Teaching kids about energy efficiency helps encourage them to build good habits when it comes to energy use. One of the biggest sources of energy use in households is the HVAC system. Consider doing the following in order to teach your kids how to reduce energy usage while heating and cooling your home.
Thermostats are the “brain” of today’s HVAC systems. The old-school manual units of the past that performed simple “on/off” functions of the A/C or furnace are virtually extinct. Digital programmable thermostats are now the industry standard.
Summer will be here before you know it, so as a wise homeowner, you should make sure your HVAC system is ready to meet the challenges. Yes, you can likely run your system for a while without maintenance, but sooner or later, that will catch up with you and you’ll experience malfunctions and even breakdowns. […]
Scheduling routine HVAC maintenance for your home helps keep your heating and cooling system in good condition. However, homes with pets need to do more than this. If you have a pet in your home, you should be doing the following to improve your indoor air quality and ensure that your HVAC system runs efficiently.
Is your HVAC system having serious humidity problems, heating and cooling inconsistencies, costing significantly more money to run, or has lasted 10 to 15 years or more? You should consider replacing it. There’s no better time to make an HVAC replacement than the spring.
Does it seem your air filter gets dirty far sooner than it should? In general, an inexpensive fiberglass air filter should last about 30 days, while a better quality, pleated filter made of polyester or cotton fibers should last from 60 to 90 days. But conditions inside your home can have an impact on how […]
Most home pests aren’t naturally native to the interior of your house. They typically originate outdoors but find a way inside, where they multiply. In some cases, the entry point as well as the breeding ground are related to your HVAC system.