Builders and homeowners seeking LEED certification for their homes can apply several effective types of green home building techniques. Here are some ways you can enhance energy efficiency of your residential construction project:
Spring is finally here, and for Dayton homeowners looking to support their energy-saving resolutions, it’s worth taking some time to improve a couple things around their home. Whether it means making small home improvements or changing up your routine, these home efficiency tips can help you cut your energy bills down.
Now that the weather is finally warming up in the Dayton area, now’s the perfect time to get a few chores done around your home. One of the most important tasks to complete right now is preparing your HVAC system for spring, which should include the following tasks:
All HVAC maintenance plans differ from the manufacturer’s warranty. While a warranty addresses certain issues after they occur, the philosophy behind an HVAC maintenance plan is preventative. The time for prevention is always now — don’t wait until your system is already underperforming, or worse, not delivering conditioned air when you need it most. Here are five benefits […]
It’s easy to forget to change your HVAC system’s air filter regularly, but doing so is one of the best ways you can improve your system’s energy efficiency and extend the life of your HVAC equipment. Changing your air filter regularly can improve HVAC system efficiency by:
It’s estimated that allergies affect as many as 50 million people across the country, and anyone who lives in Dayton can attest to our high pollen levels. Keep reading to learn how to fight indoor allergy triggers and to get relief from common allergy symptoms in your Dayton home.
Most people spend many hours indoors at home and at work, making indoor air quality (IAQ) one of the most influential factors affecting health. Unfortunately, the IAQ in the average home is quite polluted and is even more polluted than city air. Without a proactive IAQ strategy in place, occupants are at risk of illness, less productive work and long-term […]
The efficiency of your gas furnace can have a direct impact on yearly heating bills, as well as your home comfort and the useful lifespan of your system’s equipment. Keeping your furnace running efficiently is easy if you follow these simple tips.
It’s almost impossible to eliminate dust mites completely from your home, but you can certainly reduce their population. Dust mites can produce up to 200 times their body weight in waste during their lifetime. This waste may cause health issues, such as allergic reactions, nasal congestion, coughing and breathing difficulties. By following these steps to eliminate dust mites […]