How To Reset Air Conditioning Unit

June 6, 2021

Need to reset your AC unit after a power outage? Perhaps you have it on the “Cool” setting, but it isn’t emitting a cool breeze? You might think it’s just a matter of clicking a reset button like you would any other device. However, to properly reset an AC system, you’ll want to follow the steps below. Find the Unit’s Reset Button Some AC units will have a reset button, usually red in color and placed in a prominent place within the AC panel. You can also check the AC unit’s owner manual to find the

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Many Benefits of Energy Efficient Plumbing and Heating Systems

November 17, 2020

Energy-efficient plumbing and heating systems have soared in popularity because of their beneficial features. Having one is advantageous to both your wallet and the environment you live in. The average home uses more than 20% of its energy costs on plumbing and heating systems, so this is another reason why energy-efficient appliances are sought after by so many homeowners. Here are a few more benefits of going the energy-efficient route. Be a Part of the Betterment of the Earth Some issues related to the earth are controversial, but it is undeniable that we can do more

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5 Easy Tricks to Save Energy During Autumn

October 20, 2020

With fall arriving, the leaves are changing colors, grocery stores are stocking pumpkins en masse, and the brutally-hot weather is cooling down. With cold weather, however, comes higher heating costs. Check out these five tips for saving energy this fall. Investigate Potential Window Leaks Unfortunately, windows are prime suspects for air leaks. Checking for leaks is easier than you might believe. On a windy day, turn off your home’s combustible appliances, including furnaces. Next, light an incense stick or a candle. Slowly pass your incense or candle around edges of windows, doors, and other

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Does Indoor Air Quality Affect Immune Systems

September 20, 2020

If you’ve noticed more allergy or asthma symptoms or more germs going through your Reno, NV, home, you might be surprised to learn that indoor air quality could be a contributing factor to your symptoms. Most people spend at least 90% of their time indoors, and much of that time is at home. Read on to discover three ways poor indoor air quality affects your immune system. 1. T-regulatory Cell Repression Your immune system contains many types of cells. One is the T-regulatory cell. Its job is to halt autoimmune responses that cause allergies, asthma and

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Benefits of an Automated Thermostat

July 16, 2020

Buying a programmable or smart thermostat can be a great decision. By automating the cooling and heating of your home, both you and your home are benefiting. Here are the main benefits of how an automated thermostat can help you: Lower Energy Bills An automated thermostat can save you a significant amount of money on your monthly energy bills. You can program your thermostat so that your home isn’t heated or cooled as much when you’re away or asleep. Every degree of adjustment saves you about 2% on your energy bills. Reduce Wear and Tear on Your

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How Much Electricity Do Air Conditioners Use?

May 13, 2020

The HVAC system is often the single largest consumer of power in the house. Whether you are worried about your carbon footprint or simply your monthly power bill, it is helpful to know how much electricity your air conditioner is consuming. The Age of Your System Matters While it is difficult to face the potentially large cost of upgrading an AC system, the investment can often be worth it. There is no way around it: older air conditioners are a lot less efficient. If your home’s HVAC system is an older model, it is likely

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