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  • The Basics of Home Automation

    In just the last few years, the smart home movement has gotten smarter, fueled by a wave of sleek, simple, and budget-friendly technologies. But while the answer increasingly becomes "yes" to home automation, questions remain: What kind of smart home device should I get? How much will I save in energy costs? Which level of automation do I choose? We can help navigate your options.

  • How much does it cost to install central air conditioning?

    Don't suffer through another summer. Learn what to expect for your money.

  • Home Heating & Air Basics

    When we're talking comfort at home, it's not just about feeling good, it's about spending money wisely. After all, space heating is the largest utility expense in the average American home, accounting for slightly less than half of all home energy usage. Here's what you need to know.

  • Preparing your heating system for the cold

    Preparation is one way to protect your wallet from unexpected expenses due to system malfunctions in your home. Triad Mechanical has teamed up with us to share maintenance tips with homeowners that may help avoid an uncomfortable home climate and prepare for the coming winter.

  • Energy saving household tips...

    Most people tend to ignore home maintenance until something catastrophic happens, which puts home owners in a panic and in a tough spot.

    We've talked to the experts at Reliable Heating & Air and put together a smart preventative maintenance plan for 2015.

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