Are 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.
A 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!
Whether 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!
Do you need to replace your cooling system sometime in the next couple years? If so, 2013 might be the year to do it, because federal tax credits are available until the end of this year for installing energy-efficient HVAC systems! You can get all the details about the HVAC tax credits below.
As homeowners become more conscious about how much energy they consume, many people are looking for energy-efficient alternatives to traditional home appliances. One such example is a tankless water heater. According to the Department of Energy, a tankless water heater can save you 24-34% off of water heating costs if your home uses 41 gallons of water per day or less. So what exactly is a tankless water heater and how does it work to provide your home with hot water?