Saving energy whenever you can is important to reducing environmental impact, and it can also have a significant impact on your electricity bills. There are several simple solutions to help save you energy and money: Heating water can be a significant expense. Try using less hot water by washing your clothes in cold water or installing low-flow shower-heads. A


Ice machines are used in a whole host of different settings and services including restaurants, clubs and coffee shops. While you may not think that they are particularly dirty appliances as they are not in contact with any type of food, ice machines can easily develop scale, mold and slime if they are not maintained appropriately. All ice machines will

It’s sad to think that the summer is almost over but in this article we will list a few strategies to help you save energy during the cool fall and cold winter months. Some of the tips below are free and can be used on a daily basis to increase your savings; others are simple and inexpensive actions you can

Consider the unique cooling needs of your commercial property. If you run a restaurant or a small boutique, you’ll probably want a centralized cooling system that you can control conveniently with one thermostat. This will allow you, as the owner of that business, to maintain a comfortable temperature therein according to your preferences. Of course, this sort of temperature regulation

1. Reduce wasted energy by 5-10% by regularly changing HVAC filters Dirty filters overwork HVAC systems by restricting air flow, cost far more to use, lead to poor indoor air quality and result in far more commercial HVAC maintenance issues and costs. Check HVAC filters on a quarterly basis. KCR can perform regular check-ups. HVAC filters should be changed every

Removing mold that has begun growing inside air vents can be a challenge. Mold can be killed with a mixture of one cup of bleach per gallon of water, but chances are good that you won’t be able to reach the mold deep inside the duct work of the home. Instead, you can follow these steps to kill mold in

1. Breathing problems. When air conditioners are not cleaned thoroughly and filters changed, a breeding ground for all kinds of bacteria and fungi is created. These systems especially can be home to black mold, as moisture can build up in the coils and ducts from condensation that forms when the cool air passes through. When these microorganisms go air-borne, they can

Something that you probably associate with cars can actually keep your vents clean for months. What is this magical potion? Wax. Yep, wax.  Just like you use on your car.  I know it seems crazy but it works great and makes the vents easy to clean because the dust just wipes right off! Below are the steps: 1. Remove the vents

• Choose an air conditioning unit which is the proper size & energy for the area (10×12 Room: 5,000 Btu/hr; 20×20: 10,000 Btu /hr; 1,200sq ft home: 23,000 Btu/hr). • Check the electrical circuit to be sure it can supply the necessary energy. • Never alter a plug to fit it into an outlet. Instead, have a qualified electrician replace