As a novice general contractor, it is wise to perfect your ability to select and install heat pumps that create a truly efficient heating and cooling system for your clients. You must master the preparation and installation process to make the most of these unique temperature control devices. Without your expertise, the heat pump may never reach its full potential during the dead of winter or middle of summer. Here are five surefire ways to ensure your clients' heat pumps always run efficiently. [Read More]
What Are Your Most Environmentally-Friendly Insulation Options?
Whether you're building your dream home from the ground up or remodeling your current home, you may be wondering what you can do to make your house more energy-efficient. Because the energy used to heat and cool your home generally accounts for more than half your monthly electric bill, ensuring that this warm (or cool) air remains in your home rather than slowly leaking to the outside is key in reducing energy bills. [Read More]
3 Ways A Residential Water Treatment System Will Save You Money
Your plumbing system hasn't always met your expectations. Although your system hasn't required several repairs over the past few years, it has caused a noticeable drop in your water quality. For this reason, you're debating whether or not it's worth your money to finally install a water treatment system. Although whole-house treatment systems have a steep initial price, you'll end up saving money in the long run if you choose to install one. [Read More]
Should My Home Have An Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) Or Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV)?
If you are looking for an environmentally friendly way to restore fresh air into your home, or transfer stale air out of your home and replace it with fresh air, you may want to look into having an air conditioning contractor install either an Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) or a Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV). Both are solid ways to restore fresh air or stabilize the climate inside of your home. However, which one is right for you? [Read More]