The Department of Energy recommends 78 degrees as the best temp to set AC at in the summertime. It’s considered the best temp to set AC at for maintaining relatively cool conditions indoors while allowing the AC to work efficiently. That means the unit works without laboring to dehumidify the home while removing the heat. […]
Is programmable thermostat installation an appropriate do-it-yourself project for the average homeowner? The old-school manual thermostats now rapidly becoming extinct were less complex and generally not a challenge to install. Programmable thermostat installation can be a very different experience, however. While a standard manual thermostat is basically a switch that simply turns the furnace or […]
As your power bill continually rises, it’s more important than ever to find the best prices for energy. Like with any other purchase, the way to get the best deal is to shop around. Fortunately, since Ohio is a deregulated energy state, there are several ways to compare energy costs for your home. Compare Energy […]
If you’re furnace shopping or plan to be soon, you may find yourself asking, “What is AFUE?” It’s a term you’ll certainly encounter if the furnace you’re considering utilizes natural gas as its heating fuel. What Is AFUE? AFUE stands for Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency. It’s a percentage that represents the amount of heat produced […]
With summer around the corner, you’re going to be using your AC to stay cool and comfortable in your Dayton-area home. That also means higher energy bills for the upcoming months. So, you want to make sure your AC is running at optimal efficiency. There are simple steps you can take to ensure AC efficiency. […]
As much time as you spend in your home, you want it to be a comfortable place to relax. If you’re one of more than 50 million Americans who suffer allergy symptoms, you have an extra burden of making your home comfortable and safe from allergens. That’s not so easy to do. With these tips […]
Replacing your air conditioner can be a large task. The different types of air conditioners available have their own perks and quirks. Let’s explore the options to help you make an informed decision.
Did you know that half of all the electricity used in the United States is consumed by electrical motors — and that 90% of these motors are alternating current (AC) motors? Therefore, upgrading the motors in your house can significantly reduce your home-energy use. Read on to learn more about energy efficient AC motors.
Some pieces of HVAC information are highly beneficial when it comes to easy maintenance and energy savings. And what better time to get such information than during an HVAC service visit from your technician? Be ready to ask the following HVAC test questions to understand your heating and cooling system better.
You know it’s important to change your HVAC air filter for many reasons. Air filters capture dirt and debris that would build up on HVAC system parts. Filters capture particulates that are harmful for your health. Furthermore, filters will help your AC run more efficiently this summer — but which HVAC filters should you choose? […]