MVP Electric, Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for May, 2015

Ways to Save Money on Air Conditioning Costs This Summer

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Making it through the summer with a comfortable home environment means keeping the air conditioning running for long stretches. It may seem that encountering high electrical bills in inevitable. Although there is no way to avoid some increase in costs during air conditioning season, you are probably paying more each summer than you need to. There are some steps you can take that will help lower those energy costs so that you don’t have to feel intimidated each time the electrical bills arrives. We’ve outlined a few of the ways you can cut down on the cost of staying cool this summer.

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What Are GFCI Outlets and Does My Home Need Them?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

The demands placed on the electrical systems of homes have risen immensely over the last few decades. Even within the previous ten years, the amount of power required for the numerous appliances, computers, and recharging stations in homes has grown immensely. Residential electrical systems have evolved to meet this increase in demand.

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The Basics of How a Central Air Conditioner Works

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

One of the essential parts of a home during the summer is its air conditioning system. Without an effective central AC cooling down a house, it would be hard to imagine making it through a full year in Overland Park, KS.

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3 Warning Signs to Call Now for Air Conditioning Repairs

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Spring is the season when you should have your air conditioning maintenance done, as well as any repairs the system may need. This keeps you prepared for the heavier summer weather to come. Maintenance will catch many hidden malfunctions, but you should also pay attention during this time to any other signs that the AC is struggling during the weeks after the maintenance check. Below are a numbers of warnings that will tell you to reach for the phone and call up skilled HVAC professionals to repair your system.

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