Category: Summer Energy Tips

When to Replace A Central AC Unit Posted by Wattson on May 26, 2015

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For some homeowners, a visit from a technician to repair a central air conditioning unit brings the news that it is time for a replacement. For others, however, the decision to replace a unit happens before it stops working completely. Don’t wait until you are stuck without air conditioning on a hot day. Use these five signs to help...

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When Should I Get an Energy Assessment for My Home? Posted by Wattson on Apr 23, 2015

An energy-efficient home is not only better for the environment, it is easier on your checkbook, too. An energy assessment is a great way to find out where you can make improvements so you can maximize your energy savings. Although energy assessments are offered year round, we recommend booking your assessment in the spring or fall. ...

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3 Ways to Save Money on Your Energy Bill in Under an Hour Posted by Wattson on Mar 23, 2015

Have you ever sat in front of your bank statement at the end of the month and wondered where all your money goes? Have you ever gotten your electricity or gas bill and stared in disbelief at how much money you’re spending just to keep the lights on and your home warm? If so, this blog post is for you! Energy is expensive. The ave...

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Age Is Just a Number, Unless You’re an HVAC System Posted by Wattson on Mar 6, 2015

Did you know that the average household spends nearly $1,100 per year on a home’s heating and cooling costs? Homes with inefficient heating and cooling systems and energy leaks can see energy bills in excess of $3,000 per year. The sizable cost of keeping your home temperate is the reason it’s critical to assess your HVAC system. ...

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With Mass Save – Insulating Your Home is a No-Brainer Posted by Wattson on Feb 13, 2015

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Staying warm in frigid weather means dressing in warm, thick layers to keep out freezing wind and dropping temperatures. No, we're not talking about you; we're talking about your home! A well-insulated home is also an energy-efficient home, keeping everyone inside cozy while using less energy. Insulation also helps to keep heat out du...

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What Should The Humidity Be In My House? Posted by Wattson on Jan 21, 2015

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  Humidity control can be tricky, especially in the summer months. Leaving many of our customers to ask " What Should The Humidity Be In My House? " The relative humidity level in your home can affect your comfort level and even your health, so it's important to get it right. But why are some homes more humid than othe...

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4 Great Ways To Cool Down Your Energy Bills Posted by Wattson on Aug 6, 2014

It's summertime, and unfortunately, rising temperatures can also mean rising utility bills. While it's important to ensure your home stays cool and comfortable during the hottest days at the utility, you don't have to sacrifice comfort for energy savings. Here are four helpful ways of reducing your cooling bill while still enjoying a cond...

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Don’t Let Your Swimming Pool Drown Your Wallet. 4 Tips to Save Money & Energy! Posted by Wattson on Jun 30, 2014

Summer is finally here and your family wants to enjoy the pool as much as possible, but you don’t want to drown your wallet in the process. With a combination of energy-saving pool products, such as having the most efficient pool pump, and regular maintenance, your family can not only improve the energy-efficiency of your pool but s...

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My Roof is Cooler Than Yours: The Types & Benefits of a “Cool Roof” Posted by Wattson on May 23, 2014

Although everyone wants to have a cool roof that the neighbors envy, what the term "cool roof" means in the roofing industry is one that reflects more sunlight and absorbs less heat than a traditional roof. A cool roof can be made from a variety of materials, but no matter which you choose the benefits extend beyond having the nicest ...

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6 Ways To Keep Your Cool Without A/C Posted by Wattson on Jul 15, 2013

Whether it’s a budget constraint or a concern for the environment, enduring a summer in a house or apartment without air conditioning can be a sweltering nightmare in many climates. Fortunately, it doesn't have to be that way. There are a lot of ways to keep your residence habitable even in the height of the summer heat without reso...

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