Summer is right around the corner, which means you will be reaching for your AC more than ever. Though it is essential to keep yourself and your family cool and comfortable as the temperature rises, that does not mean that you should spend more money and use up more energy. There are multiple ways to cool your home on hot days without having your energy bills skyrocket. Tragar Express is here to provide you with five ways to help you conserve energy and keep money in your pocket this summer! [Read more…] about Five Ways to Save Energy This Summer
Home heating and cooling expenses constitute approximately half of a home’s annual energy costs per year. To help you save money on your home heating costs this winter, we have put together some tips for energy conservation that will help keep your home warmer during the coldest days this winter. [Read more…] about How to Conserve Your Home’s Heat on Cold Days
Winter is in full effect, and with it comes increased usage of home heating oil. As your home’s energy requirements increase, you should try to be more conscious of your home’s energy usage and heating oil level. Unfortunately, you can run low and need a last-minute delivery. During the winter months and due to frequently disruptive storms, homeowners experience increased anxiety over their storm preparedness. [Read more…] about Will Adverse Weather Affect My Oil Delivery?
The official start of winter is weeks away but temperatures across Long Island have already started to fall. As winter weather arrives, so do the associated costs of heating your home. Since heating and cooling costs typically account for about half of a home’s yearly energy costs, taking a few hours to improve your home’s heat retention can pay dividends. Here are some tips for heating your home and even save money on your home’s heating costs. [Read more…] about 5 Winter Home Heating Tips
As a homeowner, you have many decisions to make regarding your house and property. Many of these decisions are budget-based, including what bills to pay, what you’d like your home to look like, and necessary maintenance expenditures. For homeowners who rely on oil to heat their homes, deciding when to get an oil delivery can be a big decision as it will cost several hundred dollars to fill up an average 275-gallon residential oil tank. So when is the best time for you to get an oil delivery? [Read more…] about The Best Time to Get an Oil Delivery
The fall season is in full swing with leaves starting to change color and the temperatures growing cooler. Sooner than we know it, winter will be here. Now is the perfect time to make sure your heating equipment is ready for the winter before you need it. There are a few simple tasks that most homeowners can do without needing a professional HVAC technician. Here are some tips for prepping your heating equipment so that it is ready for the winter months. [Read more…] about 5 Tips for Prepping Your Heating Equipment for Winter
When outside temperatures reach into the 80s or 90s, most homeowners aren’t thinking about their home heating systems. They are thinking about the cost of keeping their homes cool, whether they have central air conditioning, ductless air conditioners, or traditional window air conditioning units. However, when it’s hottest out is the ideal time to pay attention to your home’s heating system. According to NYSERDA, it costs more to heat your home than it does to cool it. Since about half of a yearly energy bill goes towards heating and cooling costs, it makes sense to engage in some basic heating system maintenance during the offseason. So, where do you begin? [Read more…] about 5 Summertime Heating System Maintenance Tips