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With 27 years of HVAC knowledge, Frank helps consumers figure out the best solutions for their HVAC problems in a clear and understandable way. He offers objective advice about HVAC comfort options that are both cost effective and environmentally responsible.
Before you put your AC system away for the winter, you might want to consider having it checked out by a certified contractor. If it is older or has been giving you problems, you might want to have it replaced. AC replacements done in the fall often have much better outcomes for consumers than those done in the heat of the summer or when you first start your system up in the spring.
Whatever the reason you’re considering a new air conditioner or furnace, you’ll want to go through this handy checklist to make sure you are shopping for the right equipment and asking contractors the right questions.
Managing the humidity levels in your home is extremely important to create a comfortable living space. Humidity levels that are too high or too low can cause health problems for you and your family, including mold. Discover how your home’s humidity levels can prevent the threat of indoor mold.
Here we break down the math for relative humidity (the percentage of water vapor in the air at a certain temperature) and talk about the ideal relative humidity level for the inside of your home and how it can impact your overall health, comfort and heating or cooling costs.
An update to one of our most popular posts! Explore some myths about ductless mini-splits and how they differ from conventional, ducted, central HVAC systems, which are found in over 80% of the homes in the U.S.
Most people don’t think about their air conditioning and heating system until it breaks or becomes so old it is not worth repairing. A survey of U.S. homeowners suggests that 59 percent of people who bought new HVAC systems in the past two years were buying due to the failure of their existing system or the costly repairs required to keep it running.
We usually don’t spend too much time thinking about our AC systems. We just want them – and expect them – to work. And when the AC fails, we don’t think much about the replacement other than the fact that it needs to be replaced ASAP, and the fact that the cost involved wasn’t likely an expected expense. Five Good Reasons Why You Should Replace Your Old HVAC System in the Fall