The Hidden Costs of Recessed Lighting

Recessed lighting can be beautiful, but it can also have a downside. Those "pot lights" that are tucked into the ceiling requires a substantial hole in the room's envelope... and that can lead to drafts, making them among the most notorious energy wasters in modern homes. Thermal mapping technology allows Energy Auditors to see exactly where [...]

2017-08-22T11:41:01+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|

Give an Overheated House What It Really Wants

Here in Florida, the summers can be sweltering. You can give an overheated house what it really wants -- shade -- and grow some HVAC savings at the same time, by planting shade trees. Be Cool Besides being good for the planet, trees add curb appeal to your home and they’re great at keeping your [...]

2017-08-10T05:36:28+00:00 August 10th, 2017|

Utility costs going through the roof?

Warmer weather is just around the corner, and that means all the air conditioners here in Florida will be working hard. Besides showing your unit a little TLC, do you know the proper way to use your air conditioner to your best advantage? The average monthly residential electricity bill in Florida is $123, which ranks [...]

2017-08-11T07:55:50+00:00 March 8th, 2017|