Saving Energy in Wisconsin this Winter

One of our top customer questions at Dignified Heating & Cooling is how to save energy. Here are 4 easy tips to put more money back in your pocket rather than sending it to the gas company: 1. Maintain your HVAC system. Make sure to change your furnace filters regularly as clogged or dirty filters cause your unit to run less efficiently. Less efficiency means more money for less heat, which no one wants. You might also consider getting an annual tune up to help your unit run more efficiently. We supply the kind of heating repair Burlington residents rely on for this kind of service. A certified tech will check various components of your system for clogs, corrosion, and holes. This will help make sure that your heat is running in tip top shape. 2. Use LEDs instead of regular strand lights. The holiday season can be a huge drain on your electric system because most people hook up a lot of lights. Between decorated trees, light up villages, outdoor lights, and even some inflatables, the electric usage can add up quickly. Using LED lights can save about 90% of the electricity it would take to run traditional bulbs....

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The Importance of AC Maintenance

The Importance of AC Maintenance Every machine in existence is destined for the same end, and mechanical failure of some sort is inevitable. Thankfully, almost any air conditioning unit manufactured in the past decade will last for many years to come. But that doesn’t mean your AC unit will work perfectly for the duration of its lifespan. Particularly in the later summer months in the area, an AC unit is almost certain to experience hundreds of hours of heavy usage. Sustained output of that sort is enough to test even the best cooling systems modern manufacturing technology. As an AC repair job can prove exceedingly costly, depending upon the damage in question, detecting problems before than can cascade into outright catastrophes is always preferable. After all, the worst malfunction is the one you could easily have prevented. Inspect your system’s exterior regularly and check your thermostat periodically. If something major is amiss, it will likely be apparent, even to the untrained eye. And remember—if anything sounds a bit out of place (clanking, tapping, screeching), consult with a knowledgeable technician immediately. Most HVAC malfunctions are preceded by warning signs which, if acknowledged, will allow you to fix a problem now before it...

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5 Summer Prep Tips For AC

5 Summer Prep Tips For AC Any given AC unit is likely to experience periods of heavier and lighter usage, depending entirely upon the season. As we in know better than most, the summer months can take a tremendous toll on even the highest quality air conditioning units. On particularly hot days, a cooling system can find itself running for upwards of ten hours, often uninterrupted. For that reason, there is no better time to schedule your AC maintenance with than just prior to the summertime highs making their appearance. With a long track record of providing excellent AC repair and AC maintenance throughout the area, technicians are happy to provide you with insightful air conditioning service consultation. Specifically, our HVAC professionals can ready your air conditioning unit for periods of sustained usage while providing tips (see below) to prepare you for the hot summer months. Insulation/Covering Sunlight passing through unshielded windows and doorways is certain to raise your home’s interior temperature. Keeping such passageways blocked with curtains or other means of insulation will allow you to reliably maintain a cooler home environment. This will in turn place less of the cooling responsibility upon your air conditioning unit. A knowledgeable...

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