How to Cool and Heat a New Room or Addition The temperatures are rising. Birds are singing. The trees are budding. Spring is in the air! It’s time to get started on the big projects: a man cave, sunroom, or a new room. You should plan to make your new room a comfortable one! That means cool in the summer and warm in the winter. We’re here to offer suggestions on the most efficient waysRead More
Reasons why: You might be wondering “Why would I even want to mess with my HVAC system?” Preparing your HVAC for winter can possibly cut your electricity usage, lower your bill, and extend the overall life of your HVAC system. Also, doing these quick procedures yourself can end up saving you lots of money. Who doesn’t want to be warm and comfortable in their house? Air Filters: Dirty filters will require more work to getRead More
So you’re A/C is blowing warm air? That’s not an uncommon problem, so we have compiled a list of the most frequent causes and solutions to this issue below! Remember not to try and fix anything you aren’t comfortable with, you could always call a professional if things get too out of hand. Check Your Thermostat. It’s easy to overlook but if your thermostat isn’t set right, it could explain why your vents areRead More
Last year (2015) the United States produced just over 4 billion megawatt hours (nearly one fifth of all of the electricity produced in the world). Out of that electricity, 5% is being used to power air conditioners and air conditioning alone is responsible for 100 million tons of carbon dioxide pollution per year, (about 2 tons per household with an AC). It doesn’t just cost the environment, however; homeowners spend more than $11 billion per year on keeping their homes cool by running their air conditioning units.Read More
Staying healthy is extremely important in keeping your mind focused, your mood positive, and your immune system strong. In their efforts to stay well, most people try to maintain good diet, exercise, and sleep habits but don’t even consider the quality of the air they are breathing in their home as having an affect on their wellness. In fact, the EPA has deemed poor air quality as a top five environmental risk to public health due to how overlooked the problem is and how difficult it can be to address. Being equipped with the knowledge on how to detect and eliminate poor air quality is becoming more important as we learn more about the harmful and potentially irreparable damage that it can cause to the health of the population and younger children especially.Read More
In order to address extreme high or low humidity in your home, you may need to look into installing special equipment. Whole-home ventilation and humidification systems are the most common when it comes to battling humidity in your home. These systems are designed to allow for greater comfort and reduce the risk of health issues related to humidity.Read More
Considering Upgrading Your A/C System? Don’t Wait Until The Dog Days of Summer To Have it Done.
With the comfortable days of spring on the horizon and the frigid winter behind us, now might be a good time to evaluate your A/C system. The last thing you want during the dog days of summer is to be with inadequate or no air conditioning. You can think of this lull in extreme weather as a time for you to plan a strategy for your summer comfort. If you noticed your air conditioner working harder and taking longer to cool your home in the past, it may be time to consider your A/C options. Even if your A/C is functioning, but older than 10 years, you could be set for subpar cooling, excessive energy consumption, higher energy bills, and possibly expensive repair costs down the road. A newer, extremely efficient A/C system can save you a lot on your summer comfort costs this coming summer.Read More