June 27, 2016

Programmable Thermostats

Programmable Thermostats One way to lower your monthly utility bills is to set your thermostat back while you are away from home or asleep. By consistently programming your thermostat to use less energy when you do not need the warmer or cooler temperatures, you can save up to 15% of your heating bill and almost
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Energy Ratings

HVAC Energy Ratings Have a Direct Impact on Cost Savings There is a perfect system out there for your budget, energy efficiency needs and space. How do you go about finding it? First, we will help you to understand the various industry-standard efficiency ratings. That way, as you narrow in on the right sized system,
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Energy Audit

The heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system is the No. 1 user of electricity in your home. An HVAC system accounts for up to 58 percent of energy costs on a typical utility bill. If you are keeping your thermostat below 78 degrees in the summer, you can expect to have a higher bill.
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Energy Saving Tips

Heat & Cool Efficiently As much as half of the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling. So making smart decisions about your home’s heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system can have a big effect on your utility bills — and your comfort. Take these steps to increase the efficiency of
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High Efficiency System

Why High Efficiency Air Conditioners? So you want to spend less in the long term while lowering your carbon footprint? A high efficiency AC is the way to go. Higher efficiency units cost more on the front ent but can pay back the initial investment in a few years, particularly if you have an older
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Ductless Mini-Splits

Dual Fuel Combines a Heat Pump and Gas Furnace in Chapel Hill The Southeast is the perfect climate for a dual fuel system. In Chapel Hill, a heat pump will be sufficient during the winter, when temperatures are above freezing. However, when the temperatures dip below freezing, a gas furnace will provide more economical heat
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Condenser

The AC Condenser Cycle Air conditioning condensers play an important role in cooling your home. In Chapel Hill, air conditioning replacements are recommended when the condenser has experienced extensive wear. The condenser is responsible for cooling the vapors after taking them from the compressor. It is shaped like a coil and allows the liquid that
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Air Handlers

Air Handlers Circulate Air in the HVAC System Within your HVAC system is an air handler, responsible for conditioning and circulating air. The air handler is a large metal box, located towards the bottom of your HVAC system, containing heating and cooling elements along with a blower to circulate the air into the home. The
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Dual Fuel

Dual Fuel Combines a Heat Pump and Gas Furnace   The Southeast is the perfect climate for a dual fuel system. In Chapel Hill, a heat pump will be sufficient during the winter, when temperatures are above freezing. However, when the temperatures dip below freezing, a gas furnace will provide more economical heat to your
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Gas Pack

Gas Pack: An Energy-Efficient, Ductless System in Durham Self-contained AC and heating systems are called gas packs. They are packaged units that contain all of their components in a single box, including the condenser, compressor, and expansion valve. Having the air conditioning unit and heating system in one location is convenient because it takes up
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