Posted November 11, 2019 by Jessica Bivins
If you are looking to cut down on your energy bills, air sealing your house is an excellent place to start. The furnace and air conditioner account for 43 percent of energy bills in the typical family home, so you can make a serious impact by ensuring that as much of that treated air as possible remains within your house, as opposed to leaking into the outdoors. Read on for tips on how to air seal your house and to learn the truth about myths regarding air sealing and moisture accumulation.
Posted October 18, 2019 by Aaron Kase
Many of us don’t really understand how electricity works. It’s enough that it does work – you turn the switch, and the light comes on in the room. It may come as a surprise, then, to learn that there are actually two different kinds of electricity that we use to power the many devices in our lives. They are known as alternating current and direct current, or AC and DC (not the 70s-era rock band).
Posted August 16, 2019 by Jessica Bivins
High summer temperatures mean high electricity demand, and the Texas power grid is really feeling the burn. We’re here to help you relieve pressure on the power grid and save money on your energy bills. Read on to learn about how you can conserve energy this summer.
Posted April 23, 2019 by Aaron Kase
In many regions of the country, air conditioning is a necessity to survive the sweltering hot summers. But while forgoing AC in your home may not be an option, you could be faced with a choice between using central air or installing one or more window or wall units. Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of using a central air conditioner vs. a wall unit vs. window unit, and how to decide which model is the right one for you.
Posted April 9, 2019 by Josh Crank
You can’t live without a refrigerator, and you can’t turn it off. On top of that, the refrigerator is one of the biggest energy consumers in the typical home. That’s why it’s important to know when to replace your refrigerator and how to shop for a model that will cost you less in the long run.