Ashley Gulevich

July 8, 2019

5 Ways to Pick the Right Home Heating System

5 Ways to Pick the Right Home Heating System Start living green at home. You may think it’s not going to change a thing, but your buying decisions can make a bigger difference on than environment than you might think. One thing that’s essential to living green is choosing the right HVAC system. Here’s how to choose the ideal HVAC solution that hits the mark for you—one that’s earth-friendly and is easy on your pockets too. Pick the right size When you shop around for a home heating and cooling systems, you’ll want to pick one that’s going to be just right for the size of your home. A unit […]
June 9, 2019

6 Ways an HVAC Upgrade Gives You Huge Cost-Savings

6 Ways an HVAC Upgrade Gives You Huge Cost-Savings If your bill keeps creeping higher, then it may be time to invest in a new heating and air conditioning system. That can be a costly move, though, which is why it’s a good idea to consider the possibility of an upgrade before investing a completely new system. Here some key ways an upgrade may prove to be a better option. Reduce energy consumption If your home is 50 years old or even older, then you’re likely paying 25 percent or more in utility bills than you need to be. That’s quite a lot of money to throw out the window. […]
May 6, 2019

Save on HVAC Costs by Giving Your Old AC an Upgrade

Save on HVAC Costs by Giving Your Old AC an Upgrade Old homes come with plenty of charm and memories. But if you haven’t been upgrading your air conditioning system, that could be one of the reasons why your home’s heating and electric bills are costing you a lot. If you’re looking for a way to lower your energy consumption expenses, think about going for an HVAC update. Energy drain costs Old homes can experience 25 percent more in energy drain costs, compared to new homes. That’s money you could spend elsewhere. By finding ways to counter the energy drain, you can successfully lower your heating and electricity bills. Inefficient […]
March 26, 2019

Why Choose a Ductless Heat Pump System?

Whether you’re finishing a basement area, adding new space, or just upgrading your home’s HVAC system, you owe it to yourself to check out the benefits of a ductless heat pump system. They offer numerous advantages over traditional HVAC units and can be a system that’s hard to beat. More Comfort in Problem Spaces If your home wasn’t built with a zoned HVAC system, you probably have rooms that are too hot in the summer or too cold in the winter. Cranking up your single-zone central AC system to cool a hot upstairs turns the downstairs into a meat locker while sending your electric bill through the roof. In winter, […]
February 11, 2019

The Real Cost of Heating a Home in British Columbia

Do you know the actual cost of heating your home with electricity or natural gas? This is a common point of discussion in British Columbia in terms of which is the most affordable option. It isn’t easy to determine the energy cost of heating your home when your energy bill also includes the cost to power your appliances, charge your devices, and heat water. Two Tier Electricity Pricing Your utility company charges your electricity at two different rates. After you use a certain amount of electricity per month, any additional electricity used is charged at a more expensive rate. When you’re using FortisBC or B.C. Hydro, there’s also a fixed […]
January 7, 2019

How the Enbridge Pipeline Explosion Will Affect B.C. Natural Gas Supply

People report being able to see the flames from miles away, and photos taken and posted online serve as proof. The recent rupture of the natural gas pipeline owned by Enbridge has been a sobering reminder of the volatility of our energy resources. Fortunately, due to the location of the pipeline, no one was hurt. What Happened Under pressure as high as 900 PSI, the pipeline ruptured and natural gas was ignited. Because of the high pressure, the gas was spewed out of the pipe with enormous force. This resulted in the towering flames that could be seen for miles around. A natural gas pipeline must be carefully maintained, but […]
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