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Mar 21, 2014

Energy Smart Club

What is the Energy Smart Club? The Energy Smart Club from HousePro brings a professional technician to your home twice a year to inspect your unit(s), clean vital Parts, run diagnostics and assess any improvements in performance that can be made to your air conditioning system. Energy Smart Club Benefits: 1 Year Warranty All labor is warranted to be free of defects for a period of 1 year. Lower Heating & AC Repair Cost 5-15% discount on all parts and labor. Protect Your Warranty Every equipment manufacturer recommends annual maintenance to ensure proper system operation. Some manufacturers and all home owner warran- ties require proper maintenance […]

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Oct 16, 2013

Halloween Energy Savings Tips

The scariest thing about Halloween shouldn’t be your energy bill.  We’ve assembled a few simple halloween energy savings tips to help you and your family stop your energy bills from turning into monsters. LED Bulbs & Candles Try using LED lights or candles when decorating your home this year.  Candles can help create a spooky atmosphere for your home and LED lights save energy because they are much more efficient than incandescent bulbs.  Beware of Energy Vampires Devices like TVs, computers, and radios are called energy vampires  because even when you turn them off they continue to suck power from […]

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May 17, 2013

Will Your Houston AC Survive Summer?

The Houston summer is nearly here and things are starting to heat up.  Homeowners are beginning to rely on their air conditioning systems to run day and night to keep their family cool.  Most of us don’t give much thought to our Houston AC system until we start sweating.  We cringe at the thought of air conditioning repair  or replacement but the majority of homeowners do not perform annual AC maintenance, which can eliminate 80 – 90% of all air conditioning failures. Here a few signs that your system may be headed for failure this Summer: The temperature inside of every room of […]

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Mar 12, 2013

How to Maximize Air Conditioning Efficiency

As we get closer to another Houston summer you can expect your air conditioning costs and energy bills to start rising.  Two of the biggest issues when it comes to saving money on your energy bill are annual AC maintenance and replacing air conditioning systems that have outlived their lifespan. People often look for ways to improve their car efficiency but overlook the larger savings found in maximizing air conditioning efficiency. Keys to Air Conditioning Efficiency Annual AC maintenance has multiple benefits; it can increase your air conditioning efficiency and lower your home energy costs.  Every .01 inches of dirt […]

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Dec 12, 2012

Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality is an often overlooked but highly important home issue.  The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that typical indoor air is at least 2 to 5 times as polluted as outdoor air.  Because the average individual spends around 90% of their time indoors, this is quite alarming.  Poor indoor air quality has been linked to several different health problems including allergies, asthma, respiratory issues, throat infections, and lung infections. There are many factors that can bring raise the levels of pollutants in your home’s air: Household (chemical) Products – Many cleaning products contain powerful and toxic chemicals.  Some of these […]