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Common A/C Dangers to Keep an Eye Out For

We rely on our air conditioners to keep us cool and comfortable in the hot, humid summers of Eastern North Carolina. But, like many appliances, safety is key to their operation. Keep these common A/C dangers in mind to ensure your family's comfort and their safety. 1. Fire Risk When HVAC systems are not properly [...]

By |2019-08-02T22:09:23+00:00August 20th, 2019|Home Safety|Comments Off on Common A/C Dangers to Keep an Eye Out For

Product Highlight: Trane Smart Themostats and Nexia

Trane smart thermostats represent the future of both advanced indoor comfort control and connectivity. Today’s thermostats incorporate technology that’s a giant leap from the mechanical units of the past that simply turned your HVAC system on and off at a single temperature. Trane's lineup includes among the most numerous advanced models in the industry today. [...]

By |2019-08-02T22:12:21+00:00August 15th, 2019|Thermostats|Comments Off on Product Highlight: Trane Smart Themostats and Nexia

Manual J Load Calculation: What Is It?

If you’re scratching your head wondering what Manual J load calculation is, you’re not alone. Manual J is just one of the numerous aspects of HVAC design you may not be aware of, but its impact on your home’s heating and cooling is hard to ignore. Simply put, Manual J is a process developed by [...]

By |2019-08-02T21:48:16+00:00August 13th, 2019|HVAC System|Comments Off on Manual J Load Calculation: What Is It?

Decoding and Dealing with HVAC System Odors

HVAC system odors in your home can be hard to ignore. Cool comfort in summer and cozy warmth during winter are what you expect to come out of the vents inside your house. If unpleasant smells are what's noticeable, something’s wrong somewhere. A central air conditioning and heating system is an intricate network built into [...]

By |2019-08-02T21:42:35+00:00August 8th, 2019|Service & Maintenance|Comments Off on Decoding and Dealing with HVAC System Odors

Ignoring HVAC Maintenance Can Be Costly

Most of the benefits of today’s heating and cooling technology depend on regular HVAC maintenance. Like any other complex mechanical device, heating and air systems need professional maintenance tune ups and upkeep to sustain manufacturer’s specifications. While the essentials are not very demanding — regularly scheduled maintenance procedures by a qualified service technician are the [...]

By |2019-08-02T21:41:00+00:00August 6th, 2019|Service & Maintenance|Comments Off on Ignoring HVAC Maintenance Can Be Costly

What a Rusty Air Conditioner May Mean

There are plenty of threats to your air conditioner, but rust is one that’s often ignored until its too late. The presence of rust can have a serious impact on your air conditioner’s performance and reliability. Not only is a rusty air conditioner a cosmetic eyesore, but the structural damage it causes can damage your [...]

By |2019-07-08T20:19:04+00:00July 30th, 2019|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on What a Rusty Air Conditioner May Mean

Restaurant HVAC Summer Tips

As the summer months heat up, keeping your restaurant cool and comfortable for your customers is even more important than your bottom line. Fortunately, there are a few restaurant HVAC summer tips to keep your customers cool and your restaurant in the black. Monitor your Filters One of the easiest and most often overlooked tasks [...]

By |2019-06-27T21:13:10+00:00July 25th, 2019|HVAC System|Comments Off on Restaurant HVAC Summer Tips

Adapting to Higher Temperatures to Yield Energy Savings

There is still time to look at warm weather energy savings by cutting back how long your air conditioner runs each day. In Eastern North Carolina, we still have a lot of warm weather ahead before the cooler temperatures of the Fall season arrive. Keeping your HVAC system tuned up with regular maintenance along with [...]

By |2019-06-27T21:12:22+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Energy Savings|Comments Off on Adapting to Higher Temperatures to Yield Energy Savings

How HVAC Benefits Us All

We are all familiar with that feeling of opening the door to enter our home in the hot summer months and the cool comfort we feel as we walk inside. The immediate comfort is nothing short of amazing and something we can easily take for granted. This cool comfort is just one of the benefits [...]

By |2019-06-27T21:11:53+00:00July 18th, 2019|HVAC System|Comments Off on How HVAC Benefits Us All

What Balanced Ventilation Means

Balanced ventilation means a controlled, equal volume of air is brought into and removed from your house at the same time. It’s the optimum condition to keep air fresh and remove pollutants, while also preserving indoor temperature control. Unbalanced Ventilation Most common ventilation options are unbalanced. Kitchen and bathroom exhaust fans, for example, remove humid [...]

By |2019-06-27T21:10:59+00:00July 16th, 2019|Ventilation|Comments Off on What Balanced Ventilation Means
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