Before Bills Rise, Consider Your Home Energy Upgrade Options
Leaky homes and outdated appliances can be costly, especially during the summer months. Before the highest temperatures hit your Cincinnati home, take on a home energy upgrade to save yourself from high energy bills without compromising your comfort.
Begin saving energy with these simple steps.
- Conduct a home energy audit: Have a professional inspect your home to determine the major areas of energy loss and provide ways to remedy them. While some fixes might make for good DIY projects, other home energy upgrade options may require a professional contractor. Your energy auditor should be able to help you determine which tasks you can do and which require a pro.
- Increase your insulation: Energy loss doesn’t always occur through leaky windows and door frames, but often through the walls themselves. Increasing the insulation in your exterior walls and in your home’s attic can greatly reduce the energy loss associated with heat transference.
- Update your appliances: Many older appliances consume significantly more energy than their more modern counterparts. By simply replacing your outdated appliances with Energy Star brand products, you can potentially save hundreds of dollars each year in energy savings. Some products may even qualify for tax incentives of up to 30 percent of the purchase price to save you even more.
By conducting a home energy upgrade, you can ensure that your home is as energy efficient as possible, saving you money while keeping you comfortable in your home all year long. For more ways to save energy in your home, contact Apollo Home Heating, Cooling and Plumbing for all of your home comfort needs.
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"Ernie & Mike did a superb job on my new furnace and A/C installation. Despite having more than a day’s work to do, they came in and stayed until the job was done. They were organized, efficient, and protected the rest of the house well. Got both furnace and A/C installed the same day. Ernie was courteous, informative, and clearly knew his job better than anyone I’ve encountered before. The units look so good guests now get The Tour of our new system. Apollo is clearly not a fly-by-night company. I would recommend them to anyone in need of a new furnace and/or A/C."
- Jerry A.
"I called Apollo because of a water leak I thought I had in our upstairs shower going into the kitchen. Robbie came and assured me everything was fine & looked at all the other plumbing. He ended up changing a few pipes for our washer & clearing a drain. He was very nice & knowledgeable with all my questions. I ended up signing up for the care plan & was very happy with my service."
- Cassandra B.
"The team at Apollo exceeded my expectations. As a business owner, my attention to the details and commitment to providing excellent service is high. From the sales rep. to the installation team, everyone’s performance was outstanding. For example, the installation team went to great lengths to protect our floors, placing floor runners and across the wood floors and up the stairs. They even were spot washing walls upon their departure. I highly recommend this company."
- Randy B.
"We scheduled an estimate AND a tune-up. We knew something was wrong with our furnace, but hoped we could make it through the rest of the season. Upon telling Bill what our furnace was doing, he warned us immediately what the possible outcome was going to be; a cracked heat exchanger. He watched the flames roll backward, tested carbon monoxide levels, which were so high they meter’s last reading was 5,600 before saying “high”. He immediately shut it down, tagged it, and explained that with levels that high and children in our home he wanted off right away. He continued his inspection and showed us via a camera that not only was it cracked in multiple places, but had holes all over it. He gave us a few options for repairing it; his knowledge as well as genuine concern was beneficial and refreshing. Luckily we also scheduled an estimator, Micah, to come too and we were able to get costs between repairing and replacing (with several options). We decided to replace with a much higher efficiency furnace and one sized properly to our home. Hands down, not only did they both provide us great service and knowledge, but without sounding dramatic, they may have saved our lives. This was our first time calling Apollo, but it won’t be our last."
- Sarah B.
"Apollo is an excellent company. I always receive great service. Alex A. was professional and friendly. He kept me informed during the process of checking my furnace and heat pump to make sure they were working properly. The company makes sure you are notified who is coming and when they are on the way. All my interactions with the company have been wonderful."
- Beverly S.