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How to Lower HVAC Costs in the Height of the Summer Heat

Lowering summer HVAC costs can have a major effect on the bottom line of any business. In many cases, keeping the premises cool in a hot summer climate can account for more than half of a building's total energy expenses. There’s good news, however, and that’s the fact that lowering summer HVAC costs is an [...]

By |2020-07-28T20:44:16+00:00August 27th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on How to Lower HVAC Costs in the Height of the Summer Heat

What Business Costs Crop Up in Summer but Not in Winter?

There are many different costs to consider when running a business — including several that are specific to summer in North Carolina when the heat cranks up. Keeping your office building, storefront, or other facility cool requires an investment. Here are some of the summer business costs you need to consider. Energy Bills The most [...]

By |2020-07-02T16:30:57+00:00July 14th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on What Business Costs Crop Up in Summer but Not in Winter?

Can UV Rays That Come Into Your Home Be Filtered?

The sun’s ultraviolet rays, or UV rays, are known for being a health hazard with prolonged exposure, but could they also affect your HVAC system’s energy efficiency? These rays enter your home through your windows when the sun is shining. Find out if you should worry about their effects on your air conditioning and what [...]

By |2020-07-02T16:57:41+00:00July 7th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on Can UV Rays That Come Into Your Home Be Filtered?

How Do You Know Which HVAC Upgrades to Get? Ask the Pros.

Investing in HVAC upgrades for your home’s heating and cooling system can help you save money on energy costs. These upgrades can also boost the value of your Eastern North Carolina home and ensure that it stays comfortably heated or cooled throughout the year. Consider the following kinds of upgrades for your HVAC system. Energy-Efficient [...]

By |2020-05-01T21:26:45+00:00May 14th, 2020|Energy Savings, Humidity, HVAC System, Thermostats|Comments Off on How Do You Know Which HVAC Upgrades to Get? Ask the Pros.

Is Letting Your House Get Too Hot Really the Best Way to Save Money?

Is turning your A/C off while you’re at work a viable strategy to reduce monthly electrical expenses this spring and summer? Turning off any electricity-consuming device obviously results in reductions in your monthly utility bill. When it comes to HVAC, however, turning the system on and off can do more harm than good. Turning off [...]

By |2020-02-28T01:43:53+00:00March 24th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on Is Letting Your House Get Too Hot Really the Best Way to Save Money?

What Are the Ways a Home Envelope Can Work for Your Home?

Home envelope is a catch-all term for various structural elements that work together to support a comfortable and efficient indoor environment. Generally, the envelope consists of the walls, the roof/attic, windows, doors, and the foundation/craw space. Here’s how each part of the home envelope plays a role and how to ensure it’s doing the job. [...]

By |2020-01-31T18:12:46+00:00February 20th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on What Are the Ways a Home Envelope Can Work for Your Home?

Learn These Money-Saving Secrets To Keeping Warm During the Winter

Saving money on energy costs during the winter is as important as doing so during any other season. In fact, it may be significantly more important. In the United States at large, average winter heating costs can be as much as four times the cost of cooling the same house during the summer. The good [...]

By |2020-01-31T18:05:53+00:00February 11th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on Learn These Money-Saving Secrets To Keeping Warm During the Winter

What Are the Most Common Misconceptions About HVAC Units?

Heating and cooling expenses make up a large percentage of your energy bills. When you’re looking for ways to reduce your energy usage, make sure you’re not falling for common HVAC myths. Keep the following in mind so you can save energy with your HVAC system the right way. Myth: You Don’t Really Need Routine [...]

By |2019-12-20T18:16:36+00:00January 30th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on What Are the Most Common Misconceptions About HVAC Units?

Keep Heating Costs Down by Taking Good Care of Your HVAC Unit

It's a no-brainer that households across the country are going to experience high heating costs throughout the winter season. However, if you take special care of your HVAC unit, you can help keep some of these costs under control. Below are a few tips to help you make that happen. Get Your Equipment Serviced Your [...]

By |2019-12-20T18:33:08+00:00January 9th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on Keep Heating Costs Down by Taking Good Care of Your HVAC Unit

How Duct Sealing Before Winter Pays Back

As winter approaches, there are a lot of preparations to be made in getting your home ready. Checking your insulation, weather proofing your windows and doors and scheduling your HVAC maintenance are all included. However, one of the most important things you can do this winter is also one of the most neglected: duct sealing [...]

By |2019-11-26T02:08:00+00:00December 5th, 2019|Energy Savings|Comments Off on How Duct Sealing Before Winter Pays Back