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How to Make the Most of the Energy Upgrade California Savings

Monday, June 20th, 2016

When it comes to using the many appliances in your home, naturally you want to do so in the most cost-effective way possible. These days, everybody is looking at how to cut down on their energy use. Cutting down though shouldn’t mean sacrificing. You should still be able to use your HVAC system as much as you need to, as well as other appliances in your home.

So there needs to be a way to find a balance. Home comfort should never be sacrificed to save energy. Instead you can do things like change your energy habits, upgrade to energy-efficient appliances, and seal air leaks around your home. The Energy Upgrade California  page offers an infographic that shows 8 energy-efficient steps you can take to optimize your home for savings and comfort. We’ve highlighted these tips below:

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What Should You Do if You Smell Gas?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

One of the most common emergency calls we get in regards to HVAC systems is that our customers smell gas coming from the system. This is an issue that should never be ignored and should always be taken very seriously. A gas leak can cause carbon monoxide poisoning, but it could even be so much worse than that. Although rare, a gas leak can start a fire or cause an explosion. Usually the first sign of a gas leak is the smell of rotten eggs—a scent that gas companies add to gas lines so you’ll be able to detect otherwise odorless gas.

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The Importance of Indoor Air Filtration

Monday, April 4th, 2016

When homeowners consider their indoor comfort, they often think about the temperature of their home, and maybe even the efficiency of their HVAC system. These are important factors to consider. However, an often overlooked aspect of indoor comfort is the quality of the indoor air.

According to an article from WebMD, your indoor air quality could actually be worse than the outdoor air quality, especially in the spring. Without proper filtration, you are exposing yourself and your family to contaminants such as dirt, pollen, pet dander, and even pollutants like mold, bacteria, smoke, and car exhaust.

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