You may already know that your indoor air quality declines when your house is closed up against the cold winter weather, and it may be particularly concerning if anyone in your household suffers from allergies, asthma or other respiratory problems. Learning more about air filtration vs. air cleaning can help you find the right solution […]
Static electricity is an unpleasant and common occurrence in the winter months. You’ll notice it as static cling in laundry fresh from the clothes dryer, having your hair fly up as you comb it, or as a painful jolt when you touch a light switch, a metal object or even another person. Static shocks are […]
Is it time to replace your furnace? The heating system in a home generally has the longest expected service life of any major household system. However, at some point, continuing to operate a furnace that’s approaching the end is no longer financially feasible and upgrading now is the best option. Here are four considerations to […]
Considering the snow and ice we get in the Dayton area over the winter, you might not be too surprised when you end up with a frozen A/C unit. That doesn’t mean that layer of ice is something you can ignore, though. Ice on your outdoor condenser unit can damage the fins and internal components. […]
If you hope to save money on heating your home this winter, you don’t have to rely on the old standby – turning down the thermostat. That will just make you cold and uncomfortable. Luckily, other strategies are available that will improve furnace efficiency, saving energy and money while keeping you and your family comfortable.
If you enjoy tackling do-it-yourself maintenance, repairs and improvements, owning a home gives you a wide variety of opportunities. When issues crop up with your home’s heating or cooling, you might be tempted to take on DIY HVAC repairs too. Diagnosing and fixing your heat pump, furnace, air conditioner or other component of your HVAC […]
Is the amount of energy used to heat and cool your home worrisome, and you’d like to learn effective ways to boost your household efficiency? If so, a good place to start is by getting your home’s different systems in sync to streamline your energy usage and efficiency. Here are some important steps toward syncing […]
Change is always a constant in the HVAC industry. In the coming year, there are plenty of changes on the horizon that could potentially have wide-ranging effects throughout the industry. Here are a few of the HVAC industry changes you can expect to see in 2018.