Ductless AC vs. Window AC – Which Should I Choose?

pink child's bedroom with ductless air conditioning on wall

If you have a converted space or addition to your home that doesn’t have access to your central air conditioning system, you may be wondering what the best choice is for cooling that space. While window air conditioning units can be a lower-cost choice for home comfort, they may not be as cost-effective as you…

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Case Study: Ductless System Installation For Sunroom

Sunrooms are often difficult to keep cool in the summer and warm in the winter. By installing a modern, high-efficiency, ductless mini split,  we are able to help your family use their entire home year-round and keep energy bills affordable. In this case study, homeowners completed renovations on a 1961 ranch before realizing the sunroom…

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Should I Upgrade to New HVAC Equipment?

For many homeowners, the decision to upgrade to new cooling and heating equipment happens when their current system fails. While nobody really likes to think about the expense associated with installing new HVAC equipment, most people don’t realize that they can be spending much more than they need to with the system they have. How…

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5 Benefits of Installing a New HVAC System with Empire

Replacing the heating and cooling system in your home is one of the most significant investments you can make. When it comes time to install a new HVAC system, you’ll want to make sure you choose an expert company that offers professional installation, quality equipment, and service after the sale. At Empire, we take great…

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R-22 Phase-Out: What It Means for You?

United States EPA Final Rule Phase Out of R-22 In recent years, the EPA has been phasing out R-22. R-22 is a refrigerant used in older HVAC units to help keep indoor temperatures cooler. As the temperatures get warmer during these hot and long summers, your AC gets used more and more. This places a…

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Creative Ways to Enhance Home Energy Efficiency

Atlanta Home Energy Efficiency Tips By now, you probably know many of big ticket things you can do to enjoy improved home energy efficiency. Upgrading to Energy Star appliances, adding insulation and installing a programmable thermostat is not where energy efficiency should end, but only where they should begin. The number of little things you can…

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Improving Home Energy Efficiency by Avoiding Common Mistakes

Home Energy Efficiency Tips Atlanta GA You will read a lot of tips about home energy efficiency and you will come across a number of gadgets that promise more efficiency and lower bills. What gets lost amid all the clutter of information out there are the ways that all these wonderful tips can fail to…

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Easy Ways to Keep Your Heating System Running Efficiently

Heating System Efficiency Decatur GA To get the best service your heating system, a few simple tasks can help you to keep it running efficiently and avoid unnecessary and costly repair bills. The average homeowner may only understand how to set the thermostat. When it’s cold outside they turn it up and when it’s hot…

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Ways to Improve Home Energy Efficiency

Home Energy Efficiency Decatur GA Managing home energy efficiency doesn’t have to be expensive or difficult or, worse of all, both. If you find you need to put all of these ideas into action and you do just that, you just may be able to not only improve your home energy efficiency, but save more…

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