Homeowners who faithfully change their air filters regularly, but don’t use the right filters when replacing them, may discover less than desirable results. Use a filter with a MERV rating that’s too low, and even with regular filter changes, indoor air quality won’t improve. Use a filter that’s rated too high in efficiency than your […]
Spring is well under way in Dayton, and if you haven’t already scheduled your annual A/C maintenance, now’s the time to do it. Preventive maintenance on your air conditioner will benefit you in three major ways:
Safely resolving problems with a geothermal heat pump requires that you contact a geothermal professional. Most homeowners lack the expertise to safely address functionality issues, and interfering with this complex system could result in damage, performance problems or loss of efficiency. If you suspect a problem, or your system has stopped working, call your HVAC […]
No other service offers homeowners the proven benefits that regular heat pump maintenance does. Learn the tasks your technician performs during maintenance, and what you should be doing over the course of the cooling season to boost the results of heat pump maintenance.
Forced-air systems serve as a home’s circulatory system, delivering heated, cooled or ventilated air to the living spaces. Airborne contaminants, such as pollen, mold, pet dander and hair, bacteria and insecticide dust (to name a few), stick to the surfaces of duct walls and components, degrading performance, comfort and indoor air quality (IAQ). To maintain […]
Unless you’re already purifying your home’s air, it’s safe to bet that your indoor air is carrying a variety of health-threatening micro-organisms. To battle these airborne irritants, a growing number of homeowners are turning to UV lights. Let’s take a look at how these air-cleaning systems work and how they can help clean your air.
A programmable thermostat allows homeowners to automatically regulate their energy use. Based on pre-set programs, these thermostats will turn the heat down or the air up when no one is home or when the family is sleeping, so that the home uses less energy. If you have a programmable thermostat, these tips will help you […]
If you’re facing an A/C replacement, learning as much as possible about choosing the equipment will help you make an informed decision that benefits your pocketbook and comfort for years to come. Here are some important steps in the process of choosing a new cooling system for your home:
Airborne contaminants pervade the air in a typical home; many are harmful, and most will aggravate respiratory issues of household occupants. Learn which whole-house air cleaners are best suited to remove airborne contaminants from your home, and you can breathe a sigh of relief with healthier indoor air quality (IAQ).