DC Cheek Heating, Cooling & Plumbing Blog: Archive for the ‘Home Performance’ Category

Why You May Want to Schedule an Energy Audit

Monday, April 17th, 2023

These days, everyone knows that keeping your home energy-efficient is better for the environment and much less costly when it comes time to pay your utility bills. But figuring out exactly how to be more efficient with your home’s energy use can be a little challenging. Where is energy being lost? What can be done about it? A professional home energy audit can answer those questions and more.

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Tips for Keeping an Even Home Temperature

Monday, October 4th, 2021

Did you discover this past summer that you had a hot spot or two in your home, particularly upstairs? Or maybe now that nighttime temperatures are cooling down, you’re noticing cool spots in the morning. There are a couple of different possible explanations for this. One could be that you have damaged ductwork which is allowing conditioned air to escape before reaching the rooms where it’s needed. Another explanation is that you don’t have proper insulation!

To determine the true cause of uneven cooling and heating, it’s important to start with a professional home energy audit, which allows our professionals to assess your home’s specific energy loss opportunities. Reach on to learn more about this and other tips to improve your home’s comfort and efficiency!

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Harness the Power of UV Rays for Better Home Performance

Monday, July 1st, 2019

When you think of home performance, you likely think of how efficient your home comfort systems are—things like your air conditioner, water heater, and even your lighting. These are all, of course, important components to home performance, but what about your indoor air quality?

After all, the air quality in your home is about much more than simply the temperature—it’s about whether your air is actually healthy or not.

One method to ensure good indoor air quality is with the installation of a UV (ultraviolet) air purifier installation.

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