Boehmer Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for November, 2016

Why a Home Energy Audit Is the Best Way to Save Energy

Monday, November 28th, 2016

What’s a home energy audit? It’s a way for you to find out where energy is wasted in your home, so that you can get on the path towards lower bills and better heating and cooling system performance.

In fact, we think a home energy audit, followed up with active home energy solutions, is the best way to save money on your monthly bills. What makes it the most effective means to that end?

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About Blower Door Tests and Why Your Home Needs One

Monday, November 21st, 2016

If air was leaking out of your home, you would know about it…right? This is what a lot of homeowners think. Areas around the house where air and heat are able to move in and out should be obvious, as these may be points of entry for moisture or pests. But this isn’t necessarily the case.

If you’ve been assuming your home is airtight, think again. A blower door test, a test offered by companies that provide home performance testing and home energy audits for energy efficiency, usually determines that a house has far more air leaks than the homeowner would assume.

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Schedule a Home Energy Audit for 3 Important Reasons

Monday, November 14th, 2016

At Boehmer Heating & Cooling, we’re committed to helping customers save money without sacrificing their comfort. We’ve been helping customers in the Greater Pittsburgh area since 1933, and we’d like to help you too. That’s why we encourage homeowners in our area to schedule a home energy audit, and find solutions to cut back dramatically on energy usage.

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Prevent Heating System Burnout before Winter

Monday, November 7th, 2016

In the winter, your heating system is working its hardest. That’s when problems are most likely to come up—when you need heat the most.

That means you need to be prepared for a potential heating system breakdown in the middle of winter. Having the number of a heating contractor who offers 24 hour services comes in handy, but that’s not all you need. Make sure that you have the protection you really need by scheduling heating system services before it gets too cold.

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