Geothermal heating and cooling systems have gained a well-earned reputation for high efficiency and low-cost operation. Here’s a brief outline of the function of a geothermal system.
Drafty windows can run up the cost of conditioning the air in your home since windows are one of the main areas where homes lose heat in the winter and gain it in the summer. Air leaks around windows make your home uncomfortable and add to your energy costs. But weatherizing windows is simple enough […]
Home energy efficiency involves more than having the most efficient heating and cooling systems and appliances. Your home’s building envelope also has a sizable impact on its energy efficiency. Understanding the role the building envelope plays in improving efficiency can help you save energy and stay comfortable year-round.
In most Dayton homes, a single thermostat is responsible for controlling temperatures throughout the entire home. Unfortunately, this doesn’t give you an opportunity to fine-tune portions of your home according to your specific comfort needs. Cooling your entire home just to cool down a certain portion or two is also a recipe for an expensive […]
Are you considering upgrading the cooling system in your Dayton area home this spring? If so, you’ll want to take a careful, considered approach. An A/C is a major household investment, and any mistakes at purchase will carry long-term consequences. That’s why when deciding on an A/C replacement, you should consider both its first-time and […]
Even though temperatures have warmed, testing carbon monoxide detectors is still an important home maintenance chore because carbon monoxide (CO) gas is a year-round hazard. CO detectors are your only defense against this highly toxic gas. CO has no smell, taste or color, and if the detectors don’t alert you to a buildup, you are vulnerable to […]
With spring here and the transition from heating season to cooling season, heat pump maintenance should not be neglected. If your heat pump is not properly maintained, it will waste energy and under-perform. This requires a mixture of homeowner maintenance steps and professional heat pump maintenance. Here’s what you can do.
Regular preventive maintenance is the best way to keep your home heating and cooling systems working at their best. For residential HVAC customers in Dayton and nearby communities, the Comfort Assurance Program from Detmer & Sons provides the best way to get necessary maintenance performed on time and with the care and expertise that have […]