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  • Air Conditioning

    The latest posts for Air Conditioning are listed below.
    • Want to Save Money On Energy? Install a Ceiling Fan!

      Did you know that approximately half of the energy that the average American household uses each year is dedicated to heating and cooling costs? Even with today’s modern, ultra-efficient systems, heating or cooling your home is still an expensive endeavor, particularly during the coldest winter nights and the hottest summer days. So naturally, if you want to make a dent in your energy bills and ...
    • Why is Water Leaking From My Air Conditioner?

      Have you ever walked by your air conditioner and noticed that it’s leaking water? What about taken a look at it and noticed that there’s a stream of small droplets coming out of your system? While this causes a lot of homeowners to panic and think something has gone catastrophically wrong with their air conditioner, the truth is there’s no need to overreact. Water coming from your air conditioner ...
    • Need to De-Humidify? Run Your Air Conditioner!

      The gulf coast of Texas is no stranger to muggy, sticky weather from immense levels of humidity. Airborne water vapor makes the air heavy, stuffy, difficult to breathe, and makes it seem like there’s seemingly no relief anywhere to be found. However, if you’re dealing with this same battle in your own home, you could also be facing problems such as wood rot, ruined flooring, mold growth, and much ...

    Air Quality

    The latest posts for Air Quality are listed below.
    • Duct Cleaning: Start the New Year Off with Clean, Efficient Indoor Air

      How do I keep clean air inside of my home in 2019? “New Year, New Me." This sentence is repeated by many on the 1st of January. One problem, it’s difficult to deliver on these promises, especially when our families, friends, and colleagues are concerned. Whether they want a better physique, a planned trip around the world or a drastic career change early in the new year, there’s a big chance many ...
    • Four Indoor Air Quality Hazards Common During Winter

      Winter is upon us, and while that may mean the start of the holiday season, it also means colder temperatures. While Texas may not be known for having some of the stiff, frigid winters that other northern states may be hit with each winter, it’s not uncommon for temperatures to regularly drop into the 40s or below. This means people everywhere will be flocking to the warmth inside and keeping ...
    • Need to De-Humidify? Run Your Air Conditioner!

      The gulf coast of Texas is no stranger to muggy, sticky weather from immense levels of humidity. Airborne water vapor makes the air heavy, stuffy, difficult to breathe, and makes it seem like there’s seemingly no relief anywhere to be found. However, if you’re dealing with this same battle in your own home, you could also be facing problems such as wood rot, ruined flooring, mold growth, and much ...

    Duct Cleaning

    The latest posts for Duct Cleaning are listed below.
    • What Is Duct Sealing & Is It Worth It?

      When your heating and air conditioning system is running inefficiently, the problem may not be with your units themselves, but rather with the ducts that you rely on to carry this treated air throughout your home. No matter how well your system is running, small holes, cracks, or air leaks in your ductwork cause that treated air to escape, preventing it from reaching the rooms you need it to. This ...
    • Why Is Duct Size So Important?

      When selecting a new air conditioner, your HVAC sales consultant will likely emphasize just how important it is that you choose a unit that’s the right size for your home. Select a system that’s too small and it’ll run for hours on end while struggling to keep your home at the ideal temperature. Select one that’s too big and it’ll create air pressure issues in your home, short cycle, and waste a ...
    • Four Signs You Need to Clean Your Ducts

      When an issue pops up, most people tend to automatically target their heater or air conditioner as the source of the issue. However, they’re often frustrated when their best efforts don’t lead to better results. What they may not realize is that the cause of their problems might not be in their heater or air conditioner itself, but in the ducts that they use to carry the air throughout their home. ...

    Energy Efficient Solutions

    The latest posts for Energy Efficient Solutions are listed below.
    • Want to Save Money On Energy? Install a Ceiling Fan!

      Did you know that approximately half of the energy that the average American household uses each year is dedicated to heating and cooling costs? Even with today’s modern, ultra-efficient systems, heating or cooling your home is still an expensive endeavor, particularly during the coldest winter nights and the hottest summer days. So naturally, if you want to make a dent in your energy bills and ...
    • Why Switch to a Smart Thermostat?

      Your heating and air conditioning systems are controlled by a remarkably simple device known as a thermostat. For many years, the technology behind these devices remained relatively stagnant as the need for changes never really developed. However, this is no longer the case today; thermostats are now equipped with advanced computing technology and refined programming that allow them to perform ...
    • Save Money on Utilities by Not Running Your Heater!

