Tevis Energy News & Articles

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How Do I Know If My Air Conditioner Has A Refrigerant Leak?

August 15, 2022

In the summer, the last thing you need is to deal with a cooling system problem. One common issue involving air conditioning systems is an AC refrigerant leak. The coolant leak may or may not be obvious, but it does do damage. This article discusses the causes and solutions of refrigerant leaks.

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Why Use A Ductless Air Conditioner For An Oil-Heated Home Without Ducts?

August 8, 2022

Hydronic heating systems are usually found in most oil-heated homes that aren’t fitted with ductwork. During the summer, homeowners typically depend on window air conditioners to keep cool. It may have been the logical choice before. However, ductless air conditioners have proven to be a far superior solution compared to the window AC.

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Propane Use In The Summer: What’s Normal?

August 1, 2022

Propane fuel isn’t just utilized during winters. In fact, many homeowners continue to use propane even when the snow melts and temperatures rise. This article discusses some valid aspects to consider if you use propane during the summer. We also share some of the benefits that come with automatic propane fuel delivery.

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Why Is My House So Humid?

July 25, 2022

High humidity levels will cause adverse effects where it concerns comfort, air quality, and more. During the summer, many homeowners often ask, “Why does my house feel so humid with the AC on?”. This article discusses excessive humidity and what you can do to solve this indoor air quality problem.

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The Endless Benefits Of Farm Fuel Delivery

July 18, 2022

Farming equipment is often used to reduce labor costs and push the work pace. However, these farming machines require the continuous consumption of fuel, yet sources are usually miles away. What to do? In this article, we highlight some of the advantages you will receive with a farm fuel delivery service.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Running In Short Bursts?

July 11, 2022

An air conditioner’s cooling cycle will run until the room reaches the set temperature. This should be a slow and steady process. However, when the AC runs in short bursts, it is short cycling. This cooling problem results in several issues. This article discusses the causes and effects of air conditioner short cycling.

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Tips For Standby Generator Maintenance

July 5, 2022

A standby generator can power your appliances, lights, and security system during power outages. However, you shouldn’t just store a whole-house generator in a corner of your home. It should be checked regularly with standby generator maintenance to ensure reliable and safe operation. This article shares some essential standby generator maintenance tips.

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How To Extend The Life Of Your Water Heater

June 20, 2022

Don’t wait for your water heater to break down before calling your local, trusted plumber. Make sure you schedule preventative water heater tune-ups regularly so your hot water heating system functions longer and more efficiently. In this article, we share some tips you can do to extend your water heater’s life expectancy.

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How Does A Programmable Thermostat Work?

June 20, 2022

Every kind of HVAC equipment depends on a thermostat to measure the ambient temperature in indoor spaces. These devices are also tasked with maintaining the desired temperature by regulating HVAC system operation. The majority of HVAC experts advocate for the installation of a programmable thermostat. Read this article to explore why.

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