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One Room Too Warm? Another Room Too Cool? A Zoning System Makes Everything Just Right

One Room Too Warm? Another Room Too Cool? A Zoning System Makes Everything Just Right

September 8, 2011

The air inside many Orlando homes can leave residents feeling like Goldilocks: some areas are too hot, while others are too cold. Differences in indoor air temperature occur because some rooms simply absorb more heat energy than others. Some rooms face the sun more directly or have more windows, while entire floors of a multi-story …

Rinaldi’s Top Tips For Summer Energy Savings

Rinaldi’s Top Tips For Summer Energy Savings

July 21, 2011

Most homeowners experience rising energy costs in the summer, primarily because the heat outside forces the near-constant use of your air conditioning. If you don’t want your utility bills to skyrocket out of control, you’ll need to trim down your energy consumption in other ways. Fortunately, there are plenty of summertime energy-savings tips you can use …

Facilitate The Efficiency Of HVAC Systems With Ceiling Fans

Facilitate The Efficiency Of HVAC Systems With Ceiling Fans

July 19, 2011

Some people may come to Orlando for the warm weather, but you can definitely have too much of a good thing. One way that Floridians can stay cool, while saving money on their energy bills, is to make use of ceiling fans.

Is This The Year For An Upgrade? Give High-Efficiency Air Conditioning A Try

Is This The Year For An Upgrade? Give High-Efficiency Air Conditioning A Try

July 12, 2011

You might have heard the term ‘high-efficiency air conditioning’ used here and there without knowing exactly how it’s different from standard central air. If your central air conditioning is in need of an upgrade, there are many reasons why a high-efficiency air conditioning unit would be a good choice:

Efficiency Not A Problem With Dual-Fuel Systems

Efficiency Not A Problem With Dual-Fuel Systems

June 23, 2011

High-efficiency heating and cooling systems are designed to use fuel efficiently and get you good results on your energy bills; however, the cost of fuel in your area might make using electricity or gas, for example, more costly. Dual-fuel systems help to maximize energy efficiency by choosing the heating or cooling source that will use …

Top Five Reasons You Should Get Preventive Maintenace For Your HVAC Systems

Top Five Reasons You Should Get Preventive Maintenace For Your HVAC Systems

June 21, 2011

Your heating and cooling systems will be able to perform at optimal efficiency levels if they are properly maintained. An annual preventive maintenance inspection by a reputable service professional will prolong the life of your systems and provide you with significant savings on monthly bills and repair costs. An annual preventive maintenance check up will …

Try Duct Sealing For More Energy Savings

Try Duct Sealing For More Energy Savings

June 16, 2011

Ducts are used in homes to circulate the indoor air from the heating and cooling systems throughout the house. Properly sealed duct work will help ensure that you have a safe, comfortable and energy-efficient home. If your ducts have leaks or are not sealed properly, there is potential for significant air and energy loss. This …

Programmable Thermostats Offer Energy Savings, Plus Better Control Of Temperatures

Programmable Thermostats Offer Energy Savings, Plus Better Control Of Temperatures

June 2, 2011

A programmable thermostat can provide you with a number of different ways to control how you heat and cool your home. Programmable thermostats make it easy for you to manage the temperature of your home efficiently. They allow you to program your HVAC system to run only when needed, allowing you to save energy and …

Download Our Free Home Comfort Guide

Download Our Free Home Comfort Guide

May 24, 2011

We  hope you find Rinaldi’s Home Comfort Blog helpful in answering your questions about how to make sure you’re doing the best job possible to maintain a safe and comfortable home comfort system and at the same time keeping energy costs under control. Whether its indoor air quality concerns, tips on changing filters, information on …

Energy Savings Ideas With A Whole-House Approach For Central Florida Homeowners

Energy Savings Ideas With A Whole-House Approach For Central Florida Homeowners

May 17, 2011

As the price of energy increases, you may be wondering how you can reduce your home’s energy consumption and lower your monthly utility bills. The Energy Star website is a great resource for those of you in the Orlando area. Energy Star is a U.S. Department of Energy-sponsored program that provides useful information on how …