Energy-Efficient Lighting Can Save You Money

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Picture this: In the summer, you turn on your Nacogdoches area home’s central air conditioning and simultaneously turn on dozens of tiny space heaters. It sounds absurd and wasteful, but if your home is lighted with incandescent light bulbs, this is essentially what you're doing. Replacing all those incandescent bulbs with energy-efficient lighting can save you money right away and […]


Annual HVAC System Maintenance Extends Equipment Life and Saves You Money

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With another Texas summer fast approaching, it's particularly important to make sure your air conditioner or heat pump is ready to work when you need it. You also want to ensure your HVAC equipment will perform at its highest level of efficiency, providing the best level of indoor comfort at the lowest possible cost with the least chance of mid-season […]


Sealing Air Leaks in Your Nacogdoches Home Weeds Out Inefficiencies

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A leaky home is an inefficient home. Fortunately, even if your home was not built as tightly as you may wish, you have the power to seal air leaks and weed out inefficiencies. The two main tools available for sealing air leaks are weatherstripping and caulk. Here’s what you need to know about each air-sealing tool. What is Weatherstripping? Open […]


What is the Difference Between Horizontal and Vertical Geothermal Ground Loops?

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Homeowners and commercial facility owners who have decided to make the switch to geothermal heating and cooling can expect significant benefits in system efficiency, indoor comfort and cost savings. Before these benefits can be realized, however, several decisions must be made about the installation of the geothermal equipment. One of the most important of these decisions is whether to use […]


12 Energy Efficiency Myths, And What You Should Be Doing Instead

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Local residents often ask our technicians about the best ways to save energy around their homes. During these conversations, we've discovered some misconceptions out there that may be costing you money. Today, we'd like to bust some of the energy efficiency myths we’ve heard around the Lufkin and Nacogdoches areas. This list can help put you on the right track to future energy […]


Air-Source Heat Pumps vs. Geothermal Systems: What You Should Know

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If you've been searching for an alternative way to heat and cool your home, you've probably heard about heat pumps. These systems provide a cost/efficiency combination that furnaces and air conditioners cannot match. The two main types of heat pumps are air-source heat pumps and ground-source geothermal systems. Both are appropriate for almost any size home in a Texas climate, […]