Furnace Replacement: Why A Springtime Purchase Makes Sense

May 3, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

If you had problems with your heating system over the winter, you may have delayed buying a furnace replacement because of the cost or because you didn’t want to be without heat during the cold winter months. However, with the arrival of spring, there is really no better time than now to replace your furnace.

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Put That Tax Refund Aside For A New Air Conditioner, And Your Investment Will Have A Long-Term Payoff

May 1, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

If you’re like a lot of people in the Twin Cities area, you’ve already decided to invest your tax refund in your home. One home improvement that can actually pay you back over time is the purchase of a new air-conditioning system that will work hard to keep you cool and comfortable all summer long.

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Tend To Your Cooling System — The Warm Winter Means You May Soon Need It

April 26, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

Although it’s hard to predict the weather, one thing is for certain. Eventually you’ll need to turn on your cooling system when temperatures in the Twin Cities get uncomfortably warm and humid. Spring is here, so that could be sooner rather than later. And running your air conditioner without first ensuring that it receives the necessary seasonal maintenance could cause your electric bill to rise and needless wear and tear to occur on your HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) equipment.

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Custom Comfort With A Zoning System, Whether You Want The Same Temperature Or Several

April 24, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) systems keep your home comfortable, no matter the weather outside. Unfortunately, even the best HVAC systems sometime struggle against the realities of house design and the laws of physics. Maybe one part of your home is always comfortable, while another is too hot or cold. Or maybe it seems as if your HVAC system is running all the time to try to keep your temperature consistent.

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Relax — You’re Working With A NATE-Certified Technician

April 19, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

You may have heard someone complain about an experience with an HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) contractor that was less than positive. Perhaps the technician was unable to diagnose a problem properly the first time he visited, or perhaps the technician had to return several times before being able to fix the problem. You may even have heard of technicians installing used parts when making repairs, but still charging the customer the price of new parts.

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Your Carbon-Monoxide Detectors: What You Must Have And What You Might Want To Have

April 17, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

Carbon monoxide is an incredibly dangerous gas. Since it’s colorless, odorless and otherwise undetectable, you or your loved ones could succumb to carbon-monoxide poisoning before you even know it. That’s why carbon-monoxide detectors are a must in your home. You should install one on every floor for maximum safety, and at the very least, you should install one within earshot of all sleeping areas so if a carbon monoxide leak occurs at night, you can escape the dangers.

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Save Energy Dollars, Reduce Your Heating And Cooling Loads

April 12, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

Although winter has been unseasonably mild in the Twin Cities this year, your heating bills may still be substantial. When you’re looking for ways to save energy dollars, lowering your heating and cooling load by improving the efficiency of your HVAC equipment makes sense. Here are some steps to consider:

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The Home Energy Audit That You Can Do Yourself

April 10, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

Improving your home’s energy efficiency begins with accurately appraising its condition in the here and now. While a comprehensive evaluation is a job for a professional energy auditor, a do-it-yourself home energy audit can point you in the general direction of issues that need closer examination. This process is something that most homeowners can do, and after you finish, you’ll have a clearer idea of how to prioritize repairs and where investments can produce the greatest benefit in energy savings.

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An HVAC Maintenance Plan Ensures Proper Care For Your System

April 5, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

As a homeowner, one of your main responsibilities should be to ensure that your HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system is working efficiently and correctly. This can help you avoid a breakdown when you need the system most, and prevent little issues that a professional HVAC technician could fix quickly and easily from escalating into serious and potentially costly problems.

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Programmable Thermostats — Options, Placement And Energy-Saving Settings

April 3, 2012 Uncategorized  No comments

Are you tired of having to change thermostat settings manually before you leave for work or when you go to bed at night, so that you can conserve energy and decrease your energy costs? If so, installing and using a programmable thermostat might be the solution you’re looking for.programmable thermostats, Twin Cities, Minnesota

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