Does your home have good ventilation? You may know that a home usually has much better indoor air quality when stale air is exhausted and fresh air is added through a good ventilation system. But ventilation can also have a positive effect on temperature. Here’s how.
If your home’s HVAC system is in good running order and is well maintained , then most likely your home’s humidity is in the range it should be — somewhere between 40-60 percent, although you will probably want it somewhat lower (30-50 percent) when temperatures are warmer, as warmer air holds moisture and can make us […]
Functional, efficient duct design is as vital to effective heating and cooling as a home’s furnace and air conditioning units. Proper distribution of conditioned air inside a house is a carefully calculated balancing act. The U.S. Department of Energy states that poorly designed and/or improperly installed ductwork can reduce the efficiency of an overall HVAC system by […]
Falling leaves are part of the romance of autumn and the changing of the seasons, but those leaves can have an impact on your condenser, the outdoor section of your air conditioner. It’s wise to practice a little outdoor HVAC unit protection and clear those leaves away.
Now that the weather is starting to cool off, it won’t be long before you’ll be turning on your heater (if you haven’t already). Prior to doing so, however, you need to perform some maintenance checks on your furnace to ensure proper operation and efficiency. Here is what we would suggest:
Energy efficiency is becoming an increasingly important factor when homeowners shop for HVAC systems. For your next one, you may want to consider a high-end air conditioner and heating system. Don’t let the term “high-end” mislead you. When you realize how efficient these systems can be, as well as their other advantages, you might be convinced […]
The kids will soon be going back to school. That means they’ll be exposed to germs from other kids and bring them home, possibly making your entire household sick in the fall and winter. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to minimize exposures to viruses and bacteria, including putting your HVAC […]
The fall season can be a challenging one to deal with if you have allergies. It’s not always possible to completely avoid being exposed to the allergens that bother you when you’re outside, but you can reduce them inside your home. Find out what steps you can take to get your HVAC system ready while […]