Let’s make an assumption; you have decided to replace your home’s furnace – before it breaks down leaving you stranded with no heat in the middle of a dreadful cold snap. Regardless of when or the specific circumstances, call a trusted and professional company such as aplusair.ca Heating, Air … Continue » Efficiency + effectiveness = savings – always!
While energy costs, especially those associated with home heating and cooling continue to rise, there is one inexpensive way all homeowners can fight back – and that’s by going to the local hardware or big box store and buying a relatively inexpensive programmable thermostat. This type of thermostat … Continue » Programmable thermostats – an efficient way of saving on utility costs
As energy prices rise, most homeowners are concerned about keeping heating and cooling costs down. Let’s start based on certain assumptions from earlier postings; your furnace and central air conditioning system has been regularly maintained and cleaned. Now let’s look at the visible device that … Continue » A set back that makes sense!
By now we are sure that you are all aware that there are two significant actions that can help reduce your home heating and cooling bills – regular scheduled maintenance and a programmable thermostat. But, you might ask yourself, am I leaving any cash on the table if I stop here? Simply, … Continue » Energy saving tips that will add to your bottom line
There are many people that subscribe to the theory that making a house airtight is a bad thing. Well, yes and no. If a home was built to modern environmental standards, the answer would be no, not necessarily – mainly because it is likely that an air exchanger would be a significant addition … Continue » An airtight home – good or bad?
Although the number of homes heated by clean, renewable solar energy is growing, the majority still rely on fossil fuels (natural gas and fuel oil) or even electricity generated by nuclear and coal-fired power plants. While the long term costs of any of these fuels continues to rise, it’s … Continue » It’s a numbers game – the higher, the better