Weatherstripping and caulk form the front line of defense against air leaks in your home. Air leakage into and out of the house is a major factor in poor energy efficiency, inconsistent comfort and even bad indoor air quality. New homes built today are constructed to a high standard of building tigh
Are you paying too much to keep your home comfortable during the winter months? There are a number of easy, effective ways to take control of those high energy costs. Here’s how to lower heating bills and improve your home’s overall energy efficiency year round. Eliminate Air Leaks Aroun
New HVAC equipment comes with a warranty from the manufacturer that provides coverage against factory defects that result in component failures. If you decide against an extended warranty or yearly service agreement with your HVAC contractor, which gives you comprehensive protection, preserving the
Insulating your home can provide year-round energy savings. Installing the correct amount in the right places can increase comfort, too. Before you insulate, it’s important to check for and address any moisture intrusion and air leakage issues. For the best results, place home insulation in th
Air conditioning provides much needed comfort for South Houston residents in the summer. However, despite all of the benefits, most air conditioning units don’t provide total comfort. If it’s time to replace HVAC system, look at how a zoning system benefits comfort and efficiency.
It’s mild to warm to hot in the Houston area year round. How are you reducing solar heat gain? You can keep this culprit of heightened indoor temperatures at bay with energy-efficient window treatments. Here’s how to keep the sun out and the cool in.
Homeowners who want the most efficiency and durability from their cooling systems typically follow through with annual professional A/C maintenance. Central air conditioners contain many precision parts that work in concert to remove the heat from your home’s air. Given the high usage that coo