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Upgrading To A Programmable Thermostat? Tips For Thermostat Selection

March 29, 2012   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Programmable, Thermostats

Upgrading To A Programmable Thermostat? Tips For Thermostat SelectionAre you thinking about upgrading to a programmable thermostat, but can’t decide what type to select? Programmable thermostats are an excellent investment, as they enable you to easily control your home’s temperature and conserve energy, thereby reducing your energy bills. And with a few basic tips, you can choose the best possible thermostat for your HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) system and your home. Read more…

Are You Programming Your Thermostat For Maximum Energy Savings?

February 9, 2012   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Energy Savings, Thermostats

Are You Programming Your Thermostat For Maximum Energy Savings?Everyone who owns a programmable thermostat in Arizona is aware of the energy and cost savings that the unit can provide. But, did you also know that how you use the system can affect the benefit of the unit? Programming your thermostat the wrong way will not result in energy savings, and may even reduce the effectiveness of your furnace or other heating equipment. It is important that you use your programmable thermostat the right way to maximize energy savings and provide the most benefit in your home. Read more…

Thermosat Settings Affect Energy Savings — Tips For Manual And Programmable Thermostats

December 8, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Energy Savings, Thermostats

tips for manual and programmable thermostats for energy-savings phoenix arizonaThese days, everyone is looking for a cost-effective energy savings plan.  For starters, try turning down your thermostat settings periodically during the colder months. Homeowners have been shown to save 10 percent on their energy bills by monitoring their thermostat settings more carefully. This method won’t take much time or effort, especially if you have an automatic or programmable thermostat in your home. Read more…

Want More Control Over Your Room-To-Room Temperatures? Consider Zoned Temperature Control

November 22, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Thermostats, Zoning Systems

zoning systems mesa arizonaDo you ever experience fluctuations in the temperature of various rooms throughout your house? It is a problem experienced by many homeowners and is the result of the shortcomings prevalent in many forced-air systems. Zoned temperature control works around these shortcomings and provides you with enhanced control over your home’s temperature, as well as convenient methods that help you conserve energy. Read more…

The Pros Do It The Best: Let Ocean Air Conduct A Professional Energy Evaluation

October 18, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Energy Evaluations, Thermostats

Heating and cooling your home comprises nearly half of your home’s energy usage, according to U.S. Department of Energy. With rising energy costs, it makes sense to have a qualified professional conduct an energy evaluation to determine if your HVAC system is running at peak efficiencyRead more…

Keep Your Home Systems In Top Energy-Saving Shape With These Tips

September 29, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Ductwork, Energy Evaluations, Furnaces, Heating, Insulation, Preventative Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats

Because of soaring utility bills, energy saving strategies are more important than ever for Mesa residents. The U.S. Department of Energy says that up to half the money you pay for energy bills goes to heating and cooling your home. These tips will help you reduce energy consumption so that you will see significant savings:

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Ocean Air Recommends Bi-Annual Service For Cooling Equipment To Hold Up Under Arizona’s Long Summers

September 13, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Energy Evaluations, Filtration, Furnaces, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Preventative Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats

In Arizona, the summers often seem to last all year, which is why we find that most homeowners benefit from having their HVAC cooling equipment scheduled for bi-annual service checks. When you have your heating equipment serviced for a fall or winter seasonal check-up, it is simple and cost effective to have your air conditioner components inspected as well. This will help ensure that the system will run at peak efficiency for the remainder of the warm weather months, and keep your family comfortable on those hot days.

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With As Much As Mesa Homeowners Need Their A/Cs, Preventive Maintenance Should Not Be Ignored

September 8, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Ductwork, Energy Evaluations, Fans, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Preventative Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats

In the sunny, hot desert climate of Mesa, you need your A/C system to operate at optimum levels at all times. Preventive maintenance checks can ascertain that your A/C system works well on an ongoing basis and can also extend the life of your A/C system.

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Concepts You Should Know When Upgrading Air-Conditioning Systems

September 6, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Energy Evaluations, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats, Zoning Systems

When it comes time to upgrade your air conditioning system, it’s smart to have at least a general idea of what your A/C contractor is talking about when he or she is discussing the options for your new system.

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Summer Is In High Gear: Use These Operational Tips To Advance Your Air-Conditioning System

September 1, 2011   ·   By   ·   No Comments   ·   Posted in Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Ductwork, Energy Evaluations, Fans, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Preventative Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats

Summer in the Valley of the Sun has shifted into high gear and so have air conditioning systems all across Mesa. Many homeowners are interested in ways to increase efficiency and comfort during the peak cooling season, so we’ve provided a list of some simple actions you can take to get the most out of your cooling system:

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