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Thinking of Planting Trees This Spring?

We all seem to get the itch to plant in spring. It’s the way God designed us.  Sun shines, soil warms, man wants to grow huge plants all around side of house to make pretty.  Sound familiar?  Consider these simple points before loading up the kids and dog for the local nursery. Remember that we […]

Inspiration from Thomas Edison's Catnaps

We’ve been on the road again.  This time south, thank goodness, to Florida for the annual Comfort Institute Conference.  CI is a partner of ours dedicated to training companies in the Whole House Solution.   We’re always excited about this training, which is an ongoing commitment for our company.  It wasn’t all work, though.   We did take […]

Recessed Lighting Wreaks Havoc on Energy Bills

I confess I’m a fan of decorating shows. It began with “Trading Spaces”; the cardboard wallpaper room was my favorite episode. I’m now under no illusions that my neighbors are clamoring to decorate my “space” so I have progressed to watching “Clean House” just to make myself feel better there are people with more stuff […]

Helping Heroes Winner Calvin Jones and Why He's Our Hero

Holtkamp Heating & Air Conditioning of Buford, GA is privileged to announce the winner of its annual “Helping Heroes” program.  Helping Heroes was started to celebrate local residents who have proven their dedication to their community, family or church. The 2010 winner is Calvin Jones of Lawrenceville.  Calvin was nominated by a fellow parishioner at […]

Energy Star Appliance Rebate Program Begins Feb. 12, 2010

As part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,  Georgia residents will be eligible for rebates after buying Energy Star rated appliances, such as refrigerators, heatpumps and furnaces.  Rebates up to $1200 per home are available beginning Feb. 12 on a first come, first served basis, i.e. when the money runs out, it […]

Holtkamp Helping Heroes 2010 Winner Announced

Thanks so much to all of you who nominated a hero for our first annual Helping Heroes Program.  We had dozens of entries and the stories were extremely inspiring as neighbor recognized neighbor for their heroic involvement in family, community and church.  After much deliberation, we are privileged to announce Calvin Jones of Suwanee as our Helping […]

All Things HVAC in Washington D.C.

We just returned from the annual Trane Dealer Conference in Washington D.C.  We took advantage of the opportunity to drag the kids around D.C. for some educational experiences.  During our tour of the Capitol, I was contemplating a  very public display (but that’s another blog entry)  when I faintly heard the tour guide explaining something about “the father […]

Holtkamp Heating & Air Voted Best of Gwinnett 2009

A big thanks to everyone who voted in Gwinnett Magazine’s “Best of Gwinnett.”  We’re very happy that we won in the category of “Best Home Services”!   We continue to be dedicated to providing you with excellent customer service and energy efficient options for every lifestyle and budget.  Thanks Gwinnett!

Four HVAC Products You Can Do Without

This one’s for you Mike… Can I make you czar of my Bloggers Fanclub? 1) Vent Filters – These belong in the HVAC Hall of Shame. The directions instruct you to cut each filter to fit snugly over your supply register to filter allergens, dust and pollen. I doubt it. What they do accomplish is […]

Sealing Ducts Means Lower Bills

What is the number one way of increasing your home’s comfort and decreasing utility bills?  Seal your ducts!  That’s ducts, not ducks. (We do support the rights of ducks to say what’s on their minds, so please don’t seal them.) Wa wa wa wa wa wa.  (That’s the sound Charlie Brown’s teacher makes.  Remember?)  Every heating and […]

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