The bulk of the energy used in a typical single family residence will be for heating and cooling purposes. Most often approximately 55% of the total energy consumption of a residence will be used for these purposes. Regardless of the kind of HVAC systems that are in your home, you can reduce expense and increase your comfort level by regularly maintaining and upgrading your system. Continue reading Energy saving tips for this summer season
Air conditioning units cost a lot of money to run on a daily basis. You want to be comfortable, but you don’t want to throw money down the drain, so it’s important that your unit is running efficiently. We’re going to look at some of the big problems people come up against, because if you know what to look out for you will know when something is wrong. This will mean you save a lot of money, plus you’ll stay comfortable at the same time. Continue reading Five Air Conditioning Problems That Are Costing You A Lot Of Money Every Day
The electric storage heater is married to Economy 7 (E7). As with any marriage, things can go wrong. Here, then, are tips on what to look for if your heating bill goes up, and you suspect that the storage heater might be the cause. Continue reading High Power Bills In Economy 7 Can Be Traced To Faulty Storage Heaters
Snapping up a good tariff deal is smart. Even smarter is finding out whether your residential power usage is commensurate with your actual needs. It’s fine to pay less per kilowatt hour, but if you’re using more kilowatt hours of power than is necessary, you’re not realizing any true savings. Review these tips for performing a household energy comparison to see whether you can squeeze any more savings from your utility usage. Continue reading Tips For Performing A Household Energy Comparison
Heating is a basic necessity in any home, but not everyone agrees about which type of heat – gas or electric – is best. Although many experts assert that gas is usually cheaper to run (which is true), this isn’t the whole story. Homeowners have to consider many different factors before they make a final call. Continue reading Which type of heat should you use, gas or electric?