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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 ...

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 ...

Dec 2016 21

Dirty HVAC Filters: How They Impact Your Home

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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 ...

Dec 2016 14

HVAC System Tips For The New Year

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HVAC System Tips For The New Year

As we close out another year, it is important to have a trained HVAC technician check your HVAC system to ensure everything is running smoothly. From poor air quality to running up your energy bills, a poorly maintained HVAC system can be expensive. Conducting routine service on your system at the beginning of the new year will not only help cut down on expensive utility bills, it will benefit the health of your entire family as ...

Nov 2016 09

HVAC Holiday Usage: How To Conserve Energy

Posted in Air Conditioning, Efficiency, Fall, Heating
HVAC Holiday Usage

The holidays are synonymous with friends and family. As the holiday season quickly approaches, hosting parties during the sometimes-chilly fall/winter nights in California will mean extra use of your HVAC system. If you are hoping to conserve energy during the holidays, follow these tips for better energy consumption of your HVAC unit. HVAC Holiday Usage: Thermostat Settings  When you constantly change your thermostat setting in your home, you may notice your utility bills increase quickly over time. For this reason, ...

Jul 2016 06

Free Ways to Save Money This Summer

Posted in Air Conditioning, All Posts, Efficiency, Featured, Summer

Has your electric bill skyrocketed this month? With one heatwave behind us and another sure to follow, many Southern Californians are watching their monthly expenses rising along with the temperatures. While air conditioning simply isn’t an option for many residents, there are free and low-cost ways to reduce your air conditioning costs this summer. Fill Up the Fridge Believe it or not, keeping your refrigerator well stocked helps you save money. Each time you open the refrigerator, ...

Jun 2016 08

Benefits of a Blower Door Test

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Benefits of a Blower Door Test: HVAC Efficiency

Making your home more efficient can pay off in a big way over time. There are many different tests we run to test the efficiency of a home. One of those is a blower door test. A blower door test will find all the places that a home is leaking air. There are often a lot of small leaks in a home. They could be around doors, windows, electrical outlets, or vents. While a small air ...

May 2016 20

The Importance of Changing Your Air Filter

Posted in Air Conditioning, All Posts, Efficiency, Featured
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We know, we know. We’ve said it a thousand times – change your air filter! Well, we will probably keep on saying it until people actually start doing it. Changing the air filter in your HVAC unit is one of the most simple maintenance tasks you can do. You just pull the old one out and put the new one in. However, most people don’t do this, ever. They only do it when the HVAC guy ...

May 2016 06

Three Ways to Optimize Your Thermostat Settings

Posted in Efficiency, Featured
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When was the last time you thought about the best way to optimize your thermostat settings? Our guess is that you may have never thought about that, and there’s nothing wrong with that. However, if you are looking to save some money on your energy bills, you should try to optimize it as best you can. Even a few minutes adjusting your thermostat settings could save you hundreds of dollars over the course of a ...

Apr 2016 28

How To Reduce Dust In Your Home

Posted in Efficiency, Featured, HVAC Education, Maintenance
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At ALPS, air quality and HVAC services go hand-in-hand. When we come to your home to repair any of your HVAC components we always recommend continued maintenance of your units by regular cleaning and replacements when needed to avoid build-up, excess dust and wear and tear on your units. In the meantime, to preserve your HVAC unit in your home there are easy ways to avoid the dust layering that not only ruins your air conditioners ...

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