A variety of things can impact your HVAC system’s efficiency, from maintenance to thermostat settings and more. What about weather conditions? Can the climate impact your HVAC unit’s efficiency? Let’s look at some of the factors that can affect your unit. Temperature’s Climate Impact No matter how efficient a system you buy, it will be […]
When you’re shopping for a new air conditioner, one of the factors that you need to consider is the SEER rating. Let’s look at what SEER is and why it’s important to understand it before you buy your next A/C.
If you’re facing an A/C replacement, learning as much as possible about choosing the equipment will help you make an informed decision that benefits your pocketbook and comfort for years to come. Here are some important steps in the process of choosing a new cooling system for your home:
The U.S. Department of Energy has divided the country into three regions with different furnace efficiency standards: the Southeast, Southwest and North. Ohio falls into the northern region, and the changes in furnace efficiency standards go into effect in May 2013. The current efficiency standard for fuel-burning furnaces is 80 percent AFUE (annual fuel utilization […]
The thought of upgrading your home’s appliances can be daunting simply because of the cost of the equipment. The existing refrigerator, stove, furnace, hot water heater, and washer/dryer could even be working perfectly fine. Why then should you consider upgrading now?
It’s finally starting to warm up in Dayton, and it might be time to start thinking about getting your air conditioning ready for summer. If your system is more than 10 years old — or if its performance failed to impress last summer — a high-efficiency unit might be a good solution.