An efficient ductwork system is critical to meeting your home’s seasonal temperature control needs. The more efficient your ductwork, the more you’re likely to save on your year-round heating and cooling bills.
No matter how energy-efficient your heating system may be, if it hasn’t been sized properly for your home, it will never be able to keep up with the heating demands you place on it. If you can’t replace your existing unit with one that’s correctly sized — big enough and powerful enough to do the […]
Traditional thermostats allow you to only manually set the temperature in your home. The furnace or air conditioner will maintain that temperature, but will turn off and on all day or night to do it. Unless you change the setting manually, you have no option to save energy by running the system at a lower […]
With winter approaching, it’s time to pay more attention to the system that keeps you and your family warm on those long, cold nights. It’s important to keep your furnace in top shape to avoid breakdowns when you need it most. You’ll be able to take better care of your heating system if you understand […]
When it’s cold outside and your furnace isn’t working, your main priority is to get the unit fixed and the heat flowing again.
There has never been a better time to upgrade your air conditioner. The summer is coming to an end so A/C units are no longer priced at a premium, new models are much more environmentally-conscious, and federal tax credits for energy efficiency make those same units economically friendly as well.
Planned maintenance for your home benefits you in a number of ways. In Southwest Ohio, when extreme weather doesn’t allow you to open the windows and let fresh air into your home, you rely on your heating and cooling equipment to keep your home comfortable and healthy. Not keeping up with the maintenance needs of […]
A careful eye when searching for solutions to your household energy needs has become more and more of an imperative as the number of options has increased in recent years. Many new forms of power make big pronouncements as to their efficiency, but what environmentally friendly energy source will truly give you the most benefit […]
If you’re looking for a new furnace or boiler, or just trying to decide if it’s time to replace your current one, you’ll want to gain an understanding of AFUE ratings. The acronym, which stands for “annual fuel utilization efficiency,” measures how well heating appliances convert energy into heat. If a furnace or boiler is […]