First High SEER DC-Powered Air Conditioner

A new solar-powered air conditioner has been introduced by SPP (Solar Panels Plus).  It is high Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rated (SEER) and is called the SplitCool DC18. The air conditioner runs on a bank of batteries powered by solar panels and can be installed without adding ducts.  It would handle each room as a separate zone.  It also features a… Read More

New GE Hybrid Water Heater to be Available

The new Hybrid Water Heater from GE will soon be available throughout North America by the end of January. This new appliance is said to be 62 percent more efficient than an older electric water heater and can save consumers hundreds of dollars every year. Along with the usual resistance elements and the latest in heat pump technology, GE’s hybrid… Read More

China to Receive GE Smart Grid Technology

With a government tailor-made for smart grid technology, the Chinese city of Yangzhou will be the staging ground for GE to introduce its smart grid to the region. Needless to say, China’s demand for energy has increased dramatically in recent years, so the advent of this new technology holds quite a lot of promise.  GE will have a demonstration center… Read More

How to Maintain a Dishwasher

I always get irritated when the dishwasher isn’t working effectively. I am not a fan of washing dishes, so I rely on the dishwasher to do the work for me. However, like all machines, the dishwasher only remains useful if I keep it maintained. Here are some suggestions: 1) Take a look at the door frame. Check the gasket to… Read More

How to Maintain your Refrigerator

Refrigerator maintenance is a key element to keeping your energy bills low. I found a great article featuring basic tips to clean and care for your fridge and freezer.  The step-by-step instructions will guide you to clean your condenser coils, the drain hole, the drip pan, and the gaskets.  Next, change the water filter (if your fridge has an ice… Read More

Preparing your Furnace for Winter

Winter is almost upon us, so now is the time to check your furnace to make sure it is in prime condition. It isn’t easy to dial a repairman on the phone when you are shivering from the cold. Before you begin, flip the breaker for your furnace in your home’s electrical panel to avoid the risk of electric shock.… Read More

Basic tips to Save Money and Cut Down on Air Conditioning Repair cost

When living in Florida you need a working air conditioner or AC. It gets hot here. Before you know it your AC will need maintenance or repaired. With the way the market is we need to save as much money as we can. So We have some basic tips that will not only help you save money, but get a longer life span out of your Air Conditioner.

7 Conservation Ideas To Insulate Your Windows

by: Ibrahim Saeed With all the home energy saving tips and conservation ideas available today, some homeowners and renters alike may not know what area of their home to address first. Consider this, according to the U.S Department of Energy your home windows are single handedly responsible for up to 25% of the total amount of wasted or lost energy.… Read More

6 Conservation Ideas – Water Heating Costs

by: Ibrahim Saeed These 6 home energy saving tips and conservation ideas can significantly reduce the strain on your water heater and the strain on your household budget. Water heating is often an over looked energy cost by many homeowners. It’s true that water conservation in it’s self is important, but considering the dual cost of hot water (your water… Read More

6 Home Conservation Ideas – Lighting

by: Ibrahim Saeed Consider these home energy saving tips and conservation ideas and lower your lighting costs and save electricity. According to the U.S department of Energy, the electricity used just for home lighting on average accounts for over 10% of the total household energy used. With a combination of proper techniques and new lighting technologies, any homeowner can make… Read More

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