energy efficiency

Have a Pro Calculate Your HVAC Performance and Efficiency

By |February 26th, 2015|HVAC Contractor, Service & Maintenance|

It is estimated that 80% of homes built before 2004 in the Phoenix metro area have oversized air conditioners or heat pumps. If the unit is over sized, your environment will not be comfortable and [...]

Wintertime HVAC Maintenance Tips for Commercial Buildings in Phoenix

By |February 19th, 2015|Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

If you manage a commercial building, winter brings with it a hundred little things that could go wrong. With so much on your plate, it can be easy to neglect your HVAC system. But if [...]

Troubleshoot These Programmable Thermostat Issues Before It’s Too Late

By |August 5th, 2014|Thermostats|

A programmable thermostat can be a great energy-efficient addition to your Phoenix area household. These electronic devices enable homeowners to easily and automatically calibrate indoor temperatures according to their personal at-home and away schedule. This helps reduce energy [...]

Need a New Water Heater? Tips to Finding the Right One for Your Home

By |June 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|

When shopping for a new water heater it is important to buy one that can provide an adequate supply of hot water while using the least amount of power. There are several new water heater options available on the market that cater to all of the types of fuel including solar energy, propane, natural gas, electricity, fuel oil and geothermal energy. Consider the required size, installation costs, maintenance costs, operating costs, type of fuel, energy efficiency and the availability of fuel in your area when making a decision. […]

Keep A/C Use Down and Maintain Your Cool

By |June 19th, 2014|Air Conditioning|

Keeping a central Arizona home cool during the summer can be a costly venture. The following are some tips to help you keep A/C use down while maintaining your cool. […]

Feeling a Breeze? Your Home May Need More Insulation

By |June 17th, 2014|Insulation|

Of all the places in your house to increase energy efficiency and comfort level, the attic is the easiest. But how do you know if you need more insulation? This is easy to determine with a visual inspection of your attic. […]

Do You Have a Plan? Investing in an HVAC Maintenance Plan

By |May 29th, 2014|AC maintenance|

If you’re not investing in an HVAC maintenance plan, the heating and cooling system in your Central Arizona home is susceptible to unexpected repairs and various other problems that directly affect your health and your wallet. When your HVAC unit is well-maintained, your indoor air quality improves, your home is running at maximum efficiency and you can rest easily knowing the unit is functioning safely. […]

AFUE, SEER, and HSPF are Terms You Should Know Before Purchasing Your Next HVAC System

By |May 8th, 2014|Energy Evaluations|

When you are shopping for a new HVAC system, for your home in the Phoenix area, comparing the various models from different manufacturers is made much easier with the AFUE, SEER and HSPF ratings. These ratings describe the overall efficiency of a heating or cooling device, and each rating applies to a different type of equipment. […]

Seasonal HVAC Service Helps Your System Run Longer

By |April 15th, 2014|Service & Maintenance|

Another blistering summer season in central Arizona is around the corner, and it will be time to turn the air conditioning on in your home. The HVAC system in your home is too valuable an asset to risk having break down when you need it the most. That is why you should consider having a reputable HVAC company you can trust perform seasonal HVAC service before the hot weather gets here.   […]

Stopping Air Leaks is Important for HVAC System Maintenance

By |April 10th, 2014|IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

When most homeowners think of HVAC maintenance they typically think of physical things like cleaning and replacing the air filter. One of the biggest things you can do to help your HVAC system perform well is to seal the leaks between your home and the outdoors. Even though this doesn’t always involve components of your heating or cooling system, leaks can force your system to work harder and less effectively. […]