Do Ceiling Fans Help Cool Your Home?

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Many people falsely believe that ceiling fans help keep a home cool and comfortable while away. However, a ceiling fan actually adds heat to a room due to its electric motor. On the other hand, a ceiling fan will help keep you cool if you are in the room, but it’s a good idea to […]

Recommended Thermostat Settings for Ideal Home Comfort

Now that summer is behind us and winter is just around the corner, most homeowners are already thinking about re-adjusting their thermostat settings for the new season. But what’s the best setting to achieve ideal home comfort?  Fall and Winter Settings It varies from household to household; however, the United States Department of Energy recommends […]

Why Your Utility Bills Are Skyrocketing This Summer

Why Your Utility Bills Are Skyrocketing This Summer While restrictions are loosening on-and-off throughout the entire nation, we’ve all spent a lot more time inside than we’re used to around this time. Thus, one might assume that this extra time indoors is the sole culprit of those higher electrical, gas, and water bills this summer. […]

Does Your Home Need an Energy Audit?

Does Your Home Need an Energy Audit? An energy audit is a quick examination of your home’s energy consumption. A certified Hutchinson energy expert will conduct the inspection by walking through your home and taking note of how the household uses energy. In fact, we take into account the following components: Window, wall, and roof […]

It’s Time for A Heating System Check-Up! Here’s 5 Reasons You Need One

It’s Time for A Heating System Check-Up! Here’s 5 Reasons You Need One As the fall and winter months approach, many people will be relying on their heating systems to keep warm. Did you know that even the smallest faults can increase heating bills by up to 50 percent? Here at Hutchinson, we offer ten-point […]

How to Save Money this Summer with Efficient AC Settings

How to Save Money this Summer with Efficient AC Settings The hottest days of summer are upon us, and it may be tempting to kick your air conditioner into overdrive and cool off. However, this could be an expensive luxury that will not pay off in the end. Most air conditioners are built to maintain […]

Save Money With An Energy Efficient HVAC System

Save Money With An Energy Efficient HVAC System Many homeowners are comfortable with the cost of their energy bills. However, many homeowners nationwide are making the switch and upgrading their HVAC systems to more energy efficient systems so they can save money on their bills. Switching to energy efficient appliances is the only way to […]

4 Ways to Reduce Hot Water Usage for Energy Savings

4 Ways to Reduce Hot Water Usage for Energy Savings Did you know that one drip per second from a leaky faucet wastes over 1,600 gallons of water, putting an extra $35 onto your water bill every year? Your water bill accounts for around 18 percent of the total utility bill, making it the second […]

10 Ways to Cut Energy Costs in the Laundry Room

10 Ways to Cut Energy Costs in the Laundry Room At Hutchinson Plumbing Heating Cooling Energy Services, we like to save homeowners money in every way we can. From routine maintenance checks to thorough energy audits completed with professional recommendations, our expert technicians understand where many homes use excess energy and how to help them […]

End-of-Summer Energy Saving Tips

End-of-Summer Energy Saving Tips As the summer comes to an end and the fall approaches, there are a few simple and inexpensive things you can do to save both energy and money. From knowing when to turn off your air conditioner and open the windows to other seasonal air conditioning advice, we’ll explain the end-of-summer […]