8 Tips for Hiring an HVAC Contractor Who’s Right for the Job

hvac contractor, Long Island, New YorkWhy do so many people worry when hiring an HVAC contractor? Perhaps it’s because a home’s heating and cooling system is a key element when it comes to keeping your home happy and healthy. Continue reading “8 Tips for Hiring an HVAC Contractor Who’s Right for the Job”

Let the Energy Star Be Your Guide When Replacing Your A/C or Furnace

energy star, Long Island, New YorkIt’s been more than 20 years, but one star on the horizon still provides as much illumination as it did in 1992. It’s the Energy Star, and it should serve as your guiding force if you’re about to replace your air conditioner or furnace. Continue reading “Let the Energy Star Be Your Guide When Replacing Your A/C or Furnace”

Your Air Conditioner Installation: Getting the Right Contractor for the Job

air conditioner installation contractor, Long Island, New YorkInstalling an air conditioner can be difficult to do on your own. That’s why it’s best to hire an air conditioner installation contractor for the job. Continue reading “Your Air Conditioner Installation: Getting the Right Contractor for the Job”

Optimizing Heat Pump Efficiency in That New Home You’re Building

heat pump maintenance, Long Island, New YorkWhen you’re building a new home, you want to install appliances that will help you save money while having the smallest ecological impact. For homeowners in Long Island, optimizing heat pump efficiency is an important factor if you want to stay comfortable throughout the year. Continue reading “Optimizing Heat Pump Efficiency in That New Home You’re Building”

Cutting Your Home Energy Bills Down to Size: Strategic Steps You Can Take Right Now

home energy bills, Long Island, New YorkWhen it comes to managing your household, every penny counts, especially with energy bills. Continue reading “Cutting Your Home Energy Bills Down to Size: Strategic Steps You Can Take Right Now”

What’s Even More Coveted Than The Energy Star Logo? The Most Efficient Label

energy star logo, Long Island, New YorkSooner or later, you’re going to need to shop around for new heating and cooling equipment for your Long Island home. There are many choices out there, but luckily, you can count on the Energy Star logo to point you to the models that are most energy efficient. But is this logo enough for all consumers? Energy Star doesn’t seem to think so, which is one reason they’ve created the new “Most Efficient” program. Continue reading “What’s Even More Coveted Than The Energy Star Logo? The Most Efficient Label”

Understand HVAC Efficiency Ratings To Get More Bang For Your Buck

hvac efficiency ratings, upgrade efficiency, Long Island, New YorkIf the air conditioner or heat pump in your Long Island home is ready for a replacement or upgrade, understanding HVAC efficiency ratings terminology will help you get the best return on your investment.   Continue reading “Understand HVAC Efficiency Ratings To Get More Bang For Your Buck”

Replacing Your Water Heater: Tips For Comparison Shopping

replacing your water heater, Long Island, New YorkMost homeowners take their water-heating systems for granted, enjoying hot showers and not giving a thought to what’s supplying the comfort. But when hot showers turn cold, replacing your water heater may be the only remedy. Continue reading “Replacing Your Water Heater: Tips For Comparison Shopping”

Energy Vampires: Take Care, Or They Could Overpower Your Long Island Home

power strip helps stop energy vampires, Long Island, New YorkThey’re called “energy vampires” for a reason, and they fittingly strike most often in the middle of the night. Continue reading “Energy Vampires: Take Care, Or They Could Overpower Your Long Island Home”

Your A/C And Ceiling Fans: The Efficiency’s Better When You Use Them Together

a/c and ceiling fans, Long Island, New YorkSome things in life just seem to go together: a tea bag and water, a hammer and nails and an A/C and ceiling fans. When you put the last two into action inside of your home, you can reach peak energy efficiency. Continue reading “Your A/C And Ceiling Fans: The Efficiency’s Better When You Use Them Together”