Summertime temperatures are heating up!

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It’s August in Southwest Florida, the hottest month of the year. Here are 5 top tips to keep your home cool this summer.     To optimize your comfort, set your thermostat to 78°F when you’re at home and 85°F when you’re not*.     Lower blinds or close curtains during the daytime. This prevents… Read more »

How To Calculate Your Energy Usage

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Electricity costs can be significant in Southwest Florida, and if you would like to minimize your utility bills, the best way to start is by calculating your energy usage. Every appliance, light and electronic device has its own electricity requirements, and the first step in calculating your energy usage is determining what that figure is… Read more »

How Can I Qualify For an Energy Tax Rebate?

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For many years, the federal Energy Star program has encouraged homeowners to reduce energy usage by offering tax credits for certain energy-efficient products, such as HVAC equipment and water heaters. Some products that qualify for the energy tax rebate include: HVAC Equipment Central air conditioning systems: A $300 credit is available for cooling systems that… Read more »