Tevis Energy News & Articles

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Air Conditioner Noises To Be Aware Of

August 7, 2023

All air conditioners emit some noise. This includes new units, which generate specific sounds that are completely normal for daily use. However, there are times when an air conditioner produces unusual noises as a tell-tale sign of a significant issue. This article discusses some of the most common noises and their causes.

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Why More Homeowners Are Choosing Propane For Their Energy Needs

July 24, 2023

Propane is becoming an increasingly popular fuel. This environmentally-friendly fuel is versatile and can be used for heating domestic water, cooking, powering backup generators, home heating, and much more. It has many advantages, so it is easy to determine why many homeowners are choosing propane as their preferred energy source.

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The Importance Of Regular Heating Oil Filter Replacements

July 17, 2023

There’s no doubt that heating your home is expensive. It accounts for almost half of a home’s monthly energy expenses. To reduce costs, focus on your heating system and improve its efficiency. Several strategies are more effective, like replacing your heating oil filter regularly. This article shares more information on this energy-saving strategy.

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Automatic vs. Will Call: Which Propane Delivery Option Is Right for You?

July 10, 2023

Two ways to avoid running out of home propane is by either signing up for automatic propane fuel deliveries or choosing to use a will-call delivery when your tank is running low. Both options have their benefits, and choosing one truly depends on your needs. This article discusses each choice.

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Top 7 Things You Should Never Do To Your AC Unit

July 3, 2023

Several tasks must be done for your air conditioning unit to work properly. If you use a DIY method to get things done around your home, please remember that it is best to take a hands-off approach for some air conditioner maintenance tasks. This article discusses 7 things you should never do.

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How A Modulating Air Conditioner Controls Temperature and Humidity More Effectively

June 26, 2023

Modern HVAC technology has brought us the modulating or variable air conditioner design, which is quickly replacing standard cooling units. The modulating air conditioner provides smart energy use, stable performance, and more. These systems are designed to control temperature more effectively. This article includes some information on the variable-speed air conditioning system.

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Common Whole-House Generator Problems

June 19, 2023

A whole-house generator can ensure that the HVAC system keeps you comfortable, the refrigerator is running, and other a slew of other benefits. However, like all machines, your generator will experience a problem at some point. Fortunately, you can save a lot of time and hassle by knowing what to look for.

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How To Avoid Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke When Your AC Goes Down

June 12, 2023

The CDC states that some of the biggest health hazards that occur in the summer are sunburns, dehydration, and heatstroke. This article discusses several ways to keep cool if your air conditioner becomes faulty during the summer. Scheduling annual air conditioning maintenance can prevent breakdowns from happening in the first place.

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DEFying the Odds: Helpful Tips for Avoiding Common Diesel Exhaust Fluid Issues

June 5, 2023

Diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) is a crucial component in modern diesel engines, but it can also cause problems if not used and stored properly. In this article, we’ll discuss some common DEF fluid issues and how to avoid them, providing helpful tips for those who rely on this fluid for their fleet or equipment.

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