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Are you energy efficient?

We often talk about energy efficiency, but do we actually understand what it means? Here is a basic definition: “Using less energy to provide the same service”. There are some simple steps you can follow to get the same service without wasting excess energy. Firstly, with warmer days approaching, people start awakening their ACs from…

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24 Hour Emergency Service

In case of an emergency, Doug’s Heating & Air Conditioning is available for you even after office hours. We know that when a furnace or heating system fails in the kind of cold weather we’re currently experiencing it is a true emergency. This is why we have our technicians on call 24 hours and 7…

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Air Conditioner Tips and Myths

Although air conditioners do contribute significantly to our well-being during the hot summer days, many people don’t know how to use them properly. Misleading myths are one of the reasons for this. We took it upon ourselves to debunk three of them.   Myth 1: Setting the temperature significantly lower than you really want it…

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Ways to Naturally Cool

We have already talked about a few ways to reduce your energy bill; however, you can also save money by naturally cooling your home during the summer: Grow Boston ivy around your house and plant large trees to the south of your house to reduce sun exposure Catch a breeze through an open downstairs window…

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Top Tips on Reducing your Energy Bill

Think about your latest energy bill. If your hair is starting to rise, you might consider a strategy to permanently reduce it. This isn’t even a challenging task anymore. For starters, focus on heating and cooling.  This item makes up the largest portion of an average energy bill (approx. 46%). Heating: Inspect your heating system…

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Can Resetting Thermostat Save You Money?

By resetting the thermostat in a household while you are away from your house or asleep, you can really save some money by the end of the season. Just by simply reducing your thermostat 10 to 15 degrees while you sleep or when you are away from your house during the winter can save you…

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Change your filter, save money!

Changing your filter is probably one of the easiest things you can do to maximize the life span of your furnace. By replacing your furnace air filter monthly, it doesn’t have to work as hard. When the furnace filter is dirty, it uses way more energy, thus you’ll see a spike in your energy bill.…

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Making Your Home Energy-efficient

With the very changing prices of our energy resources, everyone wants to know how they can save money on their bill. Here are just a few of many tips to help keep your home more energy efficient: – Try setting your programmable thermostat as high as you can consider comfortable this summer, as well as…

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