What is a SEER Rating?

August 5, 2019

If it’s time for you to think about replacing the AC system that cools your home you may be wondering about a SEER rating. The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) is a scale developed by the U.S. Department of Energy to gauge the efficiency of AC systems. In the broadest of terms, the higher a SEER rating, the more efficient an air conditioning unit. What Affects a SEER Rating? To determine a SEER rating, energy experts divide an air conditioning system’s capacity over the duration of a typical warm season by the energy that system consumes in watt-hours. Every state...

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3 Energy Efficiency Tips You Should Know

May 22, 2019

Throughout the year, you probably spend a lot of money on your energy bills. You may be wondering if there are some ways to improving your energy efficiency. By being more efficient, you could save money and lower your carbon footprint. Louisiana, like many other states today, has a big green movement. Here are three very simple ways you can do your part. 1. Air Dry Instead of using the heated dry function on your dishwasher, you can simply air dry dishes and save on electricity. The other option, of course, is to not use the dishwasher at all. You...

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