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How Can You Be Sure About HVAC Load Calculations?

Load calculations are used by HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) professionals to determine what size heating/cooling unit will efficiently serve your home. If it’s too big, you’re wasting energy; if it’s too small, you’re uncomfortably hot or cold. So, your HVAC contractor crunches the numbers to calculate the right size heating and cooling equipment for [...]

Save on Heating Costs This Winter!

When you learn more about your own cooling and heating costs, you can make informed decisions concerning ways to control energy expenditures. For example, have you followed the process to calculate your annual heating costs? You can use that information to better manage this year’s heating costs. ‘Sneaky-Smart’ Ways to Save Energy Making your heating [...]

Cutting Down on Winter Heating Bills

Low gas prices and a mild winter can keep your Woodlands-area heating bills down this season, but did you know you could lower winter heating costs even more by making your home more efficient? The tips below will reduce your utility bills not only in winter, but all year long. Winter Heating Tips Install a [...]

Why Hiring Professional Plumbing Contractors for a New Build is the Best Idea

When building a new home, you can be your own general contractor. And save a lot! In addition to their fees, many general contractors markup labor and materials’ cost; it’s a common practice and not dishonest – they are, indeed working hard to get the job done right. If you have the time and energy [...]

Three Common Central Air Conditioner Problems in Southeast Texas

Your air conditioner is a sophisticated piece of equipment, and despite the fact that most air conditioners are built to last a long time, eventually, something will break and need attention. Let's have a look at three of the most common air conditioner problems that you are likely to encounter. Low Refrigerant Refrigerant is the [...]

Costs of Not Maintaining Your Heating and Cooling

Your HVAC unit is a workhorse, designed to function year in, year out, doing a heavy-duty job of heating and cooling your home in all kinds of weather. But even though these systems are well equipped for hard work, they need occasional maintenance. A spring and fall maintenance checkup is a must for ensuring the [...]

3 Ways to Extend the Life of Your HVAC System

Your HVAC system represents a substantial investment, so you should do everything you can to make it last as long as it can. HVAC systems are designed to run for many years -- some might last for as long as two decades, and are only replaced because the homeowner is looking for greater HVAC efficiency [...]

3 Things to Know Before Upgrading Your Heating System

There a few important points to consider before upgrading a heating system. After all, it's an expensive investment, and you want to make sure when you're replacing equipment that you're choosing the best system for your home and climate. Here are three things you should know before you make your purchase. What Size? Whatever heating [...]

Do you prefer Summer or Winter? Proper HVAC maintenance is important!

Do you prefer to get your annual HVAC maintenance in summer or winter? Actually, it's important to schedule maintenance twice a year—in the spring, before cooling season starts, and in the fall, before heating season starts. That's the best way to ensure that your equipment runs right all year long. Here's why. Spring Maintenance It [...]

3 Ways to Reduce Heating Costs

Winters are mild in The Woodlands area, offering us an opportunity to lower our energy bills considerably in contrast to the high costs of summer. By taking just a few extra measures to reduce heating costs even more in winter, we can put away the savings for the long cooling season ahead. Install a Programmable [...]

What You Need to Know about Surge Protectors before Hurricane Season

With hurricane season bearing down on the Gulf Coast, it's easy to forget about the hazards big storms create with regard to power outages and electrical surges. Home maintenance steps before or during hurricane season should include installing surge protectors for sensitive electronics, home entertainment centers and HVAC equipment, including central air conditioners and heat [...]

Back-to-School Energy Savings: Get Them While You Can

Summer is a time of high energy consumption for most families, which translates into big monthly utility bills during the school break. Now that classes are back in session, you have an golden opportunity to get those high energy bills under control. These tips for back-to-school energy savings can help: […]

September 9th, 2014|Saving Energy|

Green Options For Your Home HVAC System

We believe in being good stewards of the earth and our resources. That’s why we are committed to helping you reduce your carbon footprint and save money with our green air conditioning and heating options for your home. (And no, we are not talking about the color of your system.) We have broken down several [...]