winter

How Do Heat Pumps Work in Cold Weather?

how do heat pumps work?

Heat pumps can be used to both heat and cool your home. They use a similar process that your refrigerator uses to keep your food cold and fresh. Have you ever noticed the hot coils on the back of your fridge? They are releasing heat from the inside your fridge. “How does it do this?,” you may

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Winter Programmable Thermostat Schedule for Maximum Savings

winter programmable thermostat setting

About one-third of U.S. homes have a programmable thermostat (according to a recent study). Unfortunately, most people don’t know how to use them properly. Most still rely on manual thermostats or manual operation of their programmable ones. What Is a Programmable Thermostat? A programmable thermostat allows you to pre-set the comfort conditions you need throughout

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5 Home Heating Mistakes | How NOT to Heat Your Home

HVAC heating/cooling vent register on wall

Heating your home is your largest energy expense, “making up about 42% of your utility bill” (U.S. Dept. of Energy). Unfortunately, the same heating mistakes get made over and over again. While there are many things you can do to restore heat and improve the energy efficiency of your heating system, there are also a

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