Calculating the return on investment (ROI) when purchasing a new HVAC system will primarily include evaluating the system’s efficiency ratings. However, ROI provides a somewhat limited view of the costs that a heating and/or cooling system will incur over its lifetime. That’s why it’s often helpful to compare the first cost, ROI and lifetime costs […]
Your home’s ductwork system is a key component in the overall process of heating and cooling your home. Once your HVAC equipment produces conditioned air, that air then travels through the ductwork.
Did you know that there’s a fairly easy way to cut energy spending in your home? If you lower your home’s heating and cooling load, you will automatically spend less year-round. The secret is finding the most effective ways to improve your home’s performance.
If there were a way you could save 10 percent on your heating and cooling bills each year, wouldn’t you want to know about it? Using a programmable thermostat can do just that. And it’s one of the most cost-effective ways to ensure energy savings. Programming your thermostat requires knowing the optimal settings, understanding how long […]
Cold-weather seasons present the most problems for homeowners due to dry indoor air. To further compound the problem, continuously running a home heating system can make the air inside your home even drier. Often the best solution to remedy dry air during the heating months is to install a whole-house humidification system.
Maintaining your heating and cooling system ensures a multitude of benefits. And participating in your trusted local professional’s HVAC maintenance plan gives you even more bang for your buck. If you’re already convinced that regular preventive maintenance helps, but haven’t yet taken the plunge by participating in a maintenance plan, here’s a look at what […]
Modern air-source heat pumps are among the most sophisticated home-comfort equipment available today. They provide excellent climate control, offer outstanding efficiency, and can be used both for cooling in the summer and heating in the winter.
Dry air and static electricity go hand in hand with cold weather and our heating season here in the Dayton area. Humidifying your air, preferably with a whole-house humidifier, will reduce static electricity but there are other benefits as well.
Your gas furnace normally functions without a problem, but if you’ve been hearing a strange furnace noise lately, you should not ignore it. Pretending that a problem doesn’t exist won’t make it go away. In fact, failure to address the unusual furnace noise in a timely fashion could end up costing you much more in […]