Tips for Offsetting AC Costs by Using Fans

Did you know that ceiling fans won’t actually reduce the temperature in your room or home? It’s true. The average temperature of a room with moving air is approximately the same as one with air that’s still. In fact, the temperature may go up slightly due to the heat that’s produced by the motor of the fan. Continue reading “Tips for Offsetting AC Costs by Using Fans”

5 Ways to Stay Cool and Save Money with Your AC

When the temperatures go up outside, if you are like most people, you’ll retreat indoors to remain cool and comfortable. At this point, your home’s air conditioner will be your best friend. Unfortunately, blasting this cool air all summer long can result in rather costly cooling bills. Continue reading “5 Ways to Stay Cool and Save Money with Your AC”

Is Your AC Leaking Refrigerant? 5 Signs to Watch For

One of the most common issues experienced by any air conditioning system is a refrigerant leak. The job of the refrigerant is to cool your home by removing the warm air inside your AC system and relocating it outside. However, for several reasons, the refrigerant may begin to leak. Not only can a refrigerant leak cause efficiency and performance issues, but it can also cause serious health problems for anyone exposed to the problem. Continue reading “Is Your AC Leaking Refrigerant? 5 Signs to Watch For”

Lower Your Heating and Cooling Costs with Smart Landscaping

Did you know the way you landscape your yard can impact your home’s energy costs throughout the year? When you learn to arrange your plants properly, you can not only transform your lawn into a beautiful oasis, but also reduce your cooling and heating costs. If you are ready to begin saving right now, use these energy-efficient landscaping tips. Continue reading “Lower Your Heating and Cooling Costs with Smart Landscaping”

The Potential Dangers of Window AC Units in the Summer

Recently, “Good Morning America” did a piece on the fire risks associated with window AC units. In fact, according to the National Fire Protection Association, these units were the cause of more than 2,800 home fires each year. Continue reading “The Potential Dangers of Window AC Units in the Summer”