Achieving Efficiency: How Pet Doors Affect Your Bills

Achieving Efficiency: How Pet Doors Affect Your Bills

That small opening in your exterior wall where your pet door is located may not seem like much of an energy waster, but if it could be costing you plenty in utility bills. The best pet doors lock conditioned air in and keep unconditioned air out so they don't compromise your home's efficiency. … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency: A Room-by-Room Guide to Savings

Energy Efficiency: A Room-by-Room Guide to Savings

Increasing your home’s energy efficiency helps you save energy dollars and prolongs the life of your home’s major appliances. Besides saving money, you’ll be lowering the demand for energy resources, which helps keep their cost down for everyone. All Around the Home Turn the water heater … [Read more...]

What it Means to Have a Properly Matched System

What it Means to Have a Properly Matched System

For optimum cooling performance and efficiency, a properly matched system is critical. A central air conditioner actually consists of two very separate halves that make up the whole system. The indoor unit, called the air handler, incorporates the system evaporator coil and the blower fan. The unit … [Read more...]

Energy Efficiency: A Room-by-Room Guide to Savings

Energy Efficiency: A Room-by-Room Guide to Savings

Increasing your home’s energy efficiency helps you save energy dollars and prolongs the life of your home’s major appliances. Besides saving money, you’ll be lowering the demand for energy resources, which helps keep their cost down for everyone. All Around the Home Turn the water heater … [Read more...]

Maintaining Your Furnace in the Summer

Maintaining Your Furnace in the Summer

As a homeowner, it's a safe bet that you're always looking for ways to protect your home. While it may seem a little strange to focus on your furnace during the summer, it's the best time to do it. We'll get you started by providing you with a few quick tasks to put on your to-do list: Perform … [Read more...]

Water Source vs. Ground Source Heat: Understand the Pros and Cons

Water Source vs. Ground Source Heat: Understand the Pros and Cons

Geothermal heat pumps are among the most efficient and environmentally-friendly comfort systems to heat and cool your home. Further, they are quiet, long lasting, very durable and may be used for water heating, too. Read on to learn if a ground source or water source geothermal heat pump is ideal … [Read more...]

This is Why Insulation is Important in the Summer

This is Why Insulation is Important in the Summer

A well-insulated home is essential during our chilly Indianapolis winters, but insulation for cooling is also important during the summer. Here's how it works. What Insulation Does Heat seeks to move from a warm to a cool area through convection, radiation, or conduction, explained as … [Read more...]

Learn Why Ductless Systems are Great for Home Additions

Learn Why Ductless Systems are Great for Home Additions | Mowery

As you plan your new addition, consider a ductless system for cooling and heating. These systems are often the most energy efficient, cost-effective and architecturally attractive appliances to keep it comfortable year-round. They’re especially advantageous if extending your current HVAC system … [Read more...]

Save Money and Energy with Energy-Efficient Windows

Save Money and Energy with Energy-Efficient Windows | Mowery

Indianapolis residents usually enjoy pleasant weather, but extreme shifts in temperature can happen quickly. Here are some ideas for keeping your power bills down. Materials Making window frames from energy-efficient materials helps to control utility costs. The four most common choices have … [Read more...]

Benefits of Investing in a Variable-Speed Furnace this Winter

Benefits of Investing in a Variable-Speed Furnace this Winter

To stay warm in Indianapolis' subzero winter temperatures without breaking the bank, you need a furnace that can handle your heating demands efficiently. A variable-speed furnace can both improve your comfort and cut your heating bills. How a Variable-Speed Furnace Works Older furnaces, known … [Read more...]