High-Efficiency

R-22 Refrigerant Phase-Out: What You Need to Know

By |February 17th, 2020|AC maintenance, Air Conditioning, Air Conditioning Repair, Blog, Commercial AC, Energy Savings, High-Efficiency|

R-22 Refrigerant Phase-Out: What You Need to Know If you have an air conditioning system that was manufactured before 2010, chances are it runs on a specific type of refrigerant called R-22. Refrigerant, commonly referred [...]

Ways to Increase Energy Efficiency During Cooler Weather?

By |November 26th, 2015|Energy Evaluations, Energy Savings, High-Efficiency|

Saving money on energy costs during the winter in your Central Arizona home requires nothing more than a couple of simple weekend projects, most of which are inexpensive or even free. Here are the top [...]

Tips for Saving Money with Water-Efficient Plumbing Fixtures

By |November 17th, 2015|Energy Savings, High-Efficiency|

>How much do you know about water-efficient plumbing fixtures? With the average person using 80 to 100 gallons of water every day, you can save money quickly and painlessly just by installing water-efficient toilets, shower [...]

Those Energy-Efficiency Upgrades That You Make Today–They Could Help You Sell Your Home Tomorrow

By |December 5th, 2013|Energy Savings, High-Efficiency|

Advanced technology has helped to create many products for today’s home that make it a better place to live. Homeowners now have access to energy-efficiency upgrades for heating, cooling, water and appliances that add comfort, convenience and increased value to a home. […]

Desert Heat Tips

By |March 27th, 2013|Air Conditioning, Air Conditioning Tips, Energy Savings, High-Efficiency|

With summer just around the corner in Arizona, the time must come for air conditioning season. If you do not have an air conditioning unit already installed in your home, now is the time and [...]

Ceiling Fans Can Optimize Your Heating System’s Efficiency

By |March 22nd, 2012|Heating, High-Efficiency|

If you're having trouble keeping your winter heating costs down, the ceiling fan is a piece of old-fashioned technology that can still be beneficial. Ceiling fans are useful year-round, and in winter they can be [...]

A Heat Recovery Ventilator In Your Phoenix Valley Home Ensures Fresh Air Without Extra Energy Costs

By |February 23rd, 2012|Heating, High-Efficiency|

Though newly-constructed homes and retrofits are very sound and energy efficient, a side effect is that the air becomes trapped and stagnant. With extreme temperatures in the Phoenix Valley, it’s not pleasant to open the [...]

Be Prepared For Power Outages This Year

By |January 31st, 2012|Air Conditioning, Heating, High-Efficiency, HVAC Contractor|

The power supply in the Phoenix area is relatively stable, with few power outages each year. However, strong winter storms, summer thunderstorms and equipment failure can knock out the power for hours. Even though the [...]

Dry Home? Is A Whole-House Humidifier Or Portable Unit For You?

By |January 27th, 2012|Air Conditioning, Filtration, High-Efficiency, HVAC Contractor, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

To combat the negative effects of dry air, especially in extremely dry areas like the Phoenix Valley, a whole-house humidifier is critical. Portable units are also an option, and while both devices have their advantages [...]

Here’s How To Effectively Use Your Heat Pump’s Thermostat

By |January 19th, 2012|Heat Pump, Heating, High-Efficiency|

In general, programmable thermostats save homeowners money with the use of scheduled setbacks; however, heat pumps work differently. Therefore, to ensure energy savings, you need to know how to effectively use a heat-pump thermostat. Like [...]