Smart thermostats are all the rage these days, but many homeowners are confused about what advantages these devices provide besides space-age looks.
One of the most common, silent energy wasters is torn insulation on the refrigerant line. If the liquid starts evaporating in the line instead of the evaporator, then you're basically just cooling the great outdoors.
Keeping your home warm throughout the winter can be costly, especially if you live in an older house with a dated heating system, or in a part of the country, like the Mid-Atlantic, where every season is unpredictable.
Washington Gas is offering up to a $250 rebate, for as limited time and only to Virginia Customers on products and services including natural gas water heaters, boilers, programmable thermostats and heating system check-ups.
Air pollutants are all around us, already inside our homes, and waiting to come in from outside. From our yards to our kitchens, dangerous air pollutants threaten our home health and air quality. A whole home air purification system can improve your heath and indoor air quality.
If appliances are not working properly or are used incorrectly, dangerous levels of carbon monoxide poisoning can result. Hundreds of people die every year from CO poisoning caused by malfunctioning or improperly used fuel-burning appliances. Read more about CO poisoning symptoms and how to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.
A programmable thermostat helps make it easy for you to save by offering four pre-programmed settings to regulate your home's temperature in both summer and winter - when you are home, asleep, or away.