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Aug 09 , 2016

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SEER is probably the least understood concept.  It stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, but that probably doesn’t help you much. The SEER rating is the resulting number that is

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Jun 28 , 2016

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General Thermostat Operation You can save as much as 10% a year on cooling by simply keeping your house warmer than normal by 7°-10°F when you are away and setting

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Jun 07 , 2016

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June is going to be a hot one for us in Tucson.  Here are some ideas on how to not go broke with high AC bills: Plant a leafy tree

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May 04 , 2016

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Homeowners have a variety of choices in energy efficient air filters.  Here is a list of filters to choose from: Economy panel filters– You will usually find these in a

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Apr 26 , 2016

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Did you know that changing your HVAC filter can help improve the efficiency of your HVAC equipment up to 15%?  You heating and cooling unit makes up approximately 50% of

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Mar 08 , 2016

The temperature is heating up early this year in Southern Arizona. Did you know that 54% of your utility bill is from heating and cooling your home? Right now you might

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Feb 17 , 2016

Now you can receive instant rebates on air conditioners, heat pumps and duct system sealing from TEP when you hire Family Air for your cooling and heating needs. The following

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Jan 20 , 2016

There are a variety of ways to protect and improve your indoor air quality. The 3 basic strategies to improve indoor air quality are as follows: Source Control The most

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Dec 02 , 2015

The average life span of a furnace is approximately 20 to 30 years, however if your unit is over 15 years old it is probably a good idea to review

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Oct 18 , 2015

Sure the weather is still warm in October but you should not wait until the cold weather arrives to maintain your furnace. Through preparing your furnace for winter requires a

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