energy efficiency

Smart Thermostats: The Next Generation of Programmable Technology

By |March 10th, 2020|Thermostats|

With the heat looking to beat down on them even though summer hasn’t quite arrived yet, homeowners in the Phoenix, Tempe, and Scottsdale areas are looking for ways to lower their cooling costs. Many of Arizona’s residents are just beginning to learn how smart thermostats can help them control the comfort level of their desert home, which can greatly reduce their monthly bills. Did you know that thermostats control 50% of your energy bill? If you could save an average of 15% on your home cooling costs, would you make the switch? […]

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 [...]

Fixing Heat Loss and Air Leaks in Your Home this Season

By |November 24th, 2015|Energy Evaluations, Energy Savings, Heating, Service & Maintenance|

Heating your home during the winter gets expensive. By cutting down on heat loss, you can keep your family nice and cozy without compromising your bank account. Is Your Home Efficient? You know your home [...]

Good Reasons You Shouldn’t Ignore Scheduling HVAC Maintenance

By |August 18th, 2015|Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

"If it ain't broke, don't fix it." This old saying may seem like common wisdom to many people, but when it comes to your HVAC system, it can lead you astray. While scheduling annual maintenance [...]

Learn About the Advantages Heat Pumps Offer Over Air Conditioners

By |August 6th, 2015|Heat Pump|

In our hot desert climate, heat pumps are becoming an increasingly popular choice with homeowners who want to pay lower energy bills. Heat pumps are configured similar to air conditioners, with two coils of refrigerant [...]

How to Understand the EnergyGuide Label

By |July 28th, 2015|Energy Savings|

The EnergyGuide label found on a wide range of appliances and electronics helps consumers learn about how efficiently the appliance or device operates. The Federal Trade Commission requires that manufacturers place the labels prominently on [...]

Learn How Professional Duct Maintenance Can Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

By |June 23rd, 2015|Ductwork, Service & Maintenance|

Without proper duct maintenance, residential ductwork is all too often the weak link in the chain of HVAC energy efficiency. The Department of Energy reports that at least 20 percent of the air conveyed by [...]

Great Advantages of Solar Air Conditioning

By |June 11th, 2015|Solar, Solar Air Conditioning|

The sun is a great source of energy. Every summer, much of that energy pours down on your house in the form of heat. But with solar air conditioning, you can take that energy and [...]

What Every Phoenix Homeowner Should Know About Energy Audits

By |June 4th, 2015|Energy Evaluations, Energy Savings|

If opening your electric bill each month is a terrifying experience, it's probably time to schedule a home energy audit. This in-depth inspection of your home identifies areas where energy is wasted and leads to [...]

Should You Install a Tankless Water Heater in Your Phoenix Home?

By |April 6th, 2015|Service & Maintenance|

The Phoenix area may be one of the most ideal locations in the U.S. to use a tankless water heater. In the desert southwest, tankless systems don’t need to work as hard as they have [...]