Comfy Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog: Archive for October, 2016

How Can You Benefit from Energy Upgrade California?

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Take a moment to consider how much you spend on energy each year. You may be surprised to find that your HVAC system accounts for about half of all your energy usage. Knowing this, it’s only natural that you want to find ways to save money. You may think that the only way to do this is by sacrificing your comfort, but this is not the case. You should be able to use each of the appliances in your home with freedom, and without the need to worry about spending your entire budget on utilities.

But how do you find a balance? Is there a way to make sure that your home comfort stays intact while still saving energy? The short answer is, yes! You may have to change your energy habits a bit, and you’ll need to seal air leaks throughout your home to ensure that your HVAC systems work as efficiently as possible. But another important step you can take is to upgrade your home with energy-efficient appliances, as outlined on the Energy Upgrade California® page.

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PACE Financing: What It Is and How It Benefits You

Monday, October 24th, 2016

It’s never the wrong time of year to learn about how you can save money on your energy costs. One way to do this is through the California PACE (Property-Assessed Clean Energy) program. This program serves as a catalyst for financing renewable energy improvements as well as energy efficiency improvements on residential or private properties.

The PACE program, which authorized by state law as it is in California currently, enables state and local governments or other inter-jurisdictional authorities to supply the funds needed for the upfront cost of energy improvements on both residential and commercial properties. These funds can be paid back over time by the property owners. The program is designed to help promote energy efficiency, water conservation, and renewable energy projects.

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Duct Cleaning for a More Efficient HVAC System

Monday, October 17th, 2016

If you’re like the average homeowner, you probably don’t give much thought to the ductwork responsible for moving conditioned air from your cooling system through the vents. However, since we’re at the tail end of summer, giving your system many months to accumulate dirt and dust, now is the time to start thinking about those air ducts.

If left to build-up, a layer of dirt and dust can cause problems for your household and your air conditioning system. This is a great time to catch up on some maintenance by scheduling a ductwork cleaning appointment with our team.

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Why Should You Care about Clean Indoor Air?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Indoor air quality is not something that many homeowners give a lot of thought; however it’s become a pretty significant problem in homes across the country. Fortunately, there are more people becoming aware of the harmful particles that may circulate through their living spaces. But homeowners need to know what to do about it.

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Keep Your Furnace Safe This Winter

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Our temperatures may still be mild, however it’s only a matter of time until we feel that first cool breeze, a sign of much chillier nights that are well on their way. When that time comes, you’ll be forced to think about your furnace and whether or not it’s up to the task of warming your home this winter.

Modern gas furnaces are manufactured with safety as the utmost concern. Not only that, but gas furnaces have multiple safety features that help to protect homes from dangers due to combustion or carbon monoxide leaks.

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