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Thermostats

How To Get The Most From Your Programmable Thermostat 24/7

When used correctly, programmable thermostats offer a more energy-efficient way to control the heating and cooling in your home. Greater energy efficiency means monetary savings and a reduction in your carbon footprint. Here are some tips for installing and setting … Continue reading

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Your HVAC System: 4 Surefire Ways To Boost Efficiency

With today’s rising energy costs, it’s more important than ever to find ways to reduce your energy usage. Here are four simple tips you can use to boost the efficiency of the HVAC system in your Connecticut home: Schedule Regular … Continue reading

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How A Zoning System Can Meet Your Heating Needs, Whether You Want The Same Temperature Or Several

Every house has different heating needs but most homeowners expect the same thing: a consistent temperature throughout their house that matches where they’ve set their thermostat. However, most traditional forced-air systems have a difficult time achieving even this fairly modest … Continue reading

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Now That Heating Season Has Arrived, Set Your Programmable Thermostat For Optimal Savings

With the heating season here, it’s time to figure out how to best generate the most energy savings possible. Your programmable thermostat is a great tool for conserving energy, and unless you’re familiar with all the ways it can save … Continue reading

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Lower Your Heating Load, And You Can Boost Your Energy Savings In 2 Ways

Whether you are performing regular maintenance or thinking about investing in new HVAC equipment, you should understand your heating load and how to lower it. You can save yourself a lot of money just by taking a little time to … Continue reading

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Lennox Rebates And Federal Tax Credits Make This Summer The Ideal Time To Upgrade

If you’ve been thinking about upgrading an aging heating and cooling system, this summer may provide the ideal opportunity. Thanks to rebates from Lennox and a host of energy-based federal tax credits, Connecticut residents can save as much as $1,900 … Continue reading

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Taking Your Summer Vacation? Program Your Thermostat Before You Leave, And Spend The Savings On Your Getaway

Looking for ways to save money while on your summer vacation? Try starting with your household thermostat. Whether you’re at home or away, raising temperature settings by a few degrees can significantly cut air conditioning costs. Of course, manually turning … Continue reading

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Priority Steps You Can Take That Make Home Comfort And Savings A Reality

Most homeowners probably think that in order to get energy savings around the house that comfort must be sacrificed, but that’s not necessarily true. Comfort and energy savings can work together so that each one gets priority. Changing your air … Continue reading

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Replacing Your HVAC System? A Zoning System Makes Sense, and Here’s Why

Are you having trouble controlling the thermostat, staying comfortable and keeping costs down? Is your bathroom always too cold or the upstairs bedroom too hot? Do you use space heaters in winter or window units in summer to keep everyone … Continue reading

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Why An Annual Service Check Is So Important

Having an annual service check performed on your heating/cooling equipment is essential to ensure that your system stays in good repair.  Having your HVAC system checked once per year will save you money over time.  Your equipment will last longer … Continue reading

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