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  • Find Your Optimal Thermostat Setting
    Find Your Optimal Thermostat Setting

    In Arizona, 25% percent of residential energy use goes toward air conditioning, which is four times the national average. With the area's 300 days of sunshine, efficient home- and away-settings can ...

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  • 8 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value
    8 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Value

    Whether you're looking to sell your house or you'd just like to increase its value while staying put, there are improvements that you can make that will get the job done. From planting some shrubs and ...

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  • 3 Reasons Wifi Thermostats Are a Smart Choice
    3 Reasons Wifi Thermostats Are a Smart Choice

    Smart thermostats are part of a new wave of WiFi-enabled home devices that are transforming how we live. What makes these thermostats "smart" is their ability to learn your habits and adjust ...

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  • Is Water Leaking From My AC?
    Is Water Leaking From My AC?

    Your air conditioner is made of two components--the evaporator (inside unit) and the condenser (outside unit). The evaporator contains something called the evaporator coil that removes heat from the ...

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  • Increase the Efficiency of Your Valley Home's Outer Envelope
    Increase the Efficiency of Your Valley Home's Outer Envelope

    Your home’s envelope is the outer aspects that encase your home. This includes exterior walls and doors, windows, and the roof. When the envelope is poorly insulated, your air conditioner will work ...

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  • Why Proper Home Sealing is Important
    Why Proper Home Sealing is Important

    It’s no secret that a home requires routine maintenance. Over time, appliances and fixtures lose what was once perfect durability. Windows, roofs, air ducts — these don’t last forever. However, it ...

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