Upgrading Central AC RI MA

Upgrading Your Home AC System

By | Energy Efficiency, Saving Money, Staying Cool

If you have not done so already, it would be wise for you to regularly have your AC unit inspecting by a professional in order to prevent any emergencies, keep the house as cool as possible, and save money on your electric bills. You may want to ask yourself if it is time to upgrade as well. A new AC system can keep your home cooler for a fraction of the cost, saving you money in the long run. Here are some signs that it is a good time to upgrade: AC is over 15 years old. The AC system…

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Insulation Installer in Rhode Island

How to Insulate Your Home Properly

By | Energy Efficiency, Saving Money

When cutting AC costs, what do you do? Do you replace your filter? Have maintenance come and take a look at your unit? That’s all stuff you should do regularly, but if you are not insulating your home, you may be spending more money than you think. Your home should have insulation already, especially if it’s a newer home. Homes built after the 1940s generally have good insulation, but it varies quite a bit based on who built the house. However, a little more insulation never hurts, and will usually help. Here are some ways to keep the air out…

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Split System Air Conditioner Installer RI

Cooling Your Home with a Ductless System

By | Energy Efficiency, Staying Cool

Summer is creeping up on you faster than you think. Soon, it will be the season for running your AC and praying your bills will not be too high. If you have not done so already, get your unit checked out by a professional. A yearly service will keep the bills low and keep the AC from breaking down during a long summer day. You should also consider upgrading your AC. A newer unit could save you money, as it is more than likely to be more energy efficient. Also, look into a ductless system. What is a Ductless System?…

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Installer Fresh Air Intake RI MA

Adding a Fresh Air Intake to Your Home

By | Air Quality

Why You Should Add Fresh Air to Your AC or Heating System When you think of fresh air, positive thoughts fill your mind. Going outside and enjoying nature. Inhaling clean air free of any contaminants. You may not think of your own home, though. Your Home: Dangerous for Your Health? When we think of dirty air, we think of the industrial park, or a city crowded with cars. Rarely do we think of the place where we lay our heads to rest as a haven for unhealthy air. However, this may be the case. According to the US Consumer Product Safety…

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Dehumidify a House RI MA

How to Stay Comfortable in Humid Weather

By | Staying Cool

How to Dehumidify Your Home and Basement If you live in Rhode Island or Massachusetts, you know that the weather can get quite humid and sticky. Having a home located near water may mean that you’ll have to dehumidify your house even more Humidity in the Air Moisture gets into the air of your home, creating humidity. While water in the air is natural, too much can lead to trouble even in cooler winter weather. Excessive moisture in the basement or in your home can lead to things such as: Feeling uncomfortable. If you live in a humid environment, you…

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Energy Efficient AC Installer RI

The Benefits to High-Efficiency Central AC

By | Energy Efficiency, Saving Money

Why a High-Efficiency AC System is Beneficial Summer is fast approaching here in Rhode Island, and already, the temperatures can be unbearable. If you are thinking of upgrading your central air conditioner, or just to lower your AC bill and help the environment at the same time, looking into a high-efficiency AC is an investment that may benefit you. Every appliance, as we move into a world that’s more concerned with energy consumption, is competing to be as energy efficient as possible, delivering you quality performance while using as little energy as possible to do so. Here are a few reasons why…

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Proper AC Maintenance

Proper AC Maintenance for Homeowners

By | Energy Efficiency, Maintenance, Staying Cool

How to Maintain Your AC When You’re Not a Professional Summer is upon us in Rhode Island, and it’s time for you to make sure your AC is up to the challenge. Just like a car, annual air conditioning maintenance goes a long way towards summer comfort, preventing high electric bills or worse: needing to hire professional to repair your unit. Even if your AC seems to be running smoothly, you should still consider regular maintenance, as there could be problems hidden right under your nose. The best part? You don’t need to have expert knowledge to get the most…

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Wifi Thermostat Installer Rhode Island

WiFi Thermostats: Gimmick or Great?

By | Energy Efficiency, Technology

WiFi Thermostats: Gimmick or Essential? Every appliance nowadays seems to have a WiFi gimmick to it. You can use WiFi for your stove, fridge, and even your thermostat, which we’ll be talking about today. But what is it, and are there any benefits of a WiFi thermostat? We’ll break it down for you and let you decide if it’s worth your time, or if it’s just a gimmick. How Does it Work? For this article, we’ll be looking at Honeywell’s RTH9580WF Wi-Fi Touchscreen Thermostat. Odds are, if you’re the average 21st century homeowner, you have a WiFi unit. The thermostat…

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Degree Days Explained

Degree Days Explained

By | HVAC Terms Explained

What Are Degree Days? It sounds like another word for a graduation, but knowing what degree days are can be important if you want to know how to read an electric or gas bill. It’s also a good way to calculate your overall energy consumption. In a time where people are concerned with how much energy they’re using, and how much the electric bill is each month, degree days can help you immensely. What is a Degree Day? Degree days are calculated based on the temperature of 65F. Why 65, you may ask? That’s the temperature where most people won’t…

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