Recent Hvac Articles

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How to Keep Summer Fruit Fresh After You Bring it Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 27, 2015

Tis the season when open air markets and farm stands are full to bursting with delectable fresh fruit. Blueberries, nectarines, currants, figs, and the rest of summer's harvest all...

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Will Blackout Curtains Keep You Cooler This Summer?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 15, 2015

Seems like just yesterday we were groaning over our high heating bills. Now with the full heat of summer about to hit, we're looking for ways to keep ourselves cooler and make our A/C...

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How Much Electricity Does Your Home Really Use?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 10, 2015

Saving electricity. Everybody's talking about it, but what does the idea really mean? Before you start planning ways to cut down on your consumption of electrical power, it would be...

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Mist Cooling Systems for Affordable, Green Outdoor A/C

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 04, 2015

Whew, it's hot out there. Seems like only yesterday we were grumbling about winter's cold. But now the season's finally changed (thank goodness!), we're unhappy with the higher temperatures....

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Program Your Thermostat to Save Money on HVAC

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 14, 2015

Did you know that heating and cooling your home are responsible for up to half of your energy consumption? What's more, if you're not careful, it's easy to waste a lot of that delightfully...