2020 Thermostat Guide: Thermostat Replacement Options
You can find a ton of articles by searching Google for “The Best Thermostats”, but rarely will you find information about your thermostat options. It’s important for you to understand the differences between types of thermostats and evaluate the pros and cons of each before deciding on a replacement. Types of Thermostats There are four…Read More
A Farewell to Freon: What Does It Mean for My AC System?
For decades, the majority of vapor compression cooling systems — those found in practically every car, home and office in America — have worked their cooling magic by compressing a chemical compound known as R22, or Freon. This refrigerant is reliable, effective and cheap — but also, unfortunately, extremely detrimental to the environment. Nearly 50…Read More
Are New HVAC Systems Tax Deductible?
The 2019 tax season (for tax year 2018) is upon us, which means people are trying to find ways to deduct expenses. Curious if you can write off a new HVAC system on your taxes? Are there any other energy-efficiency improvements that qualify for a federal or state tax credit? The answer is a qualified…Read More
Best Energy Efficient Air Conditioners in 2018
Did you know that air conditioners account for around 5% of all energy consumed in the U.S.? With all that power being allocated to keep us cool, wouldn’t you want the most energy efficient air conditioner possible in order to help keep your home cool and comfortable this summer? What Are SEER and EER Ratings…Read More
Energy Star-certified Appliances Can Save You Money
Home heating and cooling has been revolutionized in the past 10-15 years. If you don’t have an Energy Star-approved appliance, the money you think you are saving by not making a purchase could be getting burned up in your inefficient unit.Read More
You’ve Seen The Energy Star Logo — But Are You Familiar With The Most Efficient Label?
If there’s any possible way to make the search for new heating and cooling equipment exciting, the a new high-efficiency category introduced by the federal Energy Star program may be just what the homeowner ordered. As a step up from the long-standing Energy Star logo, the Most Efficient label represents the “best of the best”…Read More