Mar 2017 02

3 Ways Decorative Window Treatments Can Conserve Energy in Your Home

Posted in Air Conditioning, Efficiency, Heating

Looking to transform the feel of your home? Bring a splash of color and style to your home and preserve its energy efficiency through window treatments such as awnings, mini-blinds, black out curtains and drapes. Homeowners, who design their window treatments wisely, can boost their household energy efficiency savings. Following these simple window decoration tips can help stretch your climate control dollar throughout the year. Drape Your Bank Account in Savings Regardless of the season, your in-home comfort ...

Feb 2017 22

4 Home Comfort Tips for HVAC Customers Living with Pets

Posted in Air Conditioning, Heating, Maintenance

Friendly, cute and lovable are valid characteristics of many family pets. Oftentimes, we find that our HVAC customers forget about the importance of their home’s air quality when bringing home a new dog or cat. For customers who suffer from chronic stuffy nose and dry throats, it’s may be time learn more about how to maintain great air quality in your home and ensure your HVAC system is in top shape all year long. ...

Feb 2017 16

3 Tips for Pest-Proofing Your HVAC System

Posted in Air Conditioning, All Posts, Heating, HVAC Education

This time of year, pests may be looking to seek refuge from the cold, and what better place for them to find warmth than in your home. Ignoring pest problems may lead to damaging consequences – raccoons and squirrels that find their way into your attic, mice that enter your home through small gaps in your HVAC connections and termites that can subtly destroy the structure of your home. Often, homeowners may overlook one path pests ...

Feb 2017 08

6 Simple Tips to Control Your Home Heating Bill

Posted in Heating

More often than not, our customers dread the cold weather that winter can bring our way. In fact, the colder temperatures prompt many of us to dial up our thermostats before thinking about how to save money on heating costs. Fortunately, there are simple steps most homeowners can take to better seal their homes and make their furnaces more efficient, before the heating bills burn a hole through your wallet. Below are some easy changes you ...

Jan 2017 25

How to Make the Most Out of Your Space Heater

Posted in All Posts, Featured, Heating
How to Make the Most Out of Your Space Heater

The relentless winter storms that have pummeled the southland over the past month have brought intense rain and cold temperatures. If you are like many other homeowners trying to save money and energy this winter, you may have turned to the help of a space heater to keep warm when not using your home’s heater system. Here is everything you need to know to stay comfortable without breaking the bank this winter. Maximizing the Effect Of Your Space ...

Jan 2017 17

How Can I make My Home Greener?

Posted in All Posts, Efficiency, Featured
How Can I make My Home Greener?

Let’s face it; no one wants to spend hundreds of dollars every month on expensive utility bills. Even worse is the amount of damage that can be done by overusing energy. We all have to share our earth together, so why not start off the New Year by making your home a greener, more energy efficient living space for your family and for the better of the environment as well. The following are easy tips for creating a ...

Jan 2017 11

Can Extreme Changes In Temperatures Harm My HVAC Unit?

Posted in All Posts, Featured, Maintenance
Can Extreme Changes In Temperatures Harm My HVAC Unit

Living in Southern California, we know all too well the ever-changing temperatures that accompany our changing seasons. From thunderous down pours to clear blue skies, it seems as though each day brings different weather patterns than the one before it. This constant change in temperatures seems to result in multiple trips to the thermostat to adjust for comfort. When going back from hot to cold and back again, does this cause our HVAC systems harm? Luckily, we have an ...

Jan 2017 04

Using Insulation To Save Money

Posted in Featured, Insulation
Using Insulation To Save Money

Saving money on your utility bills is a common goal for many homeowners. After all, the number one source of energy usage in a home is it’s HVAC system and no one likes seeing a large electricity or gas bill after it’s been especially hot or cold. If you are looking for a cost-effective way to save money on your utility bills, improving your home’s insulation is one of your best options. How Does Insulation Work To ...

Dec 2016 28

Alps Air Conditioning and Heating Earns Esteemed 2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Posted in Awards, Featured
Alps Air Conditioning and Heating Earns Esteemed 2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service  Alps Air Conditioning and Heating has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of customer service to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2016. This achievement is particularly significant as Angie’s List experienced unprecedented member growth in 2016. More than 1.6 million consumers, many of whom were eager to quickly hire highly qualified service pros, ...

Dec 2016 21

Dirty HVAC Filters: How They Impact Your Home

Posted in Efficiency
Dirty HVAC Filters: How They Impact Your Home

The dangers of not properly maintaining your HVAC system can have a major effect on both your family and your home. From higher energy bills to possible illness, the filters that are responsible for keeping the air quality in your home clean must be changed or cleaned regularly to ensure these negative aspects of dirty filters do not start to wreak havoc on your home. The following are top issues that may arise from neglecting to change ...

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