Hot weather is here and with it comes the need to reduce the heat and humidity inside your home. When you crank up the AC as the temperature rises, the degrees may be dropping, but your electric bill is headed in the opposite direction.
Did you know that 65% of home energy use is consumed by water heaters and HVAC systems? With Earth Day right around the corner now’s the time to include HVAC maintenance in your spring cleaning schedule in order to keep those systems running efficiently. Check out some easy maintenance tasks you can do to keep your system running and avoid costly issues.
If your air conditioner or furnace just died, you’re facing some quick and tough decisions. Now is the time to take a deep breath and not rush to an uninformed decision. The top mistakes people make when purchasing a new heating or cooling system are…
As seen with the 2021 storm in Texas, the weather can change rather unexpectedly, leaving homeowners to brave brutal temperatures and icy conditions without power. This combination created challenges across Texas with frozen and broken water pipes and potential HVAC system complications after the storm. To better prepare for rapid changes in the weather conditions, we’ve outlined some best practices to help troubleshoot these issues before they happen.
Although a home warranty is not a 100% solution for all home repairs, it is a method to provide peace of mind and household budget safeguards for homeowners. No matter if you are building or buying a new home, or simply maintaining an older house, a home warranty can be purchased to cover the maintenance and/or replacement of many of your home’s key equipment and appliances, but there are several considerations to understand prior to signing a contract.
Before buying a new air conditioner, homeowners can make more informed decisions by knowing the latest standards and efficiency ratings. While more efficient equipment is typically more expensive to purchase on the front end, homeowners that understand the value of more efficient operating systems are able to realize energy cost savings that can actually offset the difference in the system’s original purchase price.
Temperature and humidity control are two main advantages of modulating HVAC systems, but these concepts are sometimes too abstract for homeowners during the HVAC system purchasing process. As integral aspects of in-home comfort, it is important to demonstrate how temperature and humidity control can affect daily life.
While most people associate air conditioning with cold, the science behind making your home cooler actually deals with the transfer of heat. When that heat is lost, or removed, the remaining cold air cools your home. To understand this system better, let’s look at the major components. Your central air conditioning system has two key components: the indoor unit, and the outdoor unit.