Learn more about the HERS Index and why it is an important tool for builders and homeowners alike.
About 40% of Americans say they are pretty diligent about HVAC maintenance. In fact, in our online comfort quiz, they even professed to being comfort kings and queens.
Let our new infographic help you educate your diligent or even not-so-diligent customers on how to prepare their HVAC systems for cold weather.
Is HVAC on your back to school list? If not, it should be. Heating and cooling energy costs are a major budget line item for schools – often, second only to salaries. Why is comfort so important in schools? Read on…
After a long, hot summer you are probably happy to be turning off your air conditioner for the last time until next spring when you hope it starts up again,
When you adjust the thermostat during the winter months,
Sales of air conditioners in the US are largely dependent on weather. I know that sounds obvious but what you may not know is that there is government tracked metric that shows how hot one summer was relative to past summers.
In order to troubleshoot a heat pump system’s components, you must first understand them. Since much of North America has transitioned into the heating season, it’s perfect timing to review a component commonly found in residential heat pump systems: the suction accumulator.
You might have read or heard about geothermal heat pumps and how they’re gaining a lot of popularity. But what does “geothermal” mean and how does this system work?
Geothermal heat pumps work along the same principles as standard air conditioning or heat pump systems with a few exceptions:
Drawbacks of standard air conditioning
Standard central air conditioning systems typically consist of two parts,
There are inherent benefits to cooling the whole house including better air circulation, filtration and the elimination of cold or hot spots. However, there are times when cooling the upstairs bedrooms don’t make sense if no one is sleeping in them.
Few things are as enjoyable on a cold winter night as sitting next to a warm fire. But the reality is that you might be sending your energy bill up in smoke. More than 100 million homes in North America are built with wood or gas burning fireplaces and nearly all of them can contribute to energy loss.