Keeping your heating and cooling systems in good working order means your utility bills will be lower, your home will be more comfortable, and you'll need to call for repairs less often. MAINTENANCE SCHEDULING Schedule a maintenance service call before the heating season starts. If there are any problems with your system, it's better to [...]
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According to the EPA, the air inside the average home is up to five times more polluted than the air outside. Pollen, dust mites, dirt, and mold spores in your home's air can cause minor health problems like eye and nose irritation, dizziness, and headaches. Indoor air pollution can also cause more serious problems like [...]
IT'S ALL RELATIVE Proper humidity levels keep you healthier and more comfortable. Your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system can do more than heat and cool your home. It can also keep the humidity at a comfortable level in winter and summer. It's a delicate balance: if it's too low, you'll feel the effects [...]
SAVE MONEY AND MAKE YOUR HOME MORE COMFORTABLE! Find the air leaks – First, close all your windows, doors and flues and turn off your furnace and water heater. Then turn on all your exhaust fans–this will help pull air from the outside. Now, walk around your home and feel for drafts in the following areas: [...]
TIPS FOR MAXIMUM EFFICIENCY AND COMFORT Are you getting the most for your comfort dollar? Or are you paying to heat and cool the neighborhood? Whether your comfort system is old or new, in a new or old home, in an apartment or a single-family home, there are many little things you can do to [...]
by Jim Herritage, CEM Before you replace your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system, there are some things you should know. The first is that a quality installation begins with a professional design. Most of us don't think about "design" when we think of heating and cooling, but it's just as important as a [...]