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Cut Your Energy Bill By Following These 7 Methods

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Winter is here, and for many homeowners, that means switching from air conditioning to furnace for the rest of the cold season. But it could also mean a sharp change in your heating bills…for the worse. Has your home suffered high energy bills the past few winters? Want to stay comfortable without having to break

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Significance of Maintaining Your AC During Winter Months

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Good for you, obviously you’re a responsible homeowner doing the research that really counts. Long story short: the significance of maintaining your AC during the winter months is HUGE. The cooler weather is beginning to set in, and yes, your indoor AC is about to essentially hibernate, but that doesn’t mean YOUR job’s finished. If

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10 Tips on Saving Energy This Winter

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Good day there, are you online researching how to go about saving energy this winter? We’ve got you covered! In this article we’ve assembled ten great tips from five highly-respected authorities. Let’s start right at the top of the proverbial pyramid, with the folks who handle our nation’s light switches.   The Department of Energy

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Insulation: It’s More Than Meets The Eye

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Because Service Champions works with homeowners across Northern California to ensure they have high-performance HVAC systems year round, we get a TON of questions regarding one all-important factor:     How To Maximize Energy Efficiency Outside of having premium systems in place and a partnership with a company like ours that can professionally maintain your systems,

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10 Most Common Central Heating Problems

Good day neighbor; out researching common central heating problems?   No one can blame you, especially if it happens to be Winter as you’re reading this. Central heating systems tend to go into hissy fits around this time of the year when they’re zapped into service after sleeping through the summer.   But before we

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What Does Installation of a Central Heating System Involve?

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Central heating systems are the most popular heating options when it comes to home heating, and for good reason. Rather than having to install a heating system in each room, you can heat your entire home through a series of ducts. But installation can be an involved process. Have you scheduled your first central heating

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Various Types of Home Heating Systems

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Need a new home heating system? You don’t have to stick with the same thing you had before. You have options! These days, there are several different types of home heating systems, all ranging in terms of effectiveness in different climates and energy efficiency. There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to home heating systems,

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How Does a Gas Furnace Work?

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Gas furnaces are the most common method of heating homes — as well as commercial buildings — in the winter, even in Northern California. It’s likely what you have in your home, at the office building, and at many of the shops that you frequent. But in all the time that you’ve enjoyed the benefits

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Is Your Air Conditioner Making You Sick?

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Do you ever find yourself feeling stuffy and fatigued even when you’ve stayed inside for most of the day? The point of your air conditioner is to make your home more comfortable — cooling and protecting your home in the hottest days of spring and summer. If your air conditioner is not well-maintained, however, it

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