With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s approval of R410A, a new refrigerant that has proved less harmful to the environment in terms of ozone depletion, Dayton area residents may be wondering what’s next in terms of their older, R22 operated air conditioners. While the intention is to eventually phase out the R22 systems, for now, […]
If you’re looking for an energy-efficient means of year-round heating and cooling, geothermal heat pumps offer the solution. Unlike air-source heat pumps, which rely on the fluctuating temperature of outside air as their source of heat energy, geothermal systems extract their heat directly from the ground, taking advantage of the constant temperatures several feet underground. […]
Indoor air quality refers to the amount of fresh air circulation and quantities of pollutants present in the air inside a building. Many residents are not aware that the air inside their homes is often many times more polluted than exterior air, due to concentrated levels of pollutants that are not sufficiently flushed from the air. The ability of an HVAC system to […]
Dayton area residents who are trying to save money on their utility bills are increasingly looking for more efficient appliances. If you are looking to save on your bills, a tankless water heater could be one avenue to explore. Knowing what to look for when selecting a system can mean the difference between success and […]
The end of summer may be in sight but you still want to get the most out of your air conditioning while you’re still using it frequently. Use some of the operational tips to keep it running smoothly and efficiently so you stay cool without wasting energy and money:
Summer is well underway, and many homeowners are looking to go on an extended vacation. Before you leave, you should make sure that the HVAC equipment in your home is prepared to stay in shape while you’re gone.
With summer in full swing, having an efficient air conditioner should be a high priority for many Dayton area residents. If you’re thinking about a possible upgrade to your current AC system, you should keep some important terms in mind.
Pollution isn’t something Dayton area residents should have to worry about in the comfort of their own home. Unfortunately, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that the average U.S. home contains as much as five times the pollution as the air outdoors, a condition that is known to cause or aggravate approximately half of […]
The summer allergy season can be stressful for people who suffer from allergy symptoms such as runny nose, cough, sore throat and itchy eyes. In southwest Ohio, the warm weather can bring some real and irritating symptoms for allergy sufferers, and while retreating to the indoors is recommended to alleviate symptoms, air quality inside the […]