Eight Summer Energy-Saving Tips Summer has officially arrived here in Long Island – which means that hot, sticky days – and the air conditioning bills that come from battling them – will soon follow. Want to keep those bills as low as possible? Here are eight of the best ways to do it. Invest in window treatments Read more…
Using solar energy to heat your Long Island home is great way to save on energy bills and contribute to the health of your community – not to mention a great way to benefit you as a homeowner.
Add solar panels to your home and you will:
A mini-split air conditioner (also called a ductless cooling system) is an efficient and flexible way to cool your home: they’re a bigtime upgrade from window units in homes with no ductwork, and work really well as a zone cooling solution – even in a home with central air.
Your home air conditioner is very good at its job – but there are always ways to help it work better and last longer. If you want to improve comfort and efficiency in your Suffolk County home’s cooling system this year (who doesn’t want lower bills?), try following these six tips before the cooling days begin:
It’s a question most Suffolk county homeowners dread, but all will likely face at some point: should I repair or replace my home HVAC system?
Sometimes the choice is easy – for example, if you have an older system whose performance has taken a nosedive in recent years.
Ready for a winter getaway to someplace warm? Excellent plan! Just be sure to take care of your home before you go – as we’ve seen so far in 2018, weather can change very quickly here in Suffolk County.
Here’s a quick checklist of things to do to prevent unwanted surprises when you return from your winter break:
Well, winter took a while to get here, but it has arrived with a vengeance – and with that bitter cold comes the risk for a big winter problem: frozen water pipes.
Installing a sink is a project you might be tempted to tackle after watching a few YouTube videos – or one of those great makeover TV shows.
But like any home improvement work, installing a sink (or any other plumbing fixture) is much more complicated in the real world – where pipes are old and corroded, walls are rarely plumb, and you don’t get a chance for a retake – than in the world of a neatly edited DIY video.
Having high-efficiency heating equipment professionally installed and properly maintained will go a long way to keeping your fall and winter energy bills as low as possible in your Long Island home.
But keeping the hot air in and the cold air out of your house matters, too.
Despite the unseasonably warm temperatures we’ve been seeing here in Suffolk County recently, we all know heating season – and heating bills – are coming. Here are some cost effective ways to keep those bills low in the cooler days and nights to come: