Seasonal Tips to Reduce Your HVAC Costs in the New Year

The New Year is upon us! Here are a few favorite energy saving strategies that will make your home eco-friendlier and help you save money, no matter what the weather. Reduce HVAC Costs During Cooler Months Close up all Air Leaks in Your Home When the temperatures drop outdoors, it’s good to keep cold air

The Dangers of DIY HVAC Hacks

  HVAC system installs aren’t cheap – there’s no denying it. Your home comfort is an investment and we understand that when you can save a few bucks, you do what you can. The best ways to save on HVAC costs are to conserve energy where possible and perform routine maintenance on your system to

High-Efficiency Filters

Will High-Efficiency Filters or High-MERV Filters Harm My HVAC System?

High-efficiency and high-MERV (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value) rating filters seem beneficial because they filter out very small particulates, such as pollen, dander, and other allergens. Yet these types of filters have some negative consequences too. Here are some benefits and drawbacks of high-efficiency and high-MERV rating filters. The Role of the Filter in HVAC The

Carbon Monoxide Dangers

Carbon Monoxide: What You Don’t Know is Putting Your Family at Risk

“It started as a nagging headache,” Diane said. “And then it became worse before turning into a horror show.” It was around 9 pm on a cold December night and both of them were sitting in front of their fireplace, decompressing from the hard day’s work. The baby June was in her crib. Suddenly, Liam,

Become HVAC Technician

Simple Steps to Becoming an HVAC Technician

HVAC systems and appliances are a complicated type of equipment that require particular attention during maintenance. Before trying to handle any given system, ensure that you have the relevant skills and expertise. If you’re interested in a career in the HVAC industry, there are certain steps that you need to take to become certified. How

Ideal Home Temperature

10 Benefits of Living in Your Ideal Home Temperature

We all love a comfortable, secure, stylish home with just the right amount of heat or cold, be it a modest house or a lavish mansion. What constitutes comfort, security, and style varies from person to person and so does the perfect temperature. Below, we will discuss what the ideal room temperature is and the

Ductless Heating & Air Conditioning

Most people are familiar with forced-air HVAC systems. The type of system that has a central heating and cooling component and ducts to carry the heated or cooled air throughout the house. A lot of homeowners have become frustrated with these systems due to inconsistent performance, expense of operation, and the dust they tend to

A Quick Guide to Purchasing Water Heaters

Selecting a Water Heater Over the last several years new advances in water heating technology have given the consumer many more choices than even just a short time ago. New heaters are more efficient, keep water at temperature longer, are quieter, and can save you lots of money over the life of the heater. There

Humidifiers Can Help Relieve Your Allergy Symptoms

If you suffer from allergies, you know their symptoms can make life miserable. Obviously you’d be interested in anything that can bring you relief, and that’s why you may want to seriously consider buying at humidifier for your home. What Is a Humidifier and How Does it Work? Humidifiers are electrically-powered machines that use various

What are the True Benefits of Programmable Thermostats?

When you read articles about programmable thermostats promising 10-30 percent reductions in energy usage (a figure that comes from the Environmental Protection Agency), you’re probably skeptical and that’s understandable. It isn’t clear how thermostat technology alone, no matter how responsive and precisely programmable it might be, could cause such a radical reduction in energy consumption.