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Identify and Fix Your Air Conditioning Performance Concerns

How well your HVAC system performs is directly tied to the comfort level in your home and your seasonal cooling costs. Air conditioning performance is affected by a number of factors, including whether the equipment receives regular preventive care, the amount of insulation in the home, and the condition of the ductwork. Air Conditioning Vs.

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Zoning Systems Are Easy Energy Saving Home Upgrades

Energy costs are going through the roof. Your home is too hot or too cold because you don’t want the extra energy expense. These are all signs that you need to take control of your home’s heating and cooling with a zoning system. What Are Zoning Systems? You can probably identify distinct areas of your

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New Air Conditioning Installations in Older Charlottesville Homes

You have a beautiful older home in the Charlottesville area. Your desire is to preserve as much of its vintage charm as possible, but you also want a cooler, less humid indoor environment for the summer months. When renovating that older house, what’s the best way to upgrade the air conditioning?  Investigate two choices in HVAC:

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Heat Pumps Are Cool Choices in Roseland

According to the Energy Information Administration, Virginia uses more energy for air conditioning than other parts of the country with similar weather conditions. We are reliant on our HVAC equipment and it is crucial that our home be comfortable year round. In Roseland, heat pumps are an excellent choice for both heating and cooling as well as provide energy efficient

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Toilet Trouble DIY - Fill Valve Running Constantly

Hear that sound? Your toilet is running again. If you’re like most people, you’ve tried jiggling the handle until it shuts off, over and over again. A running fill valve is a common problem that you can handle if you want to do it. As this is not a big job, but a problem that will waste

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Innovative HVAC Options for Homeowners

Statistics collected by the U.S. Energy Information Administration indicate that electricity is the most commonheating fuel used in the state of Virginia. This may be attributed to the increasing popularity of heat pumps as viable solutions for those who don’t have access to natural gas or who dislike the potential for significant fluctuations with oil-based

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A Checklist for Renovating: Electrical, Plumbing, and HVAC Systems

A Comprehensive Plan A seamless approach to home construction or renovation ensures that each detail is handled professionally from design to completion. The infrastructure of your home includes complicated systems that in many cases interact within very tight spaces. As you develop your renovation budget and design, it is critical to have a comprehensive plan

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Conserve Energy in Your Charlottesville Home Year-Round

Conserve Energy in Your Charlottesville Home Year-Round

Charlottesville homeowners are concerned about energy savings. To help out, we’ve put together a handy roundup of things you can do to conserve energy at home. With the items on this list, you’ll also save money in your household all year round. Take a walk through the rooms of your home with this list in hand and

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Programmable Thermostats in Your Charlottesville Home for Optimal Comfort

Programmable Thermostats in Your Charlottesville Home for Optimal Comfort

Programmable thermostats in your Charlottesville area home are a good step toward increased energy efficiency and lower utility bills year-round. You also need to know how to set the thermostats for balanced comfort and conservation. In the Zone If you already have zoned heating and cooling, be sure to set each programmable thermostat to accurately reflect

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Better Indoor Air Quality in Charlottesville

Better Indoor Air Quality in Charlottesville

Banish pollutants to foster cleaner, healthier air inside your home. The World Health Organization and the EPA both say that household air pollution is a major concern. If you or anyone in your family has asthma, allergies or respiratory difficulties, you know how important healthy air is for maintaining their comfort and well-being. Clean, fresh

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