Closing Room Vents Is Not a Way to Save Energy!

Monday, April 25th, 2016

During the warm seasons here in Louisiana, you’ll want to find ways to cut back on your air conditioning bills without needing to sacrifice too much when it comes to comfort. There are many ways you can do this: learning the best settings on your thermostat, installing a smart thermostat, remembering to schedule spring maintenance, and running ceiling fans.

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Energy Savings in Spring and Summer with Thermostat Settings

Monday, April 18th, 2016

With the weather warming, air conditioning systems are going to start up… and most of them will stay at work for months to come. Along with nice, cool indoor temperatures, this also means higher energy bills. However, you may be paying more to cool your home during warm weather than is necessary. Regular maintenance, replacing an old system, and having the ductwork cleaned can help rein in those bills. But there’s a simple step you can take right now with your AC, which is learning the best way to set the thermostat so there’s little energy waste.

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How Does Too Much Humidity Affect Your Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Although temperatures have been relatively mild lately, warmer weather will be here soon enough. When it hits, humidity will come along with it. You’ll likely be turning on your air conditioning system shortly in order to get relief from the heat and stickiness. What if there was more you could do though?

Good news! There is: installing a dehumidifier is the ideal way to decrease your home’s relative humidity level, which should stay between 30%-50%. If it’s any higher than that you’ll find that your home is uncomfortable and your air conditioner does not work as efficiently as it should. We’ve discussed how too much humidity really affects your indoor air quality, as well as how a dehumidifier can help, below.

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What You Can Expect During Your AC Maintenance This Spring

Monday, April 4th, 2016

It’s April, and spring is now fully underway. Last week we posted an important reminder about scheduling air conditioning maintenance so that your home’s cooling system will be prepared for the warm weather to come—especially when springs turns into summer. (And that time will be here before you know it!)

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