Your air conditioner is built to help remove excess humidity in the air as it cools. Sometimes, a malfunction can occur and you may notice that conditions in the home are more humid than usual. If you open up the A/C cabinet and find telltale signs of excessive condensation, it’s probably time to call for […]
A ceiling fan can be an elegant design feature to a room, and can also help you save valuable energy dollars when used the right way. Read on to see how to best use ceiling fans and reverse your ceiling fan, if needed, to stay comfortable and save energy all summer long.
Is it time for a new cooling system for your home here in the Dayton area? A new air conditioning system is a big up-front investment, but your household’s comfort is important, too. Safety could be at risk if your system is older or hasn’t been recently inspected. Is it a worthwhile investment to install […]
Have you ever wondered why you set your thermostat at 70 degrees, but the only room that’s actually 70 degrees is the room with the thermostat? Why is one room comfortable while others are too hot or too cold? With a single thermostat in your home it can be difficult, if not impossible, to maintain […]
Most air conditioning systems in the United States use R22, an industry-standard refrigerant. Until recently, R22 was plentiful, inexpensive, and readily available for recharging air conditioning systems with waning cooling capacity. This has begun to change, however, and indications are that R22 will become enormously expensive until it is no longer available in 2020.
An efficient ductwork system is critical to meeting your home’s seasonal temperature control needs. The more efficient your ductwork, the more you’re likely to save on your year-round heating and cooling bills.
Traditional thermostats allow you to only manually set the temperature in your home. The furnace or air conditioner will maintain that temperature, but will turn off and on all day or night to do it. Unless you change the setting manually, you have no option to save energy by running the system at a lower […]
Is your air conditioner the right size for your heating/cooling needs? This is a question many Dayton area homeowners ask themselves, particularly those who live in an older home. If your unit is too small or too large for your needs, it could be costing you both in comfort and money.
Like anyone else, homeowners living in the Dayton area want an air conditioning system they can count on when the hot days of summer arrive. The unexpected often happens at the worst possible time. So what can go wrong with your cooling system, and how can you increase the odds that your equipment will run […]
An annual service plan from your heating and cooling contractor should come with some perks beyond helping make sure your equipment runs efficiently.