Comments Off on Higher Energy Bills Could Mean Air Leaks
If your utility bill has been on the increase without a corresponding rate change or a significant change in how you set the thermostat, then air leaks could be to blame for your money leaks, too. Air leaks can happen throughout the home, but are most predominant around door and window frames, outlets, vents, and […]
Comments Off on Traveling for the Holidays? How to Prepare Your Home
Many Marco Island, FL, homeowners engage in holiday travel sometime between Thanksgiving and the New Year’s Day holidays. Before taking a trip, there is always plenty to do. From putting a hold on deliveries to packing and cleaning out the refrigerator, your to-do list could be several pages long. While preparing your home for holiday […]
Comments Off on It’s Time to Have Your HVAC System Cleaned!
The cool, crisp air of fall has arrived, which means now is the time to get your home ready for the upcoming cooler weather. When making that fall chores list, don’t forget to include an HVAC system cleaning. Heater cleaning and maintenance help to ensure that the heating system will be ready to perform when […]
Comments Off on What to Do About Rising Energy Bills
When rising energy bills have you searching for ways to reduce your home’s energy consumption, strategies that make your home easier to keep cool or warm are typically the most effective. Heating and cooling accounts for around 47 percent of the energy usage in the average American home, according to a report from the Energy […]
Comments Off on Why Energy Efficiency and Home Comfort Go Hand-in-Hand
The relationship between energy efficiency and home comfort is important. Many families decide to sacrifice comfort in order to reduce energy usage. Some look for alternative heating and cooling options during the winter and summer months. Some turn off central heating and cooling equipment to curb costs. While extreme measures may lead to some savings, […]
Comments Off on Best HVAC Features to Make Sure Your System Has
Appliances don’t last forever. The life expectancy of a HVAC system is anywhere from 15 to 20 years depending on how well you take care of your unit. When the inevitable happens, it’s time to replace it. Use this opportunity to invest in a HVAC system that is energy-efficient and offers the best features for […]
Comments Off on How to Prepare Your Rooftop Unit for Cooler Weather
HVAC rooftop units are often found on the roofs of malls, office buildings, retail stores and more. These are the workhorses that keep clients and employees comfortable. They also take a lot of wear from Mother Nature. Like any other HVAC unit, a rooftop unit needs to be maintained for year-round comfort. Having your rooftop […]
Comments Off on Is My HVAC System’s Efficiency Affected by Indoor Air Quality?
Studies by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have found that Americans now spend up to 90 percent of their time indoors, making it important to ensure that the air that you breathe at work and at home is clean and healthy. Improved construction methods and better insulation have made it more affordable to maintain homes […]
Comments Off on No Central Heating? How to Choose Between Portable and Ductless Heaters
Brrr! You don’t have to sit in your home shivering throughout the winter months if you don’t have central heating installed in your home. With recent advancements in technology and energy efficiency, there are more choices than ever before in ways to stay warm in your home. From portable heaters to ductless heating systems, we’ll […]
Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between Copper and Aluminum Evaporator Coils?
The evaporator unit of AC systems and heat pump HVAC systems is the indoor component and is located next to the air handler. As residential air conditioning became more popular during the 1970s and 1980s, equipment manufacturers began to seek out less expensive and faster ways of producing coils. The material of which the coils […]