Monthly Archives: June 2013

Install a Hot Water Recirculation System for Instant Hot Water in your Home

A hot water recirculation systemThink about the last time you turned on a faucet and waited for hot water. Most likely, a stream of unused water was sent down the drain while you waited for it to heat up. In the average home, somewhere between 10,000 and 20,000 gallons of water is wasted per year on waiting for hot water! Luckily, a hot water circulation system provides the perfect solution to this problem.

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Want to Breathe Healthy Indoor Air? Install a Home Air Cleaner!

Air CleanerAre you concerned about the quality of the air in your home? It’s an understandable worry, especially when you consider the fact that the EPA estimates indoor air is 2-5 times (and sometimes as much as 100 times) more polluted than the air outside. Unfortunately, the disposable filters that many homeowners in our area have installed are ineffective at improving the health of indoor air. For that, you’d be much better off installing a home air cleaner.

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Take Advantage of Tax Credits for Energy Efficient Water Heaters This Year!

small_3446025121A couple weeks ago we wrote about the federal tax credits that are available for newly-installed, energy-efficient HVAC systems. What we didn’t mention in that post is that these tax credits are also available for energy-efficient water heaters! So let’s take a look at why you should consider installing an energy-efficient water heater and the details about the 2013 tax credits!

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What is the SEER Rating of an Air Conditioner?

SEER RatingWhether you’re on the market for a new air conditioner or you’re trying to better understand the performance of your current cooling system, one of the most important things you’ll have to look at is an air conditioner’s SEER rating. Today we’re going to talk all about SEER ratings and how to use them to figure out the efficiency of an air conditioner!

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