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, […]


Carrier Ideas for New Heating Systems in Nacogdoches, TX

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With the moderate winters in Nacogdoches, TX, a traditional furnace system could be costing you more than you realize. Single speed furnaces heat by running at full capacity no matter what the outdoor temperature is. Newer hybrid units operate more efficiently. Utilizing both a heat pump and a furnace, these heating systems detect outdoor conditions and adjust according to your […]


Electric or Gas Furnace Installation in Lufkin, TX

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Embarking on a new furnace installation may seem like a complicated process to many Lufkin, TX home and business owners. At McWilliams & Son Heating & Air Conditioning, we make this process easy, convenient and affordable. We offer electric and gas furnace installation in Lufkin, TX for residential and commercial customers seeking to improve their indoor comfort and lower their […]