Fall and Winter Energy Savings Tips

Looking for ways to help save money on heating costs during the winter is a concern for everyone! The most important tip is to make sure that your heating system is working properly. Set up an appointment with us and we’ll come out and inspect your system. While you’re at it, ask us about our […]

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Floors Warm Up to Radiant Heat

We believe that the best reasons to use sustainable features in a home are to save money or for the pleasure of the occupants. (Saving energy is an important side effect.) But for one feature that checks all three boxes, consider radiant heating. On a cold, rainy day, there’s nothing that feels better upon waking […]

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Flooring Coverings with Radiant Heat

Ceramic tile is the most common and effective floor covering for radiant floor heating, because it conducts heat well and adds thermal storage. Common floor coverings like vinyl and linoleum sheet goods, carpeting, or wood can also be used, but any covering that insulates the floor from the room will decrease the efficiency of the […]

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How Your Heating and Cooling System Works

Most of us flip on our central heat and air units regardless of the season, expecting the usual flow of either warm or cool air. When the cycle is interrupted, we know it—and feel it—instantly. Knowing a little about how your heat & air system works is important—if nothing else to calm you down while […]

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Thermostat tips for Energy Savings

You can save money on your heating and cooling bills by simply resetting your thermostat when you are asleep or away from home. You can do this automatically without sacrificing comfort by installing an automatic setback or programmable thermostat. Using a programmable thermostat, you can adjust the times you turn on the heating or air-conditioning […]

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Spring and Summer Energy Saving Tips

Use Your Windows to Gain Cool Air and Keep Out Heat If you live in a climate where it cools off at night, turn off your cooling system and open your windows while sleeping. When you wake in the morning, shut the windows and blinds to capture the cool air. Install window coverings to prevent […]

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Keep Cool While Beating the Heat

At Beaver Brothers, we’ve supplied our customers with trusted heating and air conditioning service for more than 94 years, a tradition that proudly extends almost as far back as the birth of modern-era air conditioning itself. With temperatures dangerously soaring in many sections of the country this summer, it’s a natural tendency to head for […]

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Ten Myths About Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Geothermal HVAC Myths Busted 1. Geothermal HVAC systems are not considered a renewable technology because they use electricity. Fact: Geothermal HVAC systems use only one unit of electricity to move up to five units of cooling or heating from the earth to a building. 2. Photovoltaic and wind power are more favorable renewable technologies when […]

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Home Energy Tips for Spring

Approximately half the energy used in your home goes for heating and cooling. Beaver Brothers would like to remind you that making smart decisions about your home’s heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system can have a big impact on utility bills, not to mention your wellbeing. Here are a few helpful pointers to get […]

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