Steps To Take To Lower That Energy Bill

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Benefits of an energy efficient home, Cooling system, Eco-friendly energy conservation

Every time your energy bill comes around, you can’t help but notice the heating and cooling costs are taking chunks out of your savings. Why? It might be time to schedule maintenance on your home’s HVAC systems.

What is HVAC? HVAC is an acronym that means heating, ventilation and air conditioners. It encompasses all the different and unique systems that heat and cool your home.

What’s Hiking My Bill Up?

It can be one thing or a number of things. Has the sealing and insulating in your home been properly installed? With properly installed insulation and sealing, your heating and cooling bill will thank you when its cost has been decreased by up to 20 percent. As a rule of thumb, your insulation thickness should be anywhere from 12 inches to 15 inches if your home has an attic.

How about your windows? Your energy bill can see another decrease in its cost between 7 percent to 24 percent by investing in Energy Star qualified windows.

What about your HVAC systems

The importance of Hvac

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Air conditioner, Cooling system, Cooling system sioux falls

Our modern societies are so filled with little conveniences that we often take many of them for granted. We rely on so many things that we don’t generally think about every day. Refrigeration, for example. We can’t even imagine life without our refrigerators but, if you really think about it, that was most of human history until the past fifty years. Before refrigerators, there was no such thing as saving food. Once food was done, that was it. The concept of being able to keep food fresh longer was huge in the international market and changed the way we all live our lives. There are so many other things in our homes and our lives that have revolutionized the way we live but we don’t even think about. Take heating and cooling, for example. Hvac systems, furnace installation, plumbing services, air conditioner services are more have all changed the way we live our lives but we hardly ever think about them. Plumbing, specifically, has changed everything about society in a very short span