Heating And Cooling Blog
Best Practices for Bathroom Ventilation
Bathroom air quality can get stale and smelly without good ventilation. Air fresheners and candles just don’t do the trick, masking scents rather than removing them. Further, bathrooms are a major repository for excess moisture, generated by showers, running water from the sink, and flushing. Most of that moisture stays right where it is and […]
High Ceilings at Home? What This Means for Your HVAC Efficiency
High ceilings add style and flair to residential interiors. A soaring vaulted ceiling “opens up” a room and adds an impression of elegant spaciousness to the house. However, high ceilings can also pose certain difficulties when it comes to HVAC performance and efficiency. This is particularly true in winter, when your central heating system is […]
Improving Your Indoor Air: DIY Fall Candles Free of Harsh Chemicals
Candles can do a lot for your fall ambiance, adding a warm glow to your home and, with scented candles, evoking fall forest or herbal scents, like pine and cloves. However, not all candles are equal. Depending on what they are made of, some may be harmful to your breathing, giving off volatile organic compounds. […]
Elderly Care: Home Temperature
As the baby boomers age, concern about caring for the elderly, at home and in institutional care, has come into focus. Among the factors affecting elder health is temperature. If you’re responsible for caring for an elderly individual, how do you regulate the home temperature so it’s optimum for the health and comfort of that […]
Smoke Smell Removal: What’s the Best Solution?
If you live in a house where a smoker lives or has lived, or where there are lingering odors from smoke damage, you may need some remediation.
Homeowner’s Guide to HVAC Diffusers
If you’ve been thinking about using a diffuser as a way to improve your home’s efficiency and the performance of your HVAC system, then you’re certainly not alone. However, many homeowners have no idea what HVAC diffusers do, so our team thought it would be a good idea to provide you with a simple guide […]
Discover Time-Variant Pricing & The Role It Plays in Energy Efficiency
Time-variant pricing by utilities means not all electricity costs the same. Traditional flat-rate pricing imposed the same rates no matter when electricity was consumed. Time-variant plans, however, link rates to predetermined times and usage.
Here’s Why You Should Never Put Off Your Winter A/C Repairs
Warm weather is lingering longer and longer in our area, and though most of us are glad to see winter in abeyance as long as possible, this change in patterns takes some adjusting. One of the things you may need to see to this year that you perhaps didn’t worry about in previous years is […]
Homeowner’s Guide to an HVAC Emergency: Safety, Common Issues and What to Do
While Dayton may not need to maintain the level of emergency preparedness that coastal residents do, the possibility of extensive damage to our homes means we all have to be on high alert whenever storms approach. One piece of equipment that you should take extra care to protect is your HVAC system. Read on and […]
Boost Your Comfort: Find the Perfect Humidity Levels for Your Home
The humidity level in your home can have a big impact on how comfortable it feels. Finding the right home humidity level is important for comfort and to lower the risk of health issues. Keep these tips in mind for determining the humidity level your Indianapolis home should maintain.