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How a Maryland Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Audit Works

Maryland home performance with energy audit

Have you noticed hot or cold rooms in your home or uneven heating and cooling? Have you experienced drafty areas? Does your home have a mold infestation or musty odor? What about window moisture or peeling paint? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you would benefit from a Maryland home energy audit.

Maryland Green Building Consultants

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Green homes are a new construction trend. Energy savings are built into these homes during construction. Energy-efficient homes lower utility bills, provide better indoor air quality (IAQ), reduce asthma and allergy symptoms, increase home value, and decrease your carbon footprint.

CARRIER INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE IN MARYLAND

  Spring has sprung. That snowy winter weather is a thing of the past. And you know what that means: summer is quickly approaching. Before you know it, the temperature will be in the upper 90s and the humidity will be almost unbearable. But that’s Maryland for you. The important thing is to ensure your… Read more »

How Energy Audits Improve Allergy And Asthma Symptoms

Maryland allergies

Spring is always a welcome sight after a long Maryland winter. If you suffer from allergies, spring is a beautiful but tough time of year. Most people assume pollen, grass, and other debris floating in the air causes their allergy symptoms. While those things don’t help them, they’re not the only cause. The quality of… Read more »

PROFESSIONAL HVAC INSTALLATION IN MARYLAND

Eventually, your furnace or air conditioning unit will need to be replaced wither because they have stopped working or because you have decided to upgrade to a new energy efficient model. And when you invest in a new HVAC system for your Maryland home, you want it installed properly. Benefits of Professional HVAC Installation Highly… Read more »

GREEN REMODELING, IMPROVING HOME ENERGY EFFICIENCY

When it comes to new home construction, homes built today are 100% more energy-efficient than homes built in the 1970s, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Unfortunately, we do not all live in new homes. So how do we improve the energy efficiency of our older homes? Green Remodeling! According to the… Read more »

THE ICE CHEST IN THE DUCTWORK: NON-STANDARD PARTS IN A DUCT SYSTEM

Are flex ducts efficient

As an HVAC company with 60 years in the industry, we have seen it all…or so we thought. We recently stumbled across a blog post from EnergyVanguard.com, “What’s That Ice Chest Doing in This Attic Duct System?” that even caught us by surprise. You read that right; an ice chest in the ductwork. The homeowner… Read more »

Furnace Maintenance Checklist: 6 Ways it Protects Your Family

furnace maintenance checklist

UPDATED 10/18/2017 When the leaves begin to change colors, and the temperatures dip you know winter is around the corner. To protect your comfort all winter long, prepare for the cold with HVAC maintenance. The six ways Minnick’s furnace inspection improves your Whole-Home Comfort.

HOW A HIGH-EFFICIENCY FURNACE CAN REDUCE YOUR UTILITY COSTS

Let’s get real: purchasing and installing a new furnace is never a small job. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating and cooling your home accounts for 56% of your total energy expenses. The good news is that a new furnace offers you the chance to save serious money in your heating costs by… Read more »