Considering New Waterlines? Go Trenchless with PEX Pipes

brad Direct Bore Waterlines, Plumbing, Uncategorized

With temperatures gradually getting closer to freezing, your home’s waterlines could be at risk of bursting. Our first recommendation is always to leave your faucets dripping to allow water to escape before pressure builds up to the point where the pipes burst. For most houses, their waterlines are typically using copper pipes. Copper is, without a doubt, the best choice in terms of longevity. It’s been used in plumbing system for almost 100 years now. While copper pipes can be …

How Plants Can Enhance Your Air Quality

brad Going Green, Plants

Back in June, we posted a blog about indoor air quality and steps you can take to improve it. If you’re looking to aggressively tackle the situation, HEP can definitely provide a variety of options – from efficient air filters all the way to units such as the Trane CleanEffects or REME HALO. For more information regarding these units, please refer to the aforementioned blog post or call HEP today to speak to one of our customer service representatives. What …

How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

brad Safety, Winter Weather

The air is getting crisp, the leaves crunchy, and the smell of burning wood is already in the air. The Halloween decorations are out, and the holiday decorations will hit the shelves any time now.  Fall is in full swing, and winter will be here before we know it! It’s time to prepare your home for winter. Make sure your home is ready before Tennessee starts looking like Hoth.

How the Knoxville Community Came Together to HEP a Vietnam Veteran

brad Community Involvement, Veterans

You may have recently seen the story on WATE 6 – of how HEP and the Knoxville community banded together to help a Vietnam veteran in need of assistance. The Disabled American Veterans of Fountain City recently joined forces with HEP and other local businesses to install a power wheelchair lift and walk-in shower, both of which will greatly increase the quality of life for Gerald and Sue Collis.

Solar Attic Fans – Going Green, Starting from the Top

brad Attic Fans, Going Green, Roofing, Solar, Uncategorized

Going green means a lot more than just supporting the welfare of the environment – it means supporting your wallet, too. We’ve all seen some of the ways you can make your home more energy-efficient: replacing your light bulbs with CFL (Compact Fluorescent Light) bulbs, turning off the lights and air conditioner when you’re out, installing a low-flow toilet/shower head…etc.  But have you considered what you can do with your roof? Let’s talk about solar attic fans.