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Oct 29, 2015 2:33:16 PM by Darian Muka - 0 comments

Unplug and Rid Yourself of Energy Vampires

Standby power has a few spooky names: vampire power, vampire draw and phantom load. It's the electricity consumed by electronics and appliances while they are switched off like the cable box you turned off but didn’t unplug or the phone charger you have plugged in the wall but not into a phone. Some devices say they are switched off but are still pulling power from electric outlets.

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Mar 20, 2014 12:05:11 PM by Bill Eberhardt - 0 comments

Throwback Thursday - Mt. Airy Philadelphia Home

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Mar 14, 2014 9:21:05 AM by Steve - 0 comments

How Efficient is your Home? Find out here!

If your like me, you are always trying to find ways to save money. I always do the little things, like making sure I turn the light off when I leave a room, putting my computer at the best Power Saving settings and some other simpler energy saving methods to keep my bills low.

Here is a Easy Home Efficiency Solution

However, I know that I can be, most likely, running more efficient. I found a useful tool on the Energy Star Website that allows you to, with a little bit of information about your home, find out how you measure up when it comes to efficiency. It's called the "Home Energy Yardstick"

Click here to use the tool

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Feb 27, 2014 10:20:19 AM by Steve - 0 comments

A Day on the Job with ECI Comfort

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Feb 21, 2014 12:09:10 PM by Steve - 0 comments

Featured Video of the Week - Home Energy Assessment

Here is the first of a series of videos that we will be showcasing every week on the ECI Comfort Website. We hope to not only show you the services that we offer, but to share great tips to help you improve the comfort of your home. This week we feature a video of a Home Assessment that ECI Comfort performed at the Morgan residence in the Parkwood section of Philadelphia.

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Jan 29, 2014 11:21:51 AM by Paul Giorgi - 0 comments

Insulate your wallet against Winter Heating Bills

Growing up, we were always told to put on a cap in the winter – we lose most of the heat from our bodies from our heads – same thing with your home. Protecting the top of our homes during the winter is like putting on a warm cap.

Our homes act like a big chimney, the taller the home, the greater movement of air, which is called stack effect.

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Jan 23, 2014 9:12:42 AM by Paul Giorgi - 0 comments

What the Window Companies don't want you to know

Windows are a very important part of our lives - they allow us to see what is going on in the world, they let in sunshine, and they light our houses so we don’t have to use electricity during the day. We need windows.

But they are a mixed blessing. They have very low insulation values so they cost us a lot more than a plain wall would cost to heat and cool. Also, this low R-value means the surface is cold so we can feel cool standing next to them, and they have a lot of moving parts, which means they can leak air.

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Jan 6, 2014 8:57:46 AM by Paul Giorgi - 0 comments

HVAC Jamaican Style

I just recently had the opportunity to go on vacation to Jamaica. It is hard to totally separate yourself on vacation from what you do everyday back home. For me, that is selling HVAC equipment.

I couldn’t help but notice that there were very few buildings that have central air conditioning systems where duct work is used to deliver conditioned air from a central air handler.

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Dec 30, 2013 11:36:25 AM by Paul Giorgi - 0 comments

New Financing and Rebates For Upgrading Your Heating And Air Conditioning System

Upgrading your heating and air conditioning equipment is never more affordable. Homeowners in Southeastern Pennsylvania, which includes Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Delaware and Chester counties, can upgrade their heaters and air conditioners with new high efficiency equipment. Financing Rates of .99, 4.99 and 5.99 percent are available for terms up to 10 years to help make high efficiency equipment affordable to almost all homeowners. For example, for a 10 year $10,000.00 loan, the monthly payment is less than 100.00 per month. This payment is largely offset by utility savings incurred with the newer high efficiency equipment.

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Dec 20, 2013 10:19:22 AM by Paul Giorgi - 0 comments

The High Cost of Leaky Duct Work

According to studies, leaky duct work increases total cooling and heating energy usage by as much as 30%. That’s 30 cents out of every $1 you pay in energy bills. Over the course of a year, this can add up to hundreds of wasted dollars.

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