November 24, 2014

Medina
Mostly cloudy
46°F

If Attic Heat And Humidity Are Bogging Down Your Energy Costs, Consider Radiant Barriers

Radiant barriers installed in your attic can help reduce your energy bill and make your home more comfortable. If you’ve ever gone up in your attic on a summer afternoon, you know how much higher the heat and humidity is up there than outside. The sun heats the roof all the way through to the inside of the attic Read More…

With Proper Air Sealing Techniques, You Can Save A Bundle On Energy Costs

If your home isn’t sealed properly to keep warm air out in the summer and keep it inside in the winter, you’re likely paying much higher energy bills than you need to. With the depths of summer right in front of us, now’s a good time to evaluate whether your home is sealed properly and Read More…

An Upgrade To High-Efficiency A/C Could Provide Several Long-Term Benefits

As summer comes to Northeast Ohio, many homeowners will be contemplating an upgrade to a high-efficiency A/C system. When it comes time to buy a new cooling system for your home, advances in HVAC technology over the past decade can add up to significant savings and improvements in home comfort. When installed by a knowledgeable Read More…

The Standby Generator: Your Assurance Of Power When You Need It The Most

Standby generators are something you don’t think about – until the power goes out. Power outages are a nuisance, to say the least, but they can also be costly, dangerous and in rare cases life threatening. Standby generators can eliminate, or at least greatly reduce, the stress and expense of losing power. Naturally, there are Read More…

Duct Cleaning: Before — Eww! After — Phew!

Over time, dust, dirt, debris and mold can accumulate inside your home’s ducts. In many cases, dirty ducts will not have adverse health effects on the residents of the home, simply because most of the dirt inside the duct system never comes out. However, if you see signs of the following problems, then you should Read More…

Your New Air Conditioner: Weigh These Features, In Addition To The SEER Rating

If you’re in the market for a new air conditioner, there are several features you should consider beyond the SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating. Here’s a look at six additional features you should keep in mind when shopping around: A High EER Rating: The EER (Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating is similar to the SEER rating Read More…

The Smart Choice When It Comes To Programmable Thermostats

Programmable thermostats are great tools for saving energy while providing you and your loved ones customized comfort. And the new generation of smart programmable thermostats takes convenience and control to an entirely new level. Smart programmable thermostats Whether you’re new to programmable thermostats, or you’re upgrading to a new high-tech model, you’re going to love Read More…

Need A Basic Guide To Insulation?

One of the most cost-effective ways to improve energy efficiency in hour home (and savings on energy costs) is with insulation. Whether you’re adding to your existing insulation, or installing new insulation, it’s important to make sure it’s the right type for the job. There are many types and grades of insulation for different areas in your Read More…

Solar Savings — Is Your Home Eligible?

If you would like to find a way to reduce your electrical bill, you should consider the solar savings you can potentially get with a solar energy system installed on your roof. Once your system is installed, you can get free and clean energy from the sun. However, you may first want to make sure Read More…

Is Dust Causing Your A/C To Struggle? Time For A Service Call

If dust in your air conditioner made it more difficult and expensive to cool your home last summer, call an HVAC contractor to clean it for you. Although you can remove some of the dust yourself, you’ll need a technician who has the tools and training to access the parts that you can’t. Dust is Read More…