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12 Back to School Energy Saving Tips

8.09.2017 - Wilson's Refrigeration and AC Service

With back to school time and the expenses that go with it around the corner, paired with the fact that it is the hottest time of the year, it makes sense to consider back to school tips on energy efficiency and saving. We have found the best tips for energy saving that you can put to work right away. Energy Efficiency and Your HVAC System Your HVAC system is easily the biggest user of energy in your home. These tips can help you lower the cost of cooling: Set temperatures as high as you can during warm months. Set your programmable thermostat to a higher temperature while you ar ..

5 Foolproof Tips for Reducing Your Cooling Costs This Summer

7.26.2017 - Wilson's Refrigeration and AC Service

If you have concerns about cooling costs ( this summer, you're not alone. Easily one of the biggest bills homeowners face every summer is the cost of keeping the house comfortably cool. However, there are things you can do to help your heating and air conditioning unit do its job, saving money at the same time. Here are five tips to help you keep A/C costs under control when the South Carolina heat is on: Close the Drapes Keep the drapes and blinds in your home closed on hot summer days to prevent heat buildup. This will keep the  ..

3 Things to Consider before Changing Your Air Filters

7.12.2017 - Wilson's Refrigeration and AC Service

One of the most important things you can do to ensure the efficient functioning of your heating and air conditioning ( is to change air filters monthly. However, not just any filters will do the trick. There are three important things you need to consider before changing your air filters. Know What Affects the Indoor Air Quality in Your Home Ask yourself some questions to determine what is contributing to your indoor air quality: Do you have pets in your home? Are there multiple people living in your home? Is the air ou ..

Is an HVAC Preventative Maintenance Agreement Worth It?

6.06.2017 - Wilson's Refrigeration and AC Service

The short answer is YES! An HVAC Preventative Maintenance Agreement is worth it. An HVAC preventative maintenance agreement ( is one of the most valuable investments you can make in your HVAC system. It can significantly increase the life of your unit. Whether your unit is brand-new or hasn't seen service for a decade, a preventative maintenance plan can help extend the lifespan of your unit and help prevent small problems from turning into big ones. What to Expect from a Preventative Maintenance Agreement With a preventative maint ..

Tips for Keeping Energy Costs Down This Summer

5.23.2017 - Wilson's Refrigeration and AC Service

What are the best ways to keep energy costs down this summer? Your HVAC system is the biggest energy consumer ( in your house, especially during summer months. It demands a lot of your electric bill to keep your home comfortable during Southeast summers. That heavy energy use can weigh on your wallet and your conscience. To help lower those energy costs, we compiled some tips to help you save energy this summer. Energy Saving Tips for Summer Use a programmable thermostat. It is the most energy efficient purchase you can make for ..

How Can a Dehumidifier Help Improve My Indoor Air Quality This Summer?

5.09.2017 - Wilson's Refrigeration and AC Service

Is indoor air quality ( a concern in your home? More and more families are realizing that poor indoor air quality negatively impacts their allergies and respiratory issues. A dehumidifier provides a smart solution to significantly improve the air you are breathing while also helping your HVAC to run more efficiently. Benefits of a Dehumidifier Improve your health: A dehumidifier works to decrease the moisture in the air in your home. Air that has too much moisture can exacerbate respiratory issues and allergies ..

Benefits of Purchasing a Packaged HVAC System

5.02.2017 - Wilson's Refrigeration and AC Service

If you are facing a new heating and air conditioning installation you may be wondering if a packaged HVAC system ( is right for your home. Many home and business owners are discovering that packaged systems offer benefits they had not previously considered. Here are some of the top benefits of purchasing a packaged HVAC system: All-In-One Convenience Any time you can have one system do the job instead of two, you are talking about savings and convenience. With a packaged HVAC system, there’s n ..

What Is Duct Sealing?

4.25.2017 - Wilson's Refrigeration and AC Service

Get the scoop on professional duct sealing and find out how it can improve your HVAC energy efficiency. What is duct sealing? No, we aren’t talking about the type of duct sealing that involves duct tape! Professional duct sealing involves using professional grade materials—typically a special adhesive called mastic—to create a seal that lasts long-term. Sealing the holes and tiny cracks in your ductwork will ensure you aren’t paying hard-earned money to send your cooled air into the great outdoors this spring and summer. When you choose to get professional ..

Practical Guide to Saving Energy and Money This Spring

4.18.2017 - Wilson's Refrigeration and AC Service

How can the right maintenance agreement help you increase energy efficiency while saving money on your HVAC this spring? HVAC maintenance agreements provide the perfect opportunity to help you save energy and money as the temperature warms up this spring. While you may not have had to turn on the air conditioning yet, the day is sure to come soon. Taking a proactive approach now, before you will need your AC day in and day out, will help you get your system in tip-top shape. After all, a well-working HVAC system is an energy-efficient system, and an energy-efficient system is one ..

How Zoning Your Home Could Help Save You Money  

3.28.2017 - Wilson's Refrigeration and AC Service

Conventional heating and cooling equipment tries to make every room in your home the same temperature. If you have a fairly large house or multiple stories, a zoned HVAC system could greatly enhance efficiency and comfort. It will help you save money in two major ways: The government estimates that zoned systems cut cooling and heating expenses by as much as three-tenths. This might produce a 10 to 14 percent reduction in your total utility spending. Zoning may help heating and cooling systems last longer as well. This is true because the equipment generally doesn't need to run as man ..

Libby and I just want to express our satisfaction in the heating and A/C products recommended by Jimmy Wilson, as well as his staff, for our home. The Bryant SEER Evolution system heat pump for the house and in particular the Daikin mini-split heat pump used in our sunroom and office are a great addition to our home. ... Since installation of the new unit, our electrical power bills have gone down significantly. The house is approximately 2,500 sq ft and looking back on the utility bills for the last 4 years since the installation we have saved over $1,750 a year compared to the old unit... The staff of this company are always very courteous and prompt in meeting all needs we have had over the years of their existence in the business.

Billy and Libby B.