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Need A Precision Tune-Up? Consider Our Energy Savings Agreement

If you want to keep your energy bills under control, make sure your air conditioning system gets a precision tune-up every year. Annual service saves you money by keeping your system operating at peak performance and helping you avoid costly breakdowns. When you make the call to Ernst Heating & Cooling to schedule this year’s service,…

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Caulk & Weather Stripping: The Importance Of Proper Application

Caulk and weather stripping are two simple ways to create a sealed envelope around your home. Without it, your heating and cooling system will work harder than it should have to, and this will drive up your monthly power bills. Proper application is the key to getting the full benefit of weatherizing. Finding the Leaks…

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Standby Power: A Silent Thief Of Your Household Energy

One can take for granted the convenience of electronic appliances that wait for our instructions, then respond instantly. Being able to switch on the TV without walking across the room is something most of us don’t think twice about. Unfortunately, that convenience comes at a price. The glowing dot on every device that we consider…

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Manual J: Why Your Contractor Should Know It Chapter And Verse

When it comes to home heating and air conditioning equipment, size does matter. If you want to be comfortable in your own home, and spend as little as possible on your heating and cooling bills, you’ll want to have HVAC equipment that’s the perfect size for your needs. Improperly sized equipment can cause many problems,…

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Your Ceiling Fans And Air Conditioner: Together, They Work Better

Want to save money on your summer air conditioning bills? Then put your ceiling fans to work. Ceiling fans might be an old technology, but they’re a technology that works. Just as a breeze outdoors can make the day feel colder – a phenomenon known as the wind-chill effect – a breeze indoors can make…

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Protect Your HVAC System Investment with an Annual Maintenance Agreement

Hamel ∙ Greenville ∙ Highland ∙ Edwardsville ∙ Maryville ∙ Glen Carbon ∙ And Nearby Areas Annual maintenance agreements can help you save money on your utility bills. Just as with a car or other piece of equipment, the better you care for it, the longer it will last. Typical annual maintenance agreements cover two inspections—one for the air conditioner and one…

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Don’t Forget Yearly HVAC Maintenance

If your heating and cooling systems work to keep your home comfortable, you may be under the impression that HVAC maintenance is unnecessary. However, ensuring that your cooling and heating systems are maintained can save you money and extend the life of your equipment. Here are the most important reasons to invest in yearly HVAC…

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Our Best And Easiest DIY Tip: Keep Your Air Filters Fresh

Here’s an easy way to extend the longevity of your heating and cooling system, improve your indoor air quality and control your utility bills all at the same time: Replace your air filter regularly. Filters don’t work as designed when they get dirty.  A dirty filter inhibits air flow and prevents air from circulating well. …

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Buyer’s Guide to Energy-Efficient Air Conditioners

When facing a hot and humid Illinois summer, you need a reliable air conditioner that can ensure your home is cool no matter the temperatures outside. Without one, you may find yourself sweating in places you never thought possible! (Gross—we know!) Don’t swelter in this heat any longer than you need to. What would you…

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