One of the best ways to save on monthly expenses is by reducing the energy usage in your Dayton area home. Use these energy-saving tips and keep your hard-earned money in your pocket. The bonus is that all of these tips will reap energy-saving benefits in the summer, as well.
Your furnace requires filters to operate appropriately. Because the filter in your furnace is designed to catch debris and other materials that can clog and harm your furnace, it is important to replace it regularly.
An air filter provides many more benefits for the home and occupants than simply removing airborne dust. Yet, many households continue to use a basic disposable air filter out of convenience, habit or low cost. Learn how a higher-efficiency air filter can save you money on many fronts down the road, making a simple filter […]
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 […]
WiFi-operated HVAC thermostats are relatively new innovations. It may seem obvious that they can connect homeowners to their heating and cooling equipment from remote locations, but they offer many other advantages. Our weather here in the Dayton/Springfield area is typical of the Midwest, with severe, swift, unforeseen changes not uncommon. Thus, one benefit that could be […]
Homeowners accustomed to gas or oil furnaces, which generate their own heat though combustion, may find confusing the idea of a heating system that needs to be defrosted while it heats the home. But the heat pump defrost cycle is actually closely related to a heat pump’s operation, and is the same mechanism that gives […]
Forced air heating or furnace refers to a system that heats a home by drawing air through ductwork, forcing it through a filter and furnace (or boiler or heat pump air handler), and then recirculating the air back into the home’s rooms through different ducts. While the terms forced air and central air are often used […]
In a survey by Mother Nature Network, Dayton was named as number eight in their 12 worst American cities for allergy sufferers. It is, therefore, clearly important to do everything we can to improve our indoor air quality. While other options exist, when it comes to whole-house air cleaners and filtration, there are four main types […]