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Is a Zoning System Right for Your Home?

With a standard HVAC system, you can only control the temperature of your Jacksonville area home as a whole unit. If you would like more flexibility in controlling your home’s temperature while saving energy, you may want to consider a zoning system. How a Zoning System Works Zoning systems divide a home into two or more sections […]

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Understanding Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) is defined as the conditions that make up the indoor environment of a home, including temperature, humidity, purity, and freshness. Most people are now aware that indoor air quality (IAQ) is an issue of growing concern. If your HVAC System was not properly installed, or properly maintained and operated, components within […]

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Top 5 HVAC New Year Resolutions

As with most New Year resolutions, HVAC resolutions can only benefit you if you keep them. If you do, they will help you save money, improve your home’s comfort and prolong the life of your HVAC system. Although you’re bound to think of some of your own HVAC New Year resolutions, here are a few […]

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Which Home Appliances Cost the Most to Run?

Home Appliances that are not operating in an energy efficient way can be one of the reasons for your high energy bills. If you’re wondering which appliances cost the most money to run, here’s a list of the top five: 1. Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning The heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system comes […]

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Wishing You a Wonderful Holiday Season

Amazingly, the holiday season is upon us again. It feels as though this time of year comes so fast, turns our lives upside down and is over before we know it. Sometimes it’s hard to be fully present in the moment when we’re overwhelmed and stressed about gift giving, tons of parties to attend, and […]

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Does Your Ductwork Need Replacement?

If you have an older home that’s never had its ductwork replaced, or perhaps a relatively new home with badly designed or manufactured ducts, you may need to consider duct repairs or replacement. Faulty ducts can result in substantial energy loss, higher utility bills, uneven heating and cooling, and overworked HVAC equipment. Leaky ducts also […]

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Now Is the Time for Heat Pump Maintenance

No matter what type of heating system you may use, be it a furnace or a heat pump, it’s important to schedule the professional maintenance that your system needs in order to succeed. The longer that you put off any necessary heating maintenance, the more likely it becomes that your system will suffer adverse effects […]

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Ways to Prevent Heat Loss in Your Home


Ways to Prevent Heat Loss in Your Home


Learn about ways to prevent heat loss in your home
 this winter from Cool Connections in Jacksonville, Florida. Heat loss is simply money flowing out of your home because in many ways, that’s exactly what it is. Every fall and winter, many Jacksonville homeowners experience high energy bills, many of which could be lowered by better weatherization of the […]

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Understanding the Energy Star rating

The Energy Star ® certification is used to help consumers identify high-efficiency products, such as large and small appliances, electronics, HVAC systems, fans and windows. Appliances can often be overlooked as a major source of energy use in our homes and businesses, but depending on their size, age, function and use, appliances can potentially have a […]

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Five ways to save on heating and cooling

Five ways to save on heating and cooling

For many people, the regular electricity bill accounts for a significant part of the household budget. In fact, the energy bill is often only surpassed by the mortgage or rent payment. It’s usually in your best interest to keep it as low as possible, conserving energy and money. Luckily there are some easy ways to save on […]

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