In Apps, Being Green

Energy saving apps –  Check out our favorites.

#1 – Eco Bee Programmable / Remote Control Thermostats

EcoBee Programmable Thermostat- Energy Saver

Smart Si

Enjoy lower heating and cooling costs without compromising your comfort from the moment you turn on your ecobee Smart Si. You can monitor and control your wi-fi connected ecobee thermostat anytime, from anywhere, on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
We just received a box full of these babies.  Give us a call to schedule an install.  They are combo systems that control both heat and air conditioning.

 

#2. ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2016 — Boilers

Energy Star Most Efficient LogoEfficient Boilers

The ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2016 designation recognizes the most efficient products among those that are ENERGY STAR certified. These exceptional gas and oil boilers represent the leading edge in energy efficient products this year.  See the list of the seven of our recommended boilers that made the cut (.pdf).

#3. American Standard Water Wise Toilet

American Standard Efficient Toilet Cadet Model

Water Saver Toilets

See a recent upgrade that we did in our TBT – throwback Thursday blog.

We are proud to be associated with American Standard – a company on a mission to provide clean, safe water and sanitation throughout the world.  Their goal: to touch 20 million lives with improved sanitation by the year 2020 is one of the reasons we love these guys.  Read their ebook called “Save Water, Save Lives” (.pdf) and the “Global Sanitation Report” (.pdf) and you’ll love them too.

The Cadet offers a 1.28 gallons per flush rate uses 20% less water than an everyday 1.6 gpf toilet to help save even more water. The Cadet flushing system offers a powerful flush that works great every time.

#4. State Water Heaters

State Energy Saver, High Efficient Water Heater

90% Efficient Water Heaters

“Water heaters are the second highest source of energy usage in the home. ENERGY STAR certified water heaters are an easy choice for energy savings, performance, and reliability. They use less energy than standard models, saving homeowners money on their utility bills while helping protect the climate.” – source Energy Star online

The Town of Vail is the first in the area to require replacement water heaters to be 90% efficient.  Most that we are retrofitting are not even close.  We like State because they have a great warranty and they build a quality product that you should not have to worry about for the life of the product.  Give us a call to upgrade today.

#5. Pelican Salt-Free Water Filter / Conditioners

Pelican Filter Softener Combo

Salt-Free Water Filtration

Not an energy saver, but a health saver when you eliminate the salt from your water system!

We like Pelican because of the price, lifetime warranty and virtually maintenance free.

 

 

Our in-house newsletter is called Home Comfort News because we know that our business is to meet or exceed our clients comfort expectations. We continuously invest in new energy and product training for our technicians. When we are out in the field, our tech team is able to recommend the latest water saving, money saving, energy saving equipment for our homeowners. We have a regular column that we call “There’s An App For That” where we share new equipment and apps that will help our homeowners keep up with their homes from afar.

 

 

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