Let’s face it: It’s not easy to get through our California summer without an AC on your side. At the same time, however, overuse of even the most efficient air conditioning units leads to high energy bills, especially during the heat of the summer months. One solution is to install a whole-house fan, which are approximately 90% more efficient than a traditional cooling system.
When it comes to complaints about home energy efficiency, we hear all kinds of different things from homeowners in the Foothills. Some concerns seem to pop up time and time again, however, and one of the most common issues we hear about is uneven heating and cooling throughout the home. It’s a problem you might associate with old home with systems that have not been well-maintained, but did you know this issue can happen just as easily in newer homes?
Early fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year in the Foothills. It’s also a time for slowing down, which means taking a moment to look at whether or not you’re ready for winter. Cooler temps will be here before you know it, and there are a few things that all residents in Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Citrus Heights and Granite Bay can benefit from focusing on as we continue to transition into fall.
This sweet elderly customer of ours had the unfortunate experience of an AC breakdown this Summer. When we went out to her home to fix the unit, what we discovered made us shiver. While we’ve talked at great length about the benefits of heating and cooling maintenance, now it’s time to show you why we stress it.
At the end of the day, there’s really nothing more important for homeowners in Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Citrus Heights (and beyond) than being comfortable at home. True home comfort can be difficult to achieve if your heating and cooling systems aren’t up to par, and this is one of the biggest problems that people run into around this time of year.
It’s pretty hot outside this time of year, but we’re lucky here in the Foothills. We have a wide range of options for cooling off inside. A challenge for many of our customers in our service area – El Dorado Hills, Sacramento, Folsom, Granite Bay, and Citrus Heights – is understanding the options and making a decision. Our team is here to help you sort through your options! We thought it would be helpful to provide you with a review of your choices.
California residents living in and around the El Dorado Hills, Folsom and Sacramento areas have had their hands full lately trying to stay cool. The summer temps are here and are showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon. If your cooling system isn’t operating at peak performance, you can’t expect it to be able to keep your home cool and comfortable on the hottest days of the year.
It’s no secret that Heating and Air Conditioning is tricky, complicated, and almost never user-friendly. But what if it was? What if you could press a button, and the system would actually work perfectly? Better yet, it worked quicker than the old hunk of metal and ductwork? What if this magic system cost less than the average HVAC to purchase and to run?
It’s hot right now in Foothills, CA! If you haven’t seen one before, you should take a look at one of the simplest technologies for cooling your El Dorado Hills area home, a whole-house fan. Mount a whole-house fan on your roof (professional installation is best), turn it on during the cool morning and evening hours, open your windows and achieve temperature comfort within minutes.
Residents in the Foothills know that the hottest months of the year have already arrived. Most people living in California rely on their air conditioning units in order to ensure that they have the option to cool down when they need to. But what if your AC malfunctioned? It may not sound like the end of the world, but there are plenty of scenarios in which a broken air conditioner result a horrendously uncomfortable day!