Ductwork design is a crucial part of a good central cooling and heating system, and unfortunately, many contractors cut corners or simply aren’t adept at designing and installing duct systems that work as well as they should. Inferior ductwork design can lead to a lot of problems, including leaks, energy inefficiency, reduced indoor air quality […]
The air handler is a crucial component of any central HVAC system. It performs two vital functions: first, it extracts heat from your indoor air through a specialized coil, and second, it contains a blower that delivers conditioned air to the various rooms in your home. For many years, only one type of air handler […]
If you’re considering replacing your home’s heating and cooling system, now is an excellent time to upgrade to a new, energy-efficient system. In addition to the savings you’ll enjoy on your utility bills by running Energy Star-certified HVAC equipment, you can also qualify for federal, state and manufacturer-based rebates and incentive programs that can dramatically […]
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could turn on your heating or cooling system just in the rooms where you need it? Are you air conditioning the entire house – and freezing everyone in the living room — when you just want to cool down the bedrooms? Is that room on the shady side of […]
Geothermal heat pumps are an energy-efficient option for cooling your home in climates like ours here in the Dayton area. In fact, according to EnergyStar, geothermal systems with the Energy Star label “are over 45 percent more energy efficient than standard options.”
Chances are, even if you think you’re heating and cooling your home efficiently, there’s still a lot of steps you can take — either on your own or with the help of a professional contractor — to glean more savings on your Dayton area home energy usage.
Finding an experienced, dependable HVAC contractor to work in your home takes a little bit of research. It’s definitely worth your time, because making the wrong choice could leave you with inferior work that costs even more money to fix. Sub-standard work can damage your home or even endanger your family, especially if leaks or electrical problems […]
Is your air conditioner the right size for your heating/cooling needs? This is a question many Dayton area homeowners ask themselves, particularly those who live in an older home. If your unit is too small or too large for your needs, it could be costing you both in comfort and money.
Your home’s ventilation is directly connected to your indoor air quality. Air circulation helps bring fresh air into your home while removing indoor air pollution. As part of your HVAC system, your vents and duct work also help bring conditioned air to all the areas of your home. Not all ventilation systems are ideal for […]