The Best Mobile Apps To Track Your Energy Usage

Of all your household bills, we reckon that the one which causes the most consternation is probably the energy bill. Not only is it galling that the price keeps going up, when the oil price goes down, but despite appliances claiming to be more efficient, for some reason your consumption stays more or less at…

How To Install A Window Air Conditioner

It can be hard to beat the heat in the summertime, and for those who want to install a portable air conditioner in their home, you will need directions on how to install a window air conditioner, a few simple tools and supplies, and the ability to follow a few directions. You should do just…

Hybrid Heating Systems Explained

Though a simple fan could work in place of a more elaborate solution, such a device only pushes indoor air around. This doesn’t offer much of a choice in terms of heating and cooling. When looking for cost-effective and energy efficient ways of heating and cooling a home, one could consider hybrid heating systems. Typical…

Dual Pane Home Window Replacements Can Conserve Energy

Typical double glazing windows have 2 glass panes with a space separating them. When the weather is right, it would be worth replacing conventional windows in a home with dual pane windows. Besides energy conservation, there are several other benefits of installing these windows. Benefits Double pane windows are ideal for extreme weather. Due to…

The Pros And Cons Of Ammonia Refrigerants

An ideal refrigerant should be non-toxic, stable (inside the refrigeration system), non-flammable, environmentally friendly, and readily available. It should also be self lubricating, low cost, easy to handle and detect in case of any leakage, compatible with various materials that is used service and fabricate the refrigeration system, and shouldn’t require extreme pressures—high or low.…

Cleaning Air Conditioning Coils

The Air & Heating Guru recommends cleaning air conditioning coils on a regular basis to ensure your AC operates flawlessly with high efficiency. Since these devices are involved in filtration, movement and cooling of air, they are often exposed to a lot of dust, pollen and smoke among other types of airborne particles. These impurities…