When summer pours on the heat, you want to be cool. For many reasons, people often turn to a window air conditioner. While window A/C units can offer many advantages over other options, they present their own challenges and drawbacks.
If it has been a few years, now is the time to have your HVAC contractor inspect, service and clean it. Tune-ups on cooling systems that have been neglected can provide 5 to 15 percent energy savings or more.
When the thermometer dips below 20ºF and there is more than a little breeze outside, you can find out a lot about how well your home seals out the cold. Reduce the effects of air leakage and save energy while heating and cooling your home.
While we only need a little tickle of electricity to keep us connected today, our "plug-ins" consume much more electricity each year.