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T'was The Month Before Christmas

November 16, 2016

Avoid Common Home Renovation Pitfalls

October 5, 2016

Home renovations can be very time consuming, costly and daunting.  Whether you are hiring a professional or taking a more DIY route, familiarize yourself with a few common pitfalls to help make your home renovation go as smoothly as possible.   Avoid Poor Planning Before you start swinging the sledge hammer, pick up a pen and … Read more

How the Energy Conservation Audit affects your home purchase (Austin ECAD)

August 19, 2016

A-Plus Energy Management, Air Conditioning, & Home Solutions is qualified to perform many types of audits and independent testing for Austin, Texas residents, including the often confusing ECAD Audit. A Plus will make the process easy for you with the extensive experience their crew brings to the field. According to this Austin Relocation Guide article: … Read more

14 Consecutive Months of Record Heat

August 11, 2016

Average sea surface temperature was also record high Persistent heat on land and in the sea this June shattered records, yet again as reported in ac-today.com June 2016 was 1.62 degrees F above the 20th century average, breaking last year’s record for the warmest June on record by 0.04 degrees F, according to scientists from … Read more

Poor Air Quality Within The Home

July 29, 2016

Air quality is something that many people take notice of.  After all, air quality can affect our health and that of our families.  If smog is visible in the distance of any given city, chances are that the air quality in your home is equally unacceptable.  However, there are entities indoors that can also contribute … Read more

The Problem With Oversized AC Units

July 19, 2016

There is a common misconception about sizing your air conditioner when it comes to heating and cooling your home or business. Most people believe the larger the air conditioning unit, the faster it will cool or heat the room- thus lowering your electric bill. There is only slight truth in such a notion. Yes, the … Read more

The Importance Of Professional AC Maintenance

June 22, 2016

Air conditioning and heating are probably one of mankind’s biggest overlooked luxuries. When we have it, we don’t notice very much. In fact, we pretty much take it for granted. However, it is not until we do not have it that we can figuratively and literally feel the heat of going without it. It is … Read more

What Are The Benefits Of Installing A Smart Thermostat?

May 23, 2016

We live in an age where we are beginning to see the birth of smart homes. Having said that, it brings up the question of what exactly is a smart home and what does one need to do in order to classify your home as one? A Smart Home is a dwelling that has one … Read more

Make Your Home a Healthier Place with a Home Energy Audit

April 25, 2016

Your duct system plays an instrumental role in terms of the air quality in your home, as it directs conditioned air where you want it to go. Especially in older homes, duct systems may be inefficient, damaged, over- or undersized, poorly designed and/or installed improperly, or of low quality, thus compromising the air that you … Read more

What does the blue Energy Star mean?

April 11, 2016

Have you ever noticed the blue Energy Star logo on your computer, appliances, or other electronic products and wondered exactly what it represents? Energy Star was created by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy under the leadership of John Hoffman, a worldwide recognized innovator in energy efficiency and researcher or climate change, … Read more