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Sep 17, 2012

American Standard AC ranked most reliable HVAC System

Consumer reports has recently ranked American Standard AC as the most reliable AC brand. ABC reviews and compares AC Brands. From KHOU – Which AC units are most reliable? “Consumer Reports found in a survey of more than 40,000 subscribers, some systems have been much better at keeping their cool than others, potentially saving you hundreds of dollars. “The preventative maintenance in the beginning of the season is better than having to have a serviceman come out during a heat wave,” said Mosher. Consumer Reports says carefully choosing an air conditioning system can help you avoid service calls, too. Its latest product-reliability survey […]

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Sep 10, 2012

Why Perform HVAC Maintenance?

Your AC system may not look this bad but each year that your HVAC system does not have proper HVAC maintenance service performed can raise your cooling and heating costs by as much as 30%! A simple way to think about it is like taking your car in for an oil change. If you don’t service your vehicle you can expect poor performance and eventually a serious breakdown. Now think about how much longer your air conditioning system runs every day compared to how often you drive your car.Here is a breakdown of the top reasons to perform regular HVAC […]

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Jul 18, 2012

Complete Air Conditioning Systems from $3965!

House Pro’s summer blow out special – Complete American Standard Air Conditioning Systems starting at just $3965. Not sure what size system your home needs?  Our Energy Specialists will provide you with a free, no obligation in home estimate.  Call 281 506-0136 today to schedule! Why American Standard? American Standard is one of the oldest, most trusted, and highest rated brands in the country and a certified Energy Star partner. You have more important things to do than worry about the efficiency of your home’s air conditioning system.  House Pro knows the more efficient the product, the less energy needed, resulting in greater energy savings […]

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Jul 10, 2012

Solar Attic Fans

Most people are unaware that they are losing huge amounts of money by not optimizing there attic.  Today’s topic is Solar Attic Fans: How it works: 1. Heat Builds Inside An improperly Vented Attic The sun beats down on a homes’ roof and heats up the enclosed attic space. Passive vents (soffit or gable) allow some circulation but do not provide the pressure needed to force out the hot air. 2. Solar Attic Fan Provides Air Circulation The photovoltaic panel of the solar attic fan collects sunlight that powers the fans motor to increase air movement. 3.Air Circulation Moves Hot […]

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Jul 09, 2012

Is money leaking out of your home?

Air leakage, or infiltration, occurs when outside air enters a house uncontrollably through cracks and openings. Properly air sealing such cracks and openings in your home can significantly reduce heating and cooling costs, improve building durability, and create a healthier indoor environment. Many air leaks and drafts are easy to find because they are easy to feel — like those around windows and doors. But holes hidden in attics, basements, and crawlspaces are usually bigger problems. Sealing these leaks with caulk, spray foam, or weather stripping will have a great impact on improving your comfort and reducing utility bills. Homeowners […]