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 […]
If you’ve never given much thought to your furnace filter, maybe you should. Air filters play an important role in keeping the working parts of your HVAC clean, and changing the filter regularly can extend the life of your equipment for many years. Learn more about how the several types of filters differ.
Consensus on the implementation of HVAC efficiency standards has been reached between the U.S. Department of Energy and HVAC industry groups. HVAC contractors can now use the settlement agreement as a reference when installing or upgrading HVAC systems as of next year. The Regional Efficiency Standards divide the country into four main areas, and Ohio forms part […]
The Miami Valley is coming off a particular brutal winter, so it should be no surprise that a long, hot summer may follow. Will your air conditioner be ready to keep your home cool and protect you from the humidity that this area is famous for?
Every homeowner wants to save money, right? Understanding simple ways to do it, such as investing in Energy Star qualified products, is the first step to making your house more energy efficient. The Energy Star line of products adheres to strict guidelines to promote maximum efficiency and energy savings.
An air-source heat pump offers one of the cleanest, safest and efficient ways to heat your home, but understanding how the heat pump’s thermostat works can help you cut your wintertime heating bills even more. A heat pump harvests heat energy from the outside air and transfers it inside, so its operation is greatly affected […]
Animals are a great addition to a home, but many people miss out on the benefits of owning them because of pet allergies. In the United States, one in five people has asthma or allergy symptoms. Chances are, you – or another member of your household – have pet allergies.
There’s nothing worse than going through an HVAC system failure when you need it the most. Homeowners should be sure to have their HVAC system tuned twice a year to prevent any disruption in their home’s comfort level. A residential planned maintenance program, such as the one offered by Detmer and Sons, Inc., not only […]