14 SEER vs. 16 SEER

14 vs 16 seer

When searching for a new HVAC unit for your home, there are a lot of different factors that you’ll have to consider. One major factor to consider is how energy-efficient a given system is, which can be indicated by the unit’s SEER rating. Understanding and comparing SEER ratings can help you make informed decisions about […]

What Does SEER Mean?

What Does SEER Mean

Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio If you’re looking for a new air conditioner, it can be difficult to sort through all of the various brands and information associated with air conditioners and HVAC systems, in general. Choosing the best air conditioner for your home means that you’ll have to consider your home’s size, the climate you’re […]

2023 Heat Pump Tax Incentives & Rebates

There are some exciting money-saving programs available for Texas homeowners looking to upgrade their current HVAC system to a new more energy-efficient heat pump in 2023. Updates to the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) further incentivize homeowners to make energy-efficiency upgrades to their home by installing high-efficiency heating, cooling, water-heating equipment, and more. The largest credits […]

Why You Need a Smart Thermostat

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Have you been looking for a simple way to take control of your home comfort? Are you frustrated with how much you spend on your energy bill each month? Let us introduce you to the smart thermostat! A smart thermostat is an excellent companion for your home’s heating and cooling system, allowing for reduced energy […]

A Guide to Air Conditioner Energy Efficiency

A person holding a phone and pointing at a temperature control app next to a digital smart thermometer set to 63 degrees

Your Guide to Energy Efficiency When summer rolls around, many of us just crank the AC in order to feel cool. But did you know this could cause you to pay more money and not necessarily get the performance you expect? AC energy efficiency is crucial to staying cool all summer long without spending too […]

What’s More Efficient: A Heat Pump or a Furnace?

Heat Pump

If you’re in the market for a new central heating system, you have a big decision ahead of you: Do you go with a heat pump or a furnace? They’ll both provide reliable comfort, but they go about doing so in different ways. To better understand which one will meet your needs and budget, it […]

How Zoned Temperature Control Can End the Thermostat Wars

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It’s a rare family that can agree on a thermostat setting. If one person is comfortable, everyone else is too hot or too cold. It’s not a tragedy worthy of Shakespeare exactly, but the constant bickering can cause some real frustrations — even divorce. (We’re not kidding.) The problem with a conventional heating and cooling […]

AC Energy Saving Tips for This Earth Day

Air Conditioning and Heating

Caring for the health of our Earth should be one of our top priorities. As far as we know, there’s no other planet that can sustain human life in our solar system. One of the easiest ways to reduce our use of Earth’s natural elements is by reducing how much energy we consume. Even though […]

Lower Your Energy Bills by Setting Your Thermostat

Air Conditioning and Heating

People are always looking for effective ways to save money. Heating and cooling a house has become a major expense for many households. There is a lot of information available on the Internet about how to save money on your monthly energy bills. However, the best way to do this is by having a digital […]

3 Reasons Your Energy Bill is Too High

Air Conditioning and Heating

Do you think you pay too much on your electricity bills? You may be right, because for most of us, electricity is one of the largest utility bills that we pay every month. Therefore, it is only wise that we should always make an effort to reduce it as much as we can. Most of […]

Is Your Home Properly Insulated?

Is Your Home Properly Insulated

Is your home properly insulated? Many homeowners don’t know the answer to this question right off the bat. Take a look at your heating or cooling bill. Is it more than $100 per month and you’re barely using any energy? If so, you may have an insulation problem that may need to be addressed immediately. […]