Under normal conditions, a heat pump can heat your home with far greater efficiency than even the most advanced gas furnace. However, when the weather turns really cold, your system can experience problems. Here’s how cold weather can affect your heat pump.
What should your ducts be made out of? There are a number of different types of ductwork material, all of which have advantages and disadvantages. Here’s what you need to know.
Baseboard heating can be a viable addition to the available options for keeping your home comfortable. These highly efficient heating units installed at floor level along the baseboard of a room produce gentle heat that rises naturally to help warm limited areas of a room or other indoor space.
Proper HVAC maintenance by a certified technician has a lot going for it. But you’ve got a busy life and lots of other things to deal with other than cooling and heating components. So how long can you put off scheduling maintenance — and what happens if you do?
Your HVAC blower fan pulls uncomfortable air from your house and sends it to your furnace or air conditioner. It then sends the heated or cooled air into your home. The blower should run when the rest of your HVAC system is running. However, it may fail to turn off for several reasons. Depending on […]
Maintaining the correct humidity level in your home can be a challenge, especially during the extreme temperatures in the summer and winter. As the temperatures drop outdoors around this time of year, you might also feel the air inside your home changing. That change is referred to as RH or relative humidity. Relative humidity is […]
Indoor air pollutants, allergens, germs, and other particles can make the air in your Dayton home unhealthy. Having poor indoor air quality (IAQ) can lead to health issues, especially if you have a condition such as allergies or asthma. Cleaning the air in your home can boost IAQ and help prevent you from becoming ill. […]
When your heating system powers on, a lot goes on to deliver heat to your Dayton home. An ignition system generates the heat that’s then blown into your home. How this heat is generated depends on the type of ignition system your furnace uses. Here’s a look at the HVAC ignition systems commonly found in […]
Is it possible to set a too hot furnace temperature? Suppose outdoor temperatures plummet one night; how far can you push the thermostat above the usual setting without damaging the furnace? These are valid questions as another winter here in western Ohio approaches and the HVAC thermostat is switched from cooling mode to heating mode.