Tips to Save Energy in Warmer Weather

Save Energy in Warmer Weather

Everyone wants to save money on air conditioning. If you’re more ecologically-minded, you may be taking a more holistic look at your energy use; you realize that saving energy saves money and gives you access to some great energy efficiency rebates and tax credits, but you have other priorities in mind, too. So today, let’s take…

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Clean Your Home to Save Energy

Home to Save Energy

It’s a bit late for spring cleaning, but if you’re like us — i.e., life gets in the way and you’re not getting to “spring” cleaning ’til July or Labor Day or thereabouts — we can lend a hand. The techs at Home Ace Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning won’t help you vanquish dust bunnies, but we…

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How Your Business Can Lower its Energy Bill

Business Can Lower its Energy Bill

Show of hands: who doesn’t like saving money? We’ll pause a minute and let the sound of crickets fade away, since we know that there’s not a single person reading this who isn’t cost-conscious, and that goes double if you’re running a business. Since some corners simply can’t be cut, and other things need to…

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Gas or Electric Appliances: Which is Better For You?

Gas or Electric Appliances

We all like a little retail therapy every now and then. Instead of buying more knickknacks that’ll gather dust, or a piece of clothing that you’ll find five years from now with the tags still on, why not consider new appliances? They’re a great bang for the buck. After all, they’ll look great, and you’ll…

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Best Temperatures To Stay Comfortable and Save Energy in Cold Weather

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Winter in Sacramento is nothing like Buffalo or Chicago. It’s not usually that cold, but it’s certainly still cold enough. Like so much else in life, finding a balance between comfort and energy savings can seem precarious. It doesn’t have to be. These tips, drawn from equal parts science, common sense, and years’ worth of experience as Sacramento HVAC…

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Cut Energy Costs in Sacramento While Working from Home

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Several months into the COVID pandemic, we’re all settling into a new normal and all that goes with it. There’ve been some unexpected benefits, like more time with family. And there’ve been some surprising downsides, like expanding waistlines, high anxiety, and even higher energy bills. We can’t help with jitters or snug blue jeans, but…

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Sacramento Home Improvements as Tax Deductions?

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Tax time is still several months away, but if you’re looking for deductions, the clock is ticking. While we don’t suggest getting too creative (nobody wants an audit, after all) and we also strongly suggest talking any deduction over with your accountant or tax professional, there are some improvements you can make to your home…

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What You Need to Know About Sacramento’s Natural Gas Ban

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California often leads the nation when it comes to environmental initiatives and the regulations that come in their wake. However, those initiatives don’t always come from the state level; often as not, as with a recent ban on natural gas installations in Sacramento, those changes take place at the local level. When that happens, there…

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Sacramento HVAC and Your Taxes

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Unless you’re a CPA, odds are better than even that you don’t greet the onset of tax season with a sense of joyous anticipation. For that reason, energy efficiency HVAC upgrades that add energy efficiency save money in more ways than one; you’ll save on your energy bills, and energy efficiency incentives in the form…

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How Often Do I Need to Flush My Hot Water Heater Tank in Sacramento?

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Any appliance — from one as simple as a toaster to one as complex as your hot water heater — needs maintenance to work properly. One of the most important aspects of New Window hot water heater maintenance is periodically draining its tank to clear it of sediment. Based on our experience as a Sacramento plumbing company,…

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