Hot Texas summers mean increased energy usage as you turn up the AC, so you will want to find ways to keep your electric bills down. The following five pointers should help you decrease electricity costs this summer. 1. Improved Insulation You might think insulation in your walls and attic is just for keeping warm, but it can help you keep cool during the summer as well. Put simply, it will keep the heat from outside from seeping into your […]
Spring means warmer days, and that will mean the air conditioning is coming on in homes throughout the Dallas area. After a long winter of disuse, not to mention a full summer’s worth of heavy usage prior, your AC may need a quick checkup to make sure it’s in full working order. Barring breakdowns or system malfunctions, you should have your air conditioning system serviced at least once per year. The best time to do that is right now, when […]
One of the largest investments most commercial kitchens and restaurants make is in the equipment they use from day to day. When making this investment, you’ll probably want to know just how long you can keep using each piece before you have to replace it. The truth is it’s hard to tell exactly how long each item will last. Lifespan of commercial kitchen equipment can vary greatly depending on brand, usage and maintenance. That said, here are some rough estimates […]
Your home climate control system—including heating, air conditioning, the ductwork, and the insulation of the building itself—is designed to keep the inside air as pure and clean as possible, all while regulating the temperature. Among other things, this means keeping moisture and humidity out. If there is water dripping from the registers (air vents), there is likely a problem with your air conditioner or possibly the building envelope itself. Some common problems include: Dirty filter A Clogged or […]
Temperatures are already on the rise and soon we’ll start to experience the sweltering temperatures of a Texas spring and summer. Your air conditioner will likely see some heavy usage, and that can mean high energy bills. However, there are ways to keep those costs down and still stay cool in Dallas. These tips may help: AC repair: Dallas summers often wear down air conditioning units, so getting some preventative maintenance on your system can prepare it for the […]
If your heating system doesn’t seem to be doing its job, there could very well be something wrong with it. Then again, it could be something fairly superficial—and quite easy to fix—that’s keeping it from working as it should. Before calling for heating repair in Plano or elsewhere around North Texas, here are a few troubleshooting tips to try out. • Filter: Your heating system uses airflow to circulate heat throughout your home. A clogged filter can inhibit that, so […]
When it comes to A/C repair, Plano, TX has a variety of options, and with good reason—this place gets absolutely blistering during the summer months. Before the temperatures rise, you’ll want to know who to call in case something goes wrong with your air conditioner.
From the refrigeration systems to the cooking equipment, restaurant equipment repair is a vital part of ensuring your business keeps running smoothly. Regular maintenance is essential to maintaining an efficient and reliable operation of all mechanical units in the kitchen, but that’s not the only thing that’s important.
Smart thermostats, Wi-Fi thermostats, digital thermostats—these new technologies utilize smartphone apps in order to help regulate your home’s temperature while also saving energy. They offer a level of convenience that has never before been seen in home heating and cooling, so they can make a large difference in your energy consumption.
It’s cold outside and folks are turning up the heat by using portable space heaters. The U.S. Product Safety Commission estimates that each year, over 25,000 home fires and 300 deaths are linked to the use of space heaters. Additionally, an estimated 6,000 people are treated in emergency rooms each year for contact burns from portable space heaters.