The steady decline in outdoor temperatures signals that winter weather will arrive soon, so it’s vital to get your furnace ready for use. Here are some essential steps to take to ensure that it’s operating reliably, safely and at optimal efficiency. Change the Air Filter Installing a new filter helps keep your heating costs under […]
Traditional HVAC systems use a furnace to heat your home during cooler months, and an air conditioner to cool your home through the summer. But this isn’t the only possible setup: depending on your home’s heating and cooling needs, a heat pump may be more efficient. Heat pumps save money because of a simple, powerful […]
There a lots of acronyms used in reference to heating and cooling systems. One that you’ve probably heard mentioned is “BTU.” Here, we’ll explain what BTUs are and how they relate to your home heating system.
When your furnace or air conditioner isn’t working the way it should, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s broken. Your thermostat could be the culprit. Before assuming that you’ll need HVAC repairs done, do some thermostat troubleshooting first. These are some common issues that can result from a faulty thermostat.
Freezing temperatures can cause your heating bills to skyrocket if you have a traditional furnace that runs often. You can save money while still keeping your Dayton home warm this season by switching to a variable-speed furnace.
Although some variations in room temperatures are normal in any home, the presence of serious hot and cold spots isn’t. They could be a sign of serious air leaks in your home’s envelope or a problem with the HVAC system. Finding the root causes and dealing with them not only restores comfort, but it will […]
Your home’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning make up the components for what HVAC stands for. In order to receive the best HVAC service you need know a little about the system that keeps your home comfortable Here’s a closer look at each component.
Coming back to a safe and sound home following a winter getaway is essential. Who wants to return to a house that’s been ransacked or in need of a long list of repairs? Maintaining energy efficiency is necessary while on vacation to ensure you’re not paying too much to heat an empty house. Check out the following […]
Dual-fuel heating is a relatively new way to keep your home warm this winter. It allows your home to get its heat from either a heat pump or furnace depending on the situation, which can turn an air-source heat pump into a viable option.
Most Dayton area homeowners know what thermostat means, but if you’re among those unfamiliar with more obscure furnace glossary terms, the following guide should be a big help.