One major benefit of installing a high-efficiency A/C in your Dayton area home is the energy savings. The amount you save on energy each month is a return on the money you invested to install the system, so your new air conditioner should pay for itself over time. Energy savings aren’t the only benefit, however. […]
Air conditioners make your home comfortable by cooling the air, lowering the humidity, and removing airborne dust and dirt to provide quality air to your rooms. There are two main units to the air conditioner that supply this comfort – the indoor air handler/evaporator and the outdoor condensing unit – with many components inside each […]
The air filters in your Dayton area home’s heating and cooling systems are critical components that add comfort and quality to your indoor living environment. When properly chosen and correctly maintained, good air filters also extend the life of your HVAC equipment and reduce energy consumption.
As you recall from the record-breaking heat of 2012, temperatures can certainly get high in the Dayton area. When humidity is factored in, even an 85 degree day can be downright sticky and uncomfortable. Though you may be tempted to crank up the air conditioning, we all know that’s not a very economical decision. Here […]
Did you know that indoor air pollution is a real threat to your health? It’s true – indoor air can be up to 100 times more polluted than outdoor air. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has even named indoor air pollution as one of the top five concerns to public health. It’s the cause of […]
If you’re tired of high cooling and heating bills, consider a geothermal system. These are among the highest-efficiency HVAC systems. They harvest the energy stored underground using a buried loop field (horizontal or vertical), which provides consistent and dependable conditioning for your home. Ground-source heat pumps (GHPs) exchange heat with the ground instead of the […]
If you’ve been considering replacing your aging central cooling system, this year might be a good time to do it. Federal tax credits are available through Dec. 31, 2013 (and retroactive to 2012) that will help offset the cost of a qualifying high-efficiency A/C. The energy savings you’ll achieve with the new system eventually will […]
If you’re an allergy sufferer, summer can be especially difficult, especially if pollen counts are high. Dayton boasts one of the worst averages for those who suffer from allergies, with a score of 88.3 from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.
Knowing how much energy your home’s appliances and electronics use will help you calculate savings by using them wisely and maintaining them. The U.S. Department of Energy reports that cooling and heating homes tops the list of home energy users, taking approximately 50 percent of household energy consumption, followed by water heating, cooking and drying […]