      Nearly half of the energy the average American household consumes is dedicated to heating and cooling, which means if you’re looking for ways to save money, reducing those costs is a good place to start. When winter’s frigid temperatures cause thermometer readings to drop, many people all around the Fredericksburg and Kerrville area fire up their furnaces to try and stay warm. However, if you’re ...

    Heating

    The latest posts for Heating are listed below.
    • Is My Heating Problem an Emergency?

      It’s a freezing cold winter night and suddenly you wake up to your furnace making a loud screeching noise as well as the smell of something burning. Something has clearly gone wrong, there’s no question about it. After shutting your furnace down, you start to wonder if you’ll have to suffer through the cold for the remainder of the night. Pretty much any homeowner can tell you just how quickly ...
    • Four Indoor Air Quality Hazards Common During Winter

      Winter is upon us, and while that may mean the start of the holiday season, it also means colder temperatures. While Texas may not be known for having some of the stiff, frigid winters that other northern states may be hit with each winter, it’s not uncommon for temperatures to regularly drop into the 40s or below. This means people everywhere will be flocking to the warmth inside and keeping ...
    • The Important Difference Between a Heat Pump & Furnace

      Winter is nearly here, and for some people that means the need for a new heater for their home. Whether it’s a dying old unit or simply the desire for an energy-efficient solution that helps you save money, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from. Among these options, you’ll probably hear the terms “heat pump” and “furnace” tossed around. While many people believe these two are ...

    HVAC Maintenance

    The latest posts for HVAC Maintenance are listed below.
    • Have You Scheduled Your Furnace Maintenance Yet?

      Halloween is almost upon us, which means the frigid temperatures of winter are just around the corner. Is your furnace ready to handle the work load? If you haven’t scheduled your annual maintenance service yet, it may not be, and that can mean some serious headaches are ahead as well! An annual maintenance service performed by one of the Fredericksburg heating and cooling experts from 72 Degrees ...
    • Why is Water Leaking From My Air Conditioner?

      Have you ever walked by your air conditioner and noticed that it’s leaking water? What about taken a look at it and noticed that there’s a stream of small droplets coming out of your system? While this causes a lot of homeowners to panic and think something has gone catastrophically wrong with their air conditioner, the truth is there’s no need to overreact. Water coming from your air conditioner ...
    • Don't Forget Your HVAC System When Selling Your Home!

      When the time comes to sell your home, you’ll likely do everything in your power to prep it to show well and attract potential buyers to make an offer. However, we see far too many people forget about an extremely important part of their home that almost any buyer is going to be concerned about: their heating and cooling system. When it comes to deal-breakers for potential buyers, few factors can ...

    Tax Credits

    The latest posts for Tax Credits are listed below.
    • Make Your Home More Energy Efficient Last Year? You May Be Eligible for Tax Credits

      Homeowners who took 2016 to make their homes more energy efficient may be eligible for certain tax credits. The federal government offered two credits for the 2016 tax year, including the Nonbusiness Energy Property Credit and the Residential Energy Efficiency Property Credit. These credits are good through the 2016 year, except for any of the solar credits, which are valid through 2019 and then ...

    Thermostats

    The latest posts for Thermostats are listed below.
    • Why Is My Thermostat Screen Blank?

      Heading over to your thermostat to find the screen is completely blank can be frustrating. When no amount of button pushing or switch-adjusting will get a response, you may be thinking your air conditioner or heater has given up the ghost and you’ll need to replace it completely. However, before you make any drastic moves, a blank thermostat screen isn’t usually indicative of a problem with your ...
    • How to Set Your Thermostat for Optimal Energy Efficiency

      Homeowners everywhere constantly struggle with the ongoing battle of in-home comfort and saving money on their electric bill. When you consider that more than half of all energy consumed by the average American household every year is dedicated to heating and cooling, you can see how quickly even a small change can add up on your electric bill, pulling more money out of your pocket. However, what ...
    • Why Switch to a Smart Thermostat?

      Your heating and air conditioning systems are controlled by a remarkably simple device known as a thermostat. For many years, the technology behind these devices remained relatively stagnant as the need for changes never really developed. However, this is no longer the case today; thermostats are now equipped with advanced computing technology and refined programming that allow them to perform ...
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