Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

Family HVAC Gifts

Family HVAC Gifts

Make holiday shopping easy this year by giving family HVAC gifts this season. Thanks to an emphasis on energy savings for personal and global reasons, there are plenty of new

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Does Insulation Affect HVAC Efficiency?

Does Insulation Affect HVAC Efficiency?

Nothing affects HVAC efficiency more than the quality of insulation in your home. Insulation slows the transfer of heat from one place to another. If heat didn’t move from hot

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Energy Efficiency and the Stack Effect

Energy Efficiency and the Stack Effect

The stack effect is a term that refers to warm air movement and it’s important to know because it affects energy efficiency. If you’ve ever built a fire in a

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How Do Window Treatments Boost Energy Efficiency?

How Do Window Treatments Boost Energy Efficiency?

As far south as the Coastal Bend lies, windows pose a real challenge to energy efficiency. The sun is strong and when it hits the glass, radiant heat pours in.

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Open or Closed: Should You Shut Interior Doors When Running HVAC?

Open or Closed: Should You Shut Interior Doors When Running HVAC?

Have you ever closed a door to a room while the HVAC system is running and noticed how, in spite of there being a supply vent in the room, it

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How to Maximize Room-by-Room Energy Efficiency

How to Maximize Room-by-Room Energy Efficiency

You monitor your thermostat settings to save energy, but your energy bills are still too high. Does this sound familiar? If you are perplexed how to reduce your home’s energy

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Transitioning Seasons: Checking for Air Leaks

Transitioning Seasons: Checking for Air Leaks

Have you been getting a feeling you’re spending way too much on your heating bill this winter, particularly since it doesn’t get all that cold in Corpus Christi? It could

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Manage Your Home Heating Load

Manage Your Home Heating Load

Minimizing your home heating load does take some effort, but it’s well worth the time. The load refers to the amount of heating the home needs to maintain a comfortable

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Bring Your Outlets Into the 21st Century With USB Receptacles

Bring Your Outlets Into the 21st Century With USB Receptacles

If your household is like most others today, you and your family have a variety of USB-powered devices like smartphones, tablets, laptops, digital media players, portable power packs and other

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HVAC Efficiency and Recessed Lights

HVAC Efficiency and Recessed Lights

Many homes that have recessed lights have energy bills that are higher than they need to be. When these lights protrude into the attic, they often provide a pathway for

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