Designing Spaces® Thinks Green for Summer: Staying Cool Indoors, Controlling Mosquitoes, Solar Panels

Goodman Manufacturing, Terminix International Co., L.P., Vivint Solar will take center stage on June 19th Show on Lifetime

(POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – PR LOG – June 18, 2015) Summer brings the heat as well as brings people out to enjoy the outdoors. Award-winning home improvement show Designing Spaces® will feature three topics on enjoying your home this summer: having an energy efficient HVAC system, taking back your backyard by repelling mosquitoes and a discussion on solar panels on Friday, June 19th, 2015 at 7:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime®. The encore presentation of this show will air on June 26 on Lifetime.

Don’t miss these featured segments taking center stage on Designing Spaces:

  • Replacing an Old HVAC with New Efficient Model – with Goodman Manufacturing

Staying cool and comfortable is a top priority for homeowners, so what do you do when your AC unit starts causing problems or stops working? The good news is that there are affordable, energy-efficient, and environmentally-friendly options on the market today.  Joining Debi Marie is Jim Fisher from Goodman Manufacturing, and Cameron Carrow, Owner of PMS Mechanical, to show us the latest “Think Green” trends in new HVAC technology, including how energy efficient systems are lowering utility bills. Newer units are quieter, more cost effective (lower electric bills) and environmentally friendly.  Whether your current heating and cooling system quits or you decide to have it replaced before it quits, there are a lot of options that enhance your indoor comfort and lower your energy bills. For more information, please go to:

  • Taking Back Your Backyard – with Terminix (TMX)

One of the pleasures of summer is the enjoyment of the great outdoors, and one’s own backyard…except for the frustration of unwanted guests like mosquitoes. Michael and Carmen are homeowners plagued by mosquitoes in their backyard. Stanton E. Cope Ph.D, Terminix Director of Entomology & Regulatory Services, talks about mosquitoes, and how they reproduce, then reveals the first steps to begin eliminating the pests. Richard Russell, Terminix Service Technician demonstrates the actual service offered by Terminix to eliminate mosquito problems. At the root of the treatments is a solution called Attractive Targeted Sugar Bait, which is only available from Terminix.  The solution is applied to non-flowering vegetation in places mosquitoes are found, and is safe around kids and pets. With the monthly treatments, Michael and Carmen can take back their backyard without sprays, lotions or misters. For more information, please go to:

  • Accessible Solar Panels – with Vivint Solar

Solar panels on your home are not for just for the wealthy. In fact, with Vivint’s ideas, solar energy becomes an option that may significantly reduce your utility bill, and the best part, you don’t have to pay for the solar energy system. Meet Millie, a 12 year old enthusiast for solar energy, and along with solar energy technical expert Andy, as they relay a message for homeowners a talk to home owners about solar energy. Did you know the earth gets more energy from the sun in an hour than we actually use in an entire year? A second of sunlight-the imperceptible kilowatts it produces, slowly, hour by hour, day after day, starts to add up. Now, with a solar powered home, you have a freedom that is different from anything before. For more information, please visit:

About Designing Spaces®

Entering its 11th season, Designing Spaces continues to be one of America’s favorite home improvement shows.  The show inspires viewers on decorating ideas, do-it-yourself projects and step-by-step home improvements to help make every space count and provide solutions to help you enjoy the space you live, work and play in.  Designing Spaces Family of Spaces includes Think Green Spaces, Kids Spaces and its widely popular Spaces of Hope which prides itself on assisting people and places in dire need of a makeover including children’s shelters, animal shelters, military families and more.  Designing Spaces airs Thursdays and Fridays at 7:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime Television.

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