heating and air conditioning unit
Energy EfficiencyAir Conditioning
SEER ratings measure an A/C unit's energy efficiency. Higher rated systems use less power.
Power companies work to keep electricity on for D.C.-area residents this winter as energy demand skyrockets. (Photo courtesy of FEMA)
Furnaces & Home Heating SystemsEnergy EfficiencyPropane and Heating OilFireplaceWinter
Power consumption soars during D.C.'s frosty February.
 (Photo by Photo by Brandon Smith)
Furnaces & Home Heating SystemsHeat PumpsAir ConditioningEnergy Efficiency
Learn more about the different efficiency ratings for HVAC equipment.
insulation in attic
Energy EfficiencyInsulation
We want year-round comfort in our homes. But how do we ensure our homes provide respite from the cold winter drafts and the sweltering summer blasts?
air conditioning units
Air ConditioningFurnaces & Home Heating SystemsEnergy Efficiency
SEER and EER ratings measure an A/C unit's efficiency. Higher ratings mean less energy use.