Nowadays, we have heating and cooling systems that can meet practically every need, from lifestyle and interior design to budget and home size. As you determine your specific needs, you’ll want to choose between having separate or combined heating and cooling units. So what are the benefits of having separate systems? Or is it better […]
You’re building a home. There’s a lot to think about and plan for, but while you’re in the planning stage, don’t forget to think about how your HVAC system will contribute to your all-around energy efficiency and comfort. For that to happen, you need good HVAC design.
When you move into a home — new or new to you — you want to know about all the appliances. But take extra special care when it comes to the HVAC system. Your heating and cooling system is likely the most expensive appliance in your home, and you will want to know all about […]
Even well-maintained HVAC systems eventually require replacement. Unbelievable as it may sound, sometimes an upgrade results in more savings than a repair — even if the new system costs a bit more initially. So when is the right time to think about replacing your HVAC equipment? Here are some telltale signs:
Making sure that your newborn is safe in your Dayton home involves going around and doing some babyproofing. As you check each room of your home for potential hazards, don’t forget about your HVAC equipment. These HVAC system babyproofing tips can help lower the risk of injuries.
A Manual J load calculation ensures that the cooling capacity of your new central air conditioner closely matches the requirements of your specific home. It’s critical to get this right. Over-sized air conditioners—those with too much cooling capacity for the home—consume excessive energy and tend to short-cycle, resulting in noticeable indoor temperature swings and high […]
A heat pump is an increasingly popular way to heat and cool your home. It works by moving refrigerant in and out of the house, absorbing heat indoors and exhausting it outdoors to cool, and doing the reverse to heat. Heat pumps are valued for their efficiency, and the fact they run by electricity, so […]
Your home comfort system has done a lot for you. Your A/C keeps you cool in the summer, and your furnace keeps you warm in winter. Those aren’t the only ways HVAC has improved your life, though. Here are a few HVAC benefits you probably don’t even think about.
Most homeowners don’t realize how versatile their HVAC systems are. Sure, they cool and heat the air. But the A/C and heating systems are also capable of improving your indoor air quality. What’s more, the HVAC can also keep the relative humidity lower in your home so that you feel more comfortable in the summer.
Your landscaping can have a big impact on how well your HVAC system performs, both summer and winter. Trees, shrubs, weeds, grass and even some of your landscaping and gardening practices play a part. Read on and learn how gardening affects HVAC systems.