's efficiency will be reduced, and the initial costs are higher. These are a few ways to know how to size your heat pump.