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Learn from My Experience–Get Your Air Conditioner Checked Before Summer

Spring may not be a time when most of us think about air conditioning, but now is definitely the time to give your air conditioning system a spring checkup.  Add it to your spring cleaning list and make sure that's your house is ready for the arrival of summer.  I know from experience how important this pre-warm weather check up can be. Years ago, my husband and I purchased a new home in a lovely subdivision outside of Washington, DC.  We were excited about showing off our new residence to friends and invited our best friends to join us for [...]

Heating & Cooling Energy Tips

As much as half of the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling. So making smart decisions about your home's heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system can have a big effect on your utility bills and your comfort. Follow these five tips to increase the efficiency of your heating and cooling system. Tip #1: Make sure to change your air filter on a regular basis Check your air conditioning filter every month, especially during heavy use months (winter and summer). If the filter looks dirty after a month, make sure you change it. At a minimum, [...]

Save Money with a New, Energy-efficient Furnace from Your Local Okaloosa HVAC Dealer

The cost of a furnace is more than the cost of materials and labor to install the furnace.  The estimated cost of a new furnace is $2,500-$4,000.  The estimated cost of labor to install this new system is around $4,000 in the Okaloosa County area.  How is this expenditure going to help you save money?  If you decide to install a new more fuel-efficient unit, you will make up the difference starting immediately.  These new units are much more fuel efficient.  To calculate your potential savings costs, you may want to consult your local Okaloosa Utility Company or call your [...]

Evergy Saving Air Conditioning Tips

Tips to keep your Air Conditioning Unit in full working order. The days of summer will soon be upon us, and in order to make sure you have your central air unit in full working order we are here to offer you a few helpful energy-saving tips. Depending on your region of the country, air conditioning can account for anywhere from 5 to 50% of your household budget. Living in Florida, air conditioner is such a sizable investment. You can save money and energy by carefully purchasing and operating your air conditioner. Maintenance and Operation Tips Air Conditioning filters are [...]

Can Going Green Help You Save On Heating Costs in Okaloosa County?

Rising utility and gas prices are an unfortunate fact of life for us these days.  Most of us are concerned with the cost of energy as well as saving our energy resources through wise management.  Making your life greener doesn’t have to be a pain.  There are some simple, yet cost saving things that you can do that will help you save money and “go green” at the same time.  Reducing your impact on the planet can save you money. For example, it doesn’t cost any money to turn down your water heater’s thermostat to a medium setting.  Most of [...]

A Call to Your Local Utility Can Help You Save Considerably on Future Utility Bills

Want to see a detailed usage analysis of your power bill?  Do you know how much electricity each of your appliances cost to run?  Your air conditioning is a major drain of power on your bill in the summer.  Do you want to know just how much your air conditioning is costing you to run?  Your local Okaloosa Utility service provider will schedule an appointment for a representative to come out and check your system and give you helpful advice on how to save more on your next bill.  You may be surprised at how much the little things add [...]

Are You Heating Your Home Efficiently?

Fall is over and winter is fast approaching.  How do we know that we are heating our home efficiently?  We don’t want to keep our furnace running anymore than necessary.  Here are a few tips that will help you save on your heating bills this winter. Let nature help your heating bills. Use the radiant heat of the sun.  Open your blinds or drapes to allow the sun to shine in, heating up your interiors with radiant heat from the sun.  Make certain your ducts are dust free to allow air to flow freely through the ducts when your furnace [...]

How Do You Know If Your Furnace is Efficient?

The one thing we know about energy bills is that they are not going to go down, especially in Destin Florida, because not only do we have to run our air conditioners all summer, we aren’t used to the cold so we run our furnaces all winter.  Also our energy resources are likely to diminish or the cost of raw materials increases, this cost will be passed on to us, the consumers.  As we get crunched by the economic downturn, homeowners are struggling to spend less, use less energy, and pollute less without giving up the warmth and creature comforts. [...]