72 Degrees of Hickory Blog

72 Degrees of Hickory Blog

72 Degrees of Hickory Blog

Don't Let An Older System Drain Your Wallet

Matthew Stewart - Friday, April 20, 2012

Conserve, conserve, conserve. We hear that buzz word a lot these days. Whether it's in reference to conserving our Earth's precious resources or saving money, conservation is important and here to stay. That's especially true with the hot summer months ahead of us! That's why the professionals at 72 Degrees Air Conditioning and Heating are offering a FREE energy audit to area residents.

With an energy audit, 72 Degrees Air Conditioning and Heating can help determine the best energy saving improvements for your home. Click here for a FREE energy audit or call (828) 449.8057.

Save more green this spring with a $69 Precision Tune-up

Matthew Stewart - Friday, March 16, 2012

Your friends will be green with envy when they see all of the green you've saved with 72 Degrees Air Conditioning and Heating! We're offering you a "Spring Precision Tune-Up" for ONLY $69! That 's a big savings for you and your family. As you know, well-maintained equipment can save you green and help the environment as well since it will run more efficiently.  

To schedule a Precision Tune-Up with 72 Degrees Air Conditioning and Heating, click here or call 828-449-8057.


Save Green and Go Green with a FREE Energy Audit!

Matthew Stewart - Friday, March 09, 2012

Saving green and going green are our topics this month as we enter the "green" month of March for St. Patrick's Day.  Check with your local utility company to see if it offers money-saving, energy efficient incentives. Be sure to schedule an energy audit of your home's heating and cooling system. Regularly maintaining your HVAC system will help ensure it's energy efficiency. Recycling is imperative for any items possible, from plaster containers to computer monitors. Look for ways to involve the entire family in your recycling efforts. And, of course, reduce and reuse your consumption each day!

To schedule a FREE, in-home energy audit by 72 Degrees Air Conditioning and Heating, click here or call 828-449-8057!

Save Green and Go Green with a FREE Energy Audit!

Matthew Stewart - Friday, March 02, 2012

Saving green and going green are our topics this month as we enter the "green" month of March (in celebration of St. Patrick's Day, of course!). With the sluggish economy and everyone's 'green'  stretched, it's a good idea to try and save wherever possible. It's great to know you're helping the environment as well. At 72 Degrees Air Conditioning and Heating, we're committed to helping you save green and go green by conducting a FREE energy audit. We'll inspect your air conditioning and heating equipment for possible causes (and solutions) to high energy consumption. Over the course of time, this kind of energy savings can really add up!

To schedule a FREE, in-home energy audit by 72 Degrees Air Conditioning and Heating, click http://www.72degreesofhickory.com/energy_audit.htm or call 828-449-8057!

Brrrr...Baby It's Cold Out!

Matthew Stewart - Thursday, November 17, 2011
Or, at least it will be soon. Are you prepared? You may want to consider a furnace tune-up, cleaning and inspection before the cooler weather hits. An annual inspection ensures your system will operate smoothly and efficiently. With a furnace tune-up and cleaning, you'll be guaranteed a system that is running and ready to heat your home when mother nature throws its cold temps our way. The best part of a furnace tune-up? Tune-up your furnace, and 72 Degrees guarantees your system won't break down or this service is FREE.
 
A tune-up includes 17 important areas of your system to make sure it is in tip-top operating order. From cleaning and inspecting your furnace burner and furnace exterior to testing your exhaust system for proper and safe venting, you'll feel better knowing your system has had a 72 Degrees 60-90 minute precision tune-up. For a detailed list of all that the furnace tune-up includes, click here.

Congratulations to Will Jenkins our Player of the Week

Matthew Stewart - Friday, October 28, 2011

This week's 72 Degrees WHKY Player of the Week is Will Jenkins. He is a second time winner in the 2011 season! Will had a stellar game with 321 yards and four touchdowns on 16 carries. He also had a kickoff return for 23 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, Will had five tackles and a fumble recovery for a touchdown. Nice game, Will!

How to Prepare Your Home for Winter Weather

Matthew Stewart - Thursday, September 29, 2011

As October nears, it certainly isn't too early to start thinking about cooler temperatures. Regardless of where you live, you could still experience colder weather. It's a good idea to prepare your home for winter and to get the most out of your home's energy costs.
 
Exterior of Home:
• Check the exterior of your home. Caulk the perimeter of windows to maintain a tighter seal. This will help keep cool air out and warm air inside.
• If you have cracked or broken glass in any of your windows, consider replacing with a new window.
• If you have a basement, check the windows for any cracks or possible air leaks.
• Use weather stripping around door areas that are exposed.
Make sure your water hose isn't attached to the exterior faucet on your house. This could freeze and burst in colder temperatures.
• Contact your local HVAC company to have your furnace inspected and cleaned.
• Make sure there aren't exposed areas where 'unwelcomed pests' could enter your basement or home.

Interior of Home:
• If you don't already have a programmable thermostat, ask a professional about all of the benefits.
• Change out your furnace filters. If you aren't sure how to do this task, ask a professional for assistance.
• Check your smoke detectors and ensure they are in working order with new batteries. Same goes for carbon monoxide detectors.
• If you have a fireplace, this is a good time to inspect it to ensure it is ready to help heat your home. If it is in need of cleaning, ask a professional before the cold weather hits.
• Prepare an emergency kit with flashlights, batteries, extra blankets, bottled water, and non-perishable food items. Also, a good idea to keep pertinent medicines on hand.

We're always happy to answer any questions you may have regarding preparing your home's HVAC for harsher weather. If you would like, we'll even perform a FREE home energy audit to let you know ways to save on your home's energy bills!


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