When you buy a new HVAC system, it must meet certain standards for installation, efficiency, and more. Getting a unit that’s not up to code can be disastrous: Not only will it not work the way it’s supposed to, it can waste energy struggling to heat or cool your home, resulting in frequent breakdowns and […]
Your air conditioning vents can collect dirt, spider webs, pollen, dust, and other allergens quickly and degrade your indoor air quality. Cleaning them every few months helps improve your home’s air quality. Here’s how to go about vent cleaning.
Insulation has a far larger impact on your home’s energy use and comfort than doors and windows. Unfortunately, most houses are underinsulated, and even the amount required by code is usually not enough to keep your house comfortable and energy efficient. So how can you tell if your home has proper, solid insulation? Look for […]
In 2020, R-22 AC coolant (Freon) was finally phased out of use due to its serious negative environmental impact. However, if you have an older AC, it may still use Freon, and if it does, it’s a good idea to replace it. What kind of AC coolant should you get? Here’s what you need to […]
Does the presence of mold alarm you? No wonder: We’re told that breathing mold spores can lead to serious problems for sensitive individuals. Naturally, we all want to eliminate mold as quickly as we can for health reasons. Furthermore, mold can also damage wood, drywall, carpets, and other materials in our homes, so that’s an […]
Your indoor comfort during the summer depends largely on certain important AC parts. Since we’re accustomed to receiving cool comfort at the push of a button, it’s easy to take for granted the engineering and technology incorporated into today’s air conditioner.
Thinking about finding a good deal on a used HVAC unit? Think again. Saving money is a worthwhile goal, particularly in these times. But what about a not-so-new air conditioner or “previously owned” furnace? Is it a bargain that you’ll feel confident about when you install it in your house — not to mention possibly […]
The concept of renewable sources of energy to power a home is becoming increasingly lucrative for more and more homeowners, especially when a typical American family pays an average of $115 a month on electricity. Not only can you save up to 80% a year on hot water, heating, and cooling, but you also lower […]
Improving the overall efficiency of your HVAC system impacts your energy savings significantly. You can take proactive steps to reduce HVAC energy consumption and save money on your bills. Find out some helpful tips below.