Category: Home Energy Efficiency Tips

How to Prevent Mold with Spray Foam Insulation Posted by Wattson on Oct 16, 2017

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Stop Mold Before it Starts: How Spray Foam Can Prevents Mold Mold is a problem that just about everyone has to deal with at some point or another. It can show up in your home and the workplace, and it may cause health problems for you and those around you if left untreated. The good news is that there are ways to prevent mold from ...

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A Cool Roof is A Happy Roof: 6 Tips to Help Save Energy Posted by Wattson on Jul 28, 2017

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More than just a home covering that your neighbors will covet, a cool roof is one designed to reflect energy and heat from the sun. A traditional dark roof absorbs heat, so it can wind up being as many as 50 degrees hotter than a cool roof! This temperature increase can put a hefty burden on Florida homeowners, especially during the ...

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House Ventilation & Spray Foam Insulation: A Match Made in Heaven Posted by Wattson on Jul 14, 2017

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It’s the perfect time of year to think about... house ventilation Summer time and the living’s easy. It’s that time of year again, my friends. A Florida summer is the perfect time to hit the beach, take the kids to the water park and roast marshmallows over a crackling fire. But it’s not just the marshmallows roasting these day...

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How to Cool An Attic During the Hot Summer Months Posted by Wattson on Jul 11, 2017

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Helping Residents Save Energy How often do you think about your attic? That might depend on the kind of home you have. While many people have attic bedrooms or storage spaces they frequent regularly, others may rarely give their attic a passing glance. But no matter how you use your attic space, it's important to keep it cool, especial...

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What Temperature to Set Your Air Conditioner to Save Money Posted by Wattson on Jun 27, 2017

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Understanding what temperature to set air conditioners for optimal comfort will keep your energy bills in check. If the high energy costs of long Florida summers are getting you down, we're here to help. Your thermostat settings determine how often your air conditioner must run, and setting the temperature too low in the summer will d...

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Spray Foam Insulation: Your HVAC System’s Best Friend Posted by Wattson on Jun 20, 2017

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Building science experts refer to a home as a system: a series of components that work together to keep the home comfortable, safe, and secure.  Consider your HVAC system for example.  While it's comprised of it's own parts, it's also a major part of your home's overall ecosystem. Fixing HVAC system issues on a one-off basis may ...

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Duct Cleaning: What Is It, and Why Should You Care? Posted by Wattson on Jun 13, 2017

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Keeping your home comfortable while keeping the bills low is a challenge for Florida homeowners in the summer. As your cooling system works overtime, there are a few things you can do to prevent it from working too hard. Duct cleaning is one way to boost HVAC efficiency; here's what you need to know. What Is Duct Cleaning? Duct clea...

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How to Diagnose–and Get Rid of–Air Conditioner Noise Posted by Wattson on Jun 6, 2017

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Most Florida homeowners rely on their air conditioner to maintain a cool, comfortable home nearly all year long. When you start hearing air conditioner noise, you may start to wonder if your home's comfort is about to be interrupted. Here are some common air conditioner noises, what each might mean, and what you need to do to get rid ...

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How to Prepare Your Home for a Florida Summer Posted by Wattson on May 9, 2017

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Summer is right around the corner, and this year promises to be another scorching Florida summer. Before the big heat sets in, take some time to prepare your home so you stay comfortable without sending your energy bills through the roof. Preparing for the Florida Summer Season 1. Check Your Air Conditioner Spring is the best time ...

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Is Your AC Blowing Hot Air? 5 Steps for Troubleshooting Posted by Wattson on May 2, 2017

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The last thing that Florida homeowners want to discover is their AC blowing hot air. Whether you prefer a cool, comfortable home or need the air conditioning to fend off allergies, a working system is a must. If you find your AC blowing hot air, try these troubleshooting steps first. What to Do When Your AC Is Blowing Hot Air: 1. Ch...

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