Keep Your Home Cool With A Ground Source Heat Pump

A conventional AC unit should keep your home fairly cool, but it will not necessarily keep your costs down. The cooling costs associated with running an AC unit can make a big dent in your budget; in fact, they are one of the highest costs that a homeowner has to contend with. If you are looking for a way to keep your cooling costs down, you should be willing to pay a little extra money for the right equipment. [Read More]

The Pros And Cons Of A Tankless Water Heater

Approximately 17 percent of the average household's energy usage goes to heat water, according to the U.S. Department of Energy,, more than all other household appliances combined. That's partly because most households use traditional water tanks that heat water 24/7 so that it will be ready when you need it. That process results in a lot of wasted energy. One way to curb that waste--and save money on your utility bills--is to install a new tankless water heater. [Read More]

Troubleshooting a Low Heat Situation in Your Baseboard Heating

If you have baseboard heating in your home, and you are noticing the outflow of heat coming from the heaters is less than you expect, you will need to do some troubleshooting. Low heat output in baseboard heating may be repaired with a few simple steps. Here are some things to be on the lookout for when dealing with baseboard heating that is not warming your home as it should. [Read More]

How To Slash Your Water Heating Costs

When you think about saving energy, you usually think about turning off lights and raising your air conditioner's thermostat because these are things that you can easily see and control. But did you know that your hot water heater is also one of your home's biggest energy users? Even though it's hidden away where you never think about it, it's your only appliance that runs 24/7/365. Here's how to keep your hot water heater from heating up your budget. [Read More]