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  • What to Know About the New Federal Regulations for Energy Efficiency

    The Department of Energy (DOE) continuously implements rules aimed at reducing energy consumption and pollution in the United States. With the newest 2023 HVAC regulatory changes now in effect, you might wonder how these changes impact new air conditioning systems, energy efficiency and the need... Continue reading

    Alternative Energy
  • What Is a Blower Motor?

    When troubleshooting HVAC issues, you possibly could run across the term “blower motor” and wonder what it means. This essential part of your HVAC acts as the lungs of your heating and cooling system. The blower motor powers the movement of heated and cooled air, making sure your home stays... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • Understanding the New SEER 2 Rating and Why It Matters

    Energy efficiency is more than just a buzzword; it’s an essential consideration for homeowners keen on saving money and who also want to support environmental sustainability. The introduction of new SEER 2 rating standards in 2023 marks a significant shift in how we look at cooling efficiency.... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • 15 Ways to Reduce Air Conditioning Costs

    Are you burdened by escalating utility bills this summer? To reduce AC costs without losing comfort, you should adopt energy-saving routines, implement low-cost changes and make strategic long-term investments. Here are 15 tried and tested tips to use. Adopt Good Energy Habits Trimming cooling... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • 10 Questions to Ask an HVAC Contractor

    Selecting the right HVAC contractor to replace or service your home comfort system can be daunting. That selection is important because the contractor you hire greatly impacts your HVAC system’s quality, endurance and efficiency for years to come. To assist you in making an informed decision,... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • What HVAC Energy-Efficiency Ratings Mean

    Are you evaluating the efficiency ratings of new heating and cooling systems? Perhaps you want to check the rating on your current HVAC unit. In either case, you can learn the efficiency rating and estimated annual operating costs by reading the yellow Energy Guide label around the side of the... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need?

    Whether you’re building a new home or upgrading your existing heating and cooling system, there is one question you’re definitely going to consider: what size air conditioner do I need? Selecting the right air conditioning size is a balancing act. Too large, and you could experience poor... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • 10 Air Conditioning Myths That May Cost You More Money

    Your air conditioner works hard to keep you refreshed and cool, especially on hot days during the summer. Unfortunately, many people believe various air conditioning myths, costing them money. Let’s get to the bottom of these myths to help you make informed actions when cooling your home this... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • Top 10 Tips to Prevent Air Conditioning Problems

    There’s almost nothing worse than dealing with a broken air conditioner in the middle of a heatwave. The first signs of an impending breakdown may be discreet—unusual noises, odd smells or decreased cooling. Before you know it, these seemingly slight issues grow into full-blown breakdowns.... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • SEER Ratings Guide

    As you do research for your next air conditioner, you probably have encountered the term “SEER rating.” Ever wonder what a SEER rating is and why it matters? Use this SEER rating guide to learn everything you need to know about AC efficiency ratings and the new minimum SEER rating increase... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • Best Temperature for Your AC in the Summer

    When the blistering summer heat strikes, everyone scrambles to the nearest thermostat to get the cold air flowing. But the right air conditioning temp isn’t just about keeping comfortable. It’s also about energy efficiency and limiting your power bills. So, what’s the right temperature? The... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • Don’t Neglect Your Air Conditioner this Winter

    As the sudden chill of autumn begins to float through the air, you know winter will arrive soon. Now’s the time to stop and dedicate a few moments to ready your air conditioning system for the off-season. Shutting down your AC as summer winds down safeguards it against harsh winter weather that... Continue reading

    Cooling