Air Conditioning Tips

A/C Operating Tips That Improve Phoenix Valley Homeowners’ Energy Costs

By |July 3rd, 2012|Air Conditioning Tips|

The Arizona summers make it difficult and expensive to keep your home cool and comfortable. The cost of energy is rising constantly, and homeowners like to stretch their energy dollars whenever possible. Take advantage of these no- or low-cost A/C operating tips to keep your home cool and comfortable: […]

Air Conditioner Maintenance: A Must-Have Service That Improves Efficiency

By |June 8th, 2012|Air Conditioning Tips|

Trying to find the time for air conditioner maintenance may be difficult for many homeowners, with all the other chores on your list. But it’s important to find the time — before the heat gets really oppressive and your system is operating continuously — to improve efficiency and avoid unexpected complications. […]

Allergy-Proof Your Home In Just 7 Steps

By |June 6th, 2012|Air Conditioning Tips, Air Quality|

For many residents of central Arizona, allergies are a part of daily living. But you can allergy-proof your home in just seven highly-effective steps: […]

Air Leak Problems In Your Home That Require Expert Help

By |January 31st, 2012|Air Conditioning, Air Conditioning Tips, HVAC Contractor, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

Air leak problems in your home can not only make your life during the winter unpleasant, even in a warm area like Arizona, but can also end up costing you excessive amounts of money on [...]

Indoor Air Quality Strategies: Three Steps That Will Take It From Poor To Effective

By |January 27th, 2012|Air Conditioning, Air Conditioning Tips, HVAC Contractor, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

If you have concerns about the quality of your home’s air, you’re not alone. And there’s good reason for questioning your home’s air quality, as even the federal EPA has listed indoor air as one [...]

Energy-Saving Steps For Budgets That Are Tighter Than Ever

By |January 8th, 2012|Air Conditioning Tips, Energy Evaluations, High-Efficiency, HVAC Contractor, Service & Maintenance|

Arizona’s climate requires a significant amount of cooling each year, and on average, cooling consumes the majority of most homeowners' energy budgets, making energy-saving steps critical. Mild winters don’t mean you can sit back and [...]

Set Your Programmable Thermostat To Maximize Energy Savings And Comfort

By |January 4th, 2012|Air Conditioning, Air Conditioning Tips, Furnaces, Heating, HVAC Contractor, Thermostats|

There are two principles that guide how you should set your programmable thermostat: time frame and degree. Once you know how these principles work, you can lock in energy savings year-round. These guiding principles can [...]

Use Your Whole-House Humidification System To Gain Energy Savings During Cooler Weather

By |December 26th, 2011|Air Conditioning Tips, Furnaces, HVAC Contractor, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

Whole-house humidification systems position homeowners to save significantly. This is particularly true for Phoenix Valley homeowners who experience dry desert conditions year-round, compounding the problem of dry air that comes around each winter. A whole-house [...]

Get Familiar With Your Home As A System And Manage Energy Savings

By |November 18th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Conditioning Tips, Heating, HVAC Contractor, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Insulation|

If you think of your home as a system of integrated parts working together to maintain your indoor environment, you will be able to balance your energy use with your family's comfort during every season [...]

How Can I Effectively Reduce My Home’s Cooling And Heating Load?

By |November 5th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Conditioning Tips, Furnaces, Heating, High-Efficiency, HVAC Contractor|

Reducing your home’s cooling and heating load is the most direct way of optimizing energy savings around your house. It is especially important before you upgrade to a new HVAC system because it can help you [...]