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In-Home Appliances and HVAC Systems Can Help Each Other

In-home appliances can increase the load on your HVAC system, reducing indoor comfort and raising operating costs. However, like many issues relating to home efficiency, there are also choices and changes you can make to enhance — instead of hinder — the operation of your air conditioner and furnace. Here are some areas where certain [...]

By |2020-09-02T00:38:49+00:00September 22nd, 2020|HVAC System|Comments Off on In-Home Appliances and HVAC Systems Can Help Each Other

Learn How to Effectively Heat and Cool Historical Architecture

Historical architecture presents specific issues when you're considering options for effective, efficient cooling and heating. Many houses and other buildings built before the 1950s were not constructed to integrate the HVAC systems we take for granted today. Updating historical architecture to meet 21st-century standards of indoor comfort and efficiency without compromising the appeal and authenticity [...]

By |2020-09-02T16:05:18+00:00September 17th, 2020|HVAC System|Comments Off on Learn How to Effectively Heat and Cool Historical Architecture

Do You Know the Science Behind How Air Filters Work?

Poor indoor air quality affects the majority of households in the country, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). That's why air filter science and its application is so important, especially now, with the newest virus to contend with in addition to all the usual air-quality issues that can come up. Read on to [...]

By |2020-09-02T00:23:49+00:00September 15th, 2020|Air Filters|Comments Off on Do You Know the Science Behind How Air Filters Work?

Don’t Forget to Ask These HVAC Questions When Buying a Home

There's more to home buying than just looking at design and home location. A home is comprised of many systems that protect it — and you — from the elements and keep you and your family comfortable all year. The HVAC system is one of the primary systems to look at to get an accurate [...]

By |2020-09-02T00:21:45+00:00September 10th, 2020|HVAC System|Comments Off on Don’t Forget to Ask These HVAC Questions When Buying a Home

Learn Which HVAC Parts Will Need to Be Replaced First

Many homeowners wonder what may be the first replacement part required in their heating and cooling system. If regular preventative maintenance is performed bi-annually by a qualified professional, the expected service life of a new central AC today averages around 12 to15 years, and a gas-fired furnace may last up to 20 years or more. [...]

By |2020-09-02T16:06:21+00:00September 8th, 2020|Service & Maintenance|Comments Off on Learn Which HVAC Parts Will Need to Be Replaced First

Some Particulates Harm Indoor Air Quality More Than Others

Harmful particulates may be present in your household air, but don’t bother trying to spot them. The airborne particulates that may be afloat inside homes are far too small to be seen with the naked eye. However, the comfort and health impact of these harmful particulates can range from simple irritation to allergic reactions to [...]

By |2020-09-02T00:33:51+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on Some Particulates Harm Indoor Air Quality More Than Others

How to Lower HVAC Costs in the Height of the Summer Heat

Lowering summer HVAC costs can have a major effect on the bottom line of any business. In many cases, keeping the premises cool in a hot summer climate can account for more than half of a building's total energy expenses. There’s good news, however, and that’s the fact that lowering summer HVAC costs is an [...]

By |2020-07-28T20:44:16+00:00August 27th, 2020|Energy Savings|Comments Off on How to Lower HVAC Costs in the Height of the Summer Heat

External HVAC Threats Are Out There — Don’t Ignore Them

External HVAC threats can jeopardize the investment you’ve made in your home’s comfort and safety. While we associate cooling and heating with the indoors, certain parts of the system are exposed to outdoor risk factors. These external HVAC threats can affect system performance and efficiency, as well as reduce life expectancy of the unit. Outdoor [...]

By |2020-07-28T20:46:37+00:00August 25th, 2020|HVAC System|Comments Off on External HVAC Threats Are Out There — Don’t Ignore Them

Should I Zone My Home’s HVAC System?

HVAC zoning creates multiple individual temperature zones inside the same house without adding an additional air conditioner or furnace. A traditional single-zone approach cools or heats all rooms of the house equally at all times — whether or not every room requires cooling or heating. HVAC zoning divides home ductwork into two or more separate [...]

By |2020-07-28T20:49:30+00:00August 20th, 2020|Zoning Systems|Comments Off on Should I Zone My Home’s HVAC System?

Don’t Let Your Accessory Structure Get Too Hot or Too Cold

To get the most out of your accessory structure, you'll want to be comfortable in regard to cooling and heating the building. In fact, comfort may have been one of your first considerations. Good thinking, because the more comfortable you make your outside garage, shop, guest house, private studio, pool house, or other additional building [...]

By |2020-07-28T20:58:41+00:00August 18th, 2020|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on Don’t Let Your Accessory Structure Get Too Hot or Too Cold