GOING GREEN With Solar Power

Renewable energy is important to Romark A/C & Plumbing. Everybody should be constantly looking for ways to reduce our carbon footprint all the while doing our best to be good stewards of our environment.

There are many reasons why homeowners go solar, but improving the environment and cutting energy costs are the most common. Many people are aware that solar is a great home efficiency upgrade and are eager to reduce their carbon footprint while also improving property value. After all, being off-the-grid and not having to pay another electric bill should be everybody’s goal.

Whether your motivations for going solar are economic, environmental, or personal, this sizable list of solar power benefits will have something for everyone. Here are some of the top reasons why solar energy is good for your home.

#1 Drastically reduce or even eliminate your electric bill

Whether you’re a homeowner, business, or nonprofit, electricity costs can make up a large portion of your monthly expenses. With a solar panel system, you’ll generate free power for your system’s entire 25+ year lifecycle. Even if you don’t produce 100 percent of the energy you consume, solar will reduce your utility bills and you’ll still save a lot of Continue reading

What Is an Efficient Temperature to Maintain in the Winter?

In Florida, winter is the time where we can save money on our electric bills since we don’t have to run our air conditioner on a 24/7 bases. However, when we get those cold snaps that last for one to two weeks, our energy bills can begin to cost people hundreds of dollars a month. South Florida residents are desperate to find ways to save on heating their home during the winter months. One way to save money is by keeping your home at a lower temperature. Find out how you can save money and still stay warm this winter.

When You’re at Home

During the winter months, the outside temperature is usually in the low to mid 70’s. This makes it a very comfortable temperature for many homes. So that your heating and cooling system does not have to work as hard, try setting your thermostat in the low to mid 60’s when the outside temperature is in the low to mid 70’s. These temperatures will allow you to maintain and more efficient heating and cooling system for your home. The greater the temperature difference between your home and the air outside temperature, the harder your system will have to Continue reading

What To Do When Your Furnace Stops Working?

Your furnace, like any other machine, gives out every now and then. Like a slow computer or an mp3 player that skips, even the best, top-of-the-line furnace can run incorrectly or downright break down.

When problems occur, we recommend that you contact a trained and licensed technician for heating repair in West Palm Beach. Whether you have a steam furnace, hot water heater, or electric heater, there is a trained and licensed technician that is always available for your repair needs.

Of course, at the first sign that your furnace isn’t working, you should contact an expert. Do not wait! The more you prolong repairs, the worse your problem will get by the day, especially if you continue to run your furnace. Call someone right away if you notice any of the following problems:

  • Your furnace sounds unusually loud, metallic, or strained
  • You have to turn up the thermostat unusually high
  • You change the temperature on the thermostat but don’t notice results
  • Your utility bills are extremely high
  • The pilot light on a gas furnace is yellow
  • It takes a long time to turn on
  • It is unresponsive
  • You and your family have allergic reactions
  • It heats your home unevenly
  • You furnace Continue reading

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