September 26th, 2016
If you’re looking for a way to improve efficiency in your home and help the environment, there are so many steps—big and small—that can make a huge difference. Take a look at some of our advice for improving the efficiency of your home to save money and help out the environment.
September 19th, 2016
A properly functioning air conditioner does not run nonstop. It starts up when temperatures get too high. Then, if it’s working properly and you have not set the thermostat unreasonable low, it turns off once it reaches an ideal range.
September 12th, 2016
“It’s not the heat…it’s the humidity!” That’s a phrase you’ve likely heard before. And you probably notice a difference in how you feel when the forecast mentions particularly high humidity levels. But when you walk into an air conditioned room, you feel a bit better.
September 6th, 2016
The typical forced-air heating and air conditioning system uses a fan that works in a manner that is fairly standard. The fan motor is off when temperatures are near the thermostat settings, and when air or heat is called for, it runs at full capacity to push air into the spaces of your home.
August 30th, 2016
The outside unit of your air conditioning unit is likely to collect some amount of dirt and dust over the years. Your technician can clean out the system during a maintenance visit. But it’s up to you to make sure that your air conditioner stays clean throughout the summer. Clearing debris from the outside condenser unit is easy to do, and it can help out your system quite a bit.
August 29th, 2016
When your air conditioner is not working properly, you hope for an inexpensive solution. Then you remember—your air conditioner came with a warranty! You might hope that the warranty covers the problem, but not every issue will make the cut.
August 23rd, 2016
Take control of your home efficiency today! Wherever you are, there are likely local heating and AC technicians who offer maintenance packages that include many of the elements you need for better efficiency and a longer-lasting AC and heating system. Check out the details below, and get in touch with our team if you’re in our service area.
August 22nd, 2016
For a long time, the furnace was the only option available for people who wanted to keep