Geothermal Cooling: A Hot Idea For Keeping Cool

Geothermal Cooling: A Hot Idea For Keeping CoolGeothermal energy is energy that is created and stored inside Earth. The upper 10 feet of Earth’s surface maintains an almost constant temperature of 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit, and geothermal heat pump technology is being used to garnish this sustainable energy and turn it into a green heating and cooling system for over one million households and businesses in the United States. Read More »

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Common A/C Noises And What They Mean

Common A/C Noises And What They MeanThough it is common to hear some sounds while running the air conditioner in your Utah home, some types of A/C noises can indicate problems with your system. Here are a few of the most common A/C noises, including their possible causes: Read More »

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Energy-Saving Myths To Forget

Energy-Saving Myths To ForgetThere aren’t many homeowners out there who don’t like reducing their energy use. Make sure you aren’t one of them who are fooled by any of these energy-saving myths: Read More »

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6 Important HVAC Terms To Know

6 Important HVAC Terms To KnowYou don’t have to be an HVAC technician to be familiar with some of the terms that define how your cooling system works. In fact, your understanding of some of the terms can help you select energy-efficient equipment, which saves money on your utility bills. You can even perform a simple cleaning task that helps keep your HVAC equipment run better. Read More »

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A/C Unit Acting Up? 5 Things You Can Do Yourself

A/C Unit Acting Up? 5 Things You Can Do YourselfFor homeowners with ailing A/C units, finding a solution can seem like a daunting task. But there are steps even the most inexperienced person can take to assess and address problems. Before you call in a professional, try these basic A/C troubleshooting tips: Read More »

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A/C Repair vs. Replacement

A/C Repair vs. ReplacementIf your air conditioning (A/C) breaks down during the summer, you need to know how to decide if you should repair or replace it. Here are some key factors that will make your A/C repair vs. replacement decision easier. Read More »

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5 Heat Pump Troubleshooting Tips to Try Before Calling an Expert

5 Heat Pump Troubleshooting Tips to Try Before Calling an ExpertNot all heat pump troubles require professional rescue. If you have a knack for do-it-yourself projects and a little time, you may be able to fix some of the more common problems on your own. Just be aware that only a small number of repairs can be done without a qualified technician trained to make such repairs. Here are five troubleshooting tips to try before calling for professional help. Read More »

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The Benefits of Installing a Chimney Liner

The Benefits of Installing a Chimney LinerA chimney liner is an important item that can easily escape your attention. These liners run the length of your chimney and work to keep your home safe from fire. Installing a new chimney liner or having an existing liner inspected is always a good idea. Chimney liners are designed for use with any kind of commonly used fuel like gas, wood, or another combustible, and installing one has many benefits.     Read More »

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Having a Zero Energy Home is Not as Hard as You Think

Having a Zero Energy Home is Not as Hard as You ThinkZero energy homes produce as much energy as they consume, hence the “zero energy” attribution. Although it may seem hard to achieve, creating a zero energy home is easier than you think. Follow the tips below to get started. Read More »

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3 Signs that Your Ductwork Needs to be Updated

3 Signs that Your Ductwork Needs to be UpdatedDuctwork is the circulatory system of your HVAC system. Supply ducts distribute conditioned air throughout your home, while return ducts return air to your HVAC system for conditioning. Ducts are usually made of galvanized steel but may also be composed of tin, fiberglass, flexible plastic and wire or even polyester fabric. Ducts may also be pre-insulated, adding efficiency to your heating and cooling system. Read More »

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