Boehmer Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for the ‘Home Energy Solutions’ Category

Will Closing HVAC Vents in Unused Rooms Save Me Money?

Monday, February 14th, 2022
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One of the most common questions we get from our customers is in regards to the best ways to save money. How can they lower their energy usage, how can they use their systems more efficiently, and yes even will closing their HVAC vents in unused rooms save them money?

We’ll dive into all of this—but the short answer to “will closing HVAC vents save me money” is no. Actually, this can do more harm than good to your HVAC system, which we will explain in a moment.

The best way to save money starts with having a home energy audit done. This is when our professionals come in and assess where you may be losing energy, whether it’s through drafty windows and doors, damaged air ducts, etc. From there, we can look at the best ways for you to conserve that energy, including informing you of the best HVAC systems for your specific home. Read on to learn more!

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Uneven Home Temperatures: Solved!

Monday, October 11th, 2021
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How long have you been dealing with uneven temperatures in your home? You know–in the summertime, you have that room you just can’t cool down, and in the winter you have that other room that is basically a refrigerator. This is pretty unacceptable if you ask us!

Fortunately, we can solve this problem for you! It starts with a home energy audit. This is when our home performance experts come in and assess your home to see where you might have some energy loss opportunities. This can come in the form of drafty doors and windows, HVAC ductwork leaks, and more. Read on to learn more!

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How to Improve Your Home Comfort with a Home Energy Audit

Monday, May 4th, 2020

animated-visual-of-home-interiorIf you’re already a customer of ours, chances are that you’ve at least heard of a home energy audit, even if you’ve never had one done. This service can help us, and you as a homeowner, determine how much energy your household actually uses, where your home is losing energy, and what problem areas and repairs you should prioritize to ensure efficiency and comfort within your living space.

But what exactly goes into a home energy audit?

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The Importance of Home Energy Audits

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

window-sill-of-a-houseHave you ever had a home energy audit done for your living space? Do you know what a home energy audit is? This is a professional service offered by only a select few HVAC professionals.

A professional home energy audit helps technicians determine where your home is losing energy, and wasting money as a result. During this service, a trained member of our team will come to your home and conduct assessments that look at a host of factors to see where in your home you could benefit from a home energy solution.

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Home Energy Audits: What They Are and Why You Need One

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

White smoke comes out of a house's chimney on a winter day.Have you ever been told it might be a good idea to have a home energy audit done for your living space? This is a professional service offered by the highest quality HVAC pros to determine where your home is losing energy, and subsequently wasting money. During this service, a trained “energy auditor” comes to your home and conducts tests that take many factors into consideration to determine where your home can benefit from Pittsburgh home energy solutions.

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Save Money on a Comprehensive Home Energy Audit

Monday, January 9th, 2017

We are committed to helping homeowners save money all year long. That’s why we offer comprehensive home energy audits in the Baldwin, PA area. And right now, we’re offering a special: you can save $100 on a home energy audit when you book today!

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Why an Energy Audit Is the Best Gift for a Home

Monday, December 19th, 2016

The holiday season is almost here, and you’ve probably been busy with gift-shopping for the last few weeks. Now that you’ve found the perfect presents, it’s time to focus on your home. Cleaning and last-minute decorating are on the list, but we think focusing on comfort and energy efficiency should also be a priority.

This holiday season, make your home a more comfortable and efficient place to be. Schedule an energy audit to find out where energy may be wasted in your home, and start saving more money for years to come.

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Sealing Air Leaks: An Easy Way to Improve Home Efficiency

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Making a few changes to your home can create major change in your monthly bills. Sealing up air leaks is one way to reduce your bills and stay more comfortable throughout the year. But many people do not even realize that there are air leaks in the home, or that they are really adding onto monthly costs.

Find out how to detect and seal air leaks in the guide below or by calling our specialists. Schedule an energy audit to find home energy solutions so you can save even more over the years.

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How an Energy Audit Can Make Your Home Safer and Healthier

Monday, December 5th, 2016

We offer energy audit services, in large part to help local homeowners improve energy efficiency throughout their homes. After an energy audit, and after you make recommended changes to your home or HVAC system, the heating and cooling systems run more smoothly. That means lower monthly bills and a more comfortable home.

This is a primary reason to schedule this service—but not the only reason local homeowners ask about home energy audits. This service can also make your home a safer and healthier place.

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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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