We get excited about new years because they provide us with a clean slate. On January 1st, we can abandon harmful habits and adopt practices that improve the quality of our lives, the lives of our loved ones, and sometimes even the world.
It’s a new year, which means many of us are making resolutions to improve our lives in the months ahead. Some resolutions are difficult to maintain: finding time to exercise and finding the willpower to turn down that slice of triple layer banana cream pie come to mind.
One of the joys of cold weather is bundling up with blankets, a book, and a cup of hot chocolate and shutting out the troubles of the world. Unfortunately, some of the troubles of the world are already in your home.
Sure. Programmable thermostats are cool just by virtue of being super-high-tech-house-of-tomorrow-stuff-that-dreams-are-made-of technology. We get it.
Making your home more energy efficient through an ENERGY STAR rated heating and cooling systems isn’t just better for the environment though it does reduce your carbon footprint significantly. It’s also better for your wallet.
If you’ve been waiting for the right time to upgrade your HVAC system, that time has come!
While a good bulk of our utility costs each year go to air conditioning during the long, humid days of summer in Louisiana, we’re not off the hook in the winter. Cold days lie ahead of us, and heating can melt away your finances before you know it if you’re not careful.
Ever wonder how much that noisy old furnace is costing you? Check out this infographic to figure it out!
Let’s be honest, we Southerners are hot house creatures: we pull out the coats and gloves as soon as the temperature drops to 70 degrees. It doesn’t pay, then, to put off preparing your furnace for the cold weather.
It seems like only yesterday that we were bemoaning the bitter cold of our last winter season in New Orleans. Would it ever end? We were even looking forward to hot summer days spent grilling out and soaking in some rays.