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What is a Float Switch?

A float switch installed in your HVAC system is a simple device that may prevent expensive water damage to your house. Many people simply aren’t aware of how much water a residential central air conditioner collects during hot, humid summer days common here in eastern North Carolina. Extraction of water vapor from indoor air is [...]

By |2019-10-08T14:48:42+00:00October 17th, 2019|Air Conditioning|Comments Off on What is a Float Switch?

5 Tips for Home Heat Loss Prevention

It won't be long before millions of people across the country will be cranking up the heat to protect them from the cold weather outside. Unfortunately, many households experience a high level of heat loss due to a variety of issues. There are several steps that you can take to fix home heat loss problems, [...]

By |2019-09-29T00:26:38+00:00October 15th, 2019|Energy Savings|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Home Heat Loss Prevention

How to Deal with Unique HVAC Needs for Veterinary Clinics

HVAC considerations are important in any building, but especially one where health is a priority. This means hospitals, of course, but also includes veterinary facilities. How do you make sure your HVAC system is equipped to meet your animal patients' needs? Here are some considerations for HVAC needs for veterinary clinics. Temperature Considerations Different animals [...]

By |2019-09-29T00:30:19+00:00October 10th, 2019|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on How to Deal with Unique HVAC Needs for Veterinary Clinics

Benefits of an HVAC System Surge Protector

An HVAC system surge protector can prevent damage to one of your biggest home investments. Your air conditioner and furnace integrate critical electronics to provide efficient, effective cooling and heating. These components are sensitive to power fluctuations, particularly voltage surges. Damaged electronics can impose very steep repair/replacement costs. What’s worse, most HVAC system warranties do [...]

By |2019-09-29T00:28:37+00:00October 8th, 2019|Home Safety|Comments Off on Benefits of an HVAC System Surge Protector

Raising Awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women? It's so important to take care of yourself and be screened for this disease. Keep in mind that breast cancer screening cannot prevent breast cancer, but it can help by allowing it to be found early, when [...]

By |2019-09-29T00:13:52+00:00October 1st, 2019|Service & Maintenance|Comments Off on Raising Awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Indoor Air Quality Needs for Salons

Nail and hair salons work with many volatile organic compounds. If you're not careful, these chemicals can permeate the air, making it difficult for customers and employees alike to breathe - particularly allergy and asthma sufferers - and effecting your electric bills by making your HVAC system work overtime to filter these particle out of [...]

By |2019-08-30T23:06:55+00:00September 26th, 2019|Indoor Air Quality|Comments Off on Indoor Air Quality Needs for Salons

5 Quick Steps to Fall Maintenance

Fall is a season that many Eastern North Carolina residents look forward to each year. The cooler temperatures are a welcomed relief after the hot, humid summer months. Get your home ready for the fall season with the following maintenance steps. Step One: Make an HVAC Tune Up Appointment If you aren't already signed up [...]

By |2019-08-30T23:05:46+00:00September 24th, 2019|Service & Maintenance|Comments Off on 5 Quick Steps to Fall Maintenance

Find the Right Balance in Your Home: How to Make HVAC Work With Your Interior Decor

Large vents and indoor components for your HVAC system can be something that is an eyesore to some because they fear it distracts from the home indoor decor. Yet, you need your HVAC system to make your home comfortable and inviting. So what can you do? Hiding HVAC elements in interior design, or incorporating them [...]

By |2019-08-30T23:04:13+00:00September 19th, 2019|HVAC System|Comments Off on Find the Right Balance in Your Home: How to Make HVAC Work With Your Interior Decor

Have a Backup Power Generator? Safety Tips to Keep in Mind

When the power goes out to your North Carolina home, you can rest easy with a backup power generator. While generators are helpful, they do come with some safety risks that you should be aware of. Before you start using yours, make sure you check this list of generator safety tips to ensure you are [...]

By |2019-08-30T23:02:06+00:00September 17th, 2019|Home Safety|Comments Off on Have a Backup Power Generator? Safety Tips to Keep in Mind

HVAC Guide: Ventilation Terms

Ventilation terms describe differing approaches to indoor air quality. In the HVAC profession, the “V” stands for “ventilation.” Today, adequate fresh air ventilation throughout a house receives equal importance as both heating and air conditioning ensures home comfort as well as a healthy indoor environment. Ventilation terms that describe potential approaches to these goals include [...]

By |2019-08-30T23:00:33+00:00September 12th, 2019|Ventilation|Comments Off on HVAC Guide: Ventilation Terms
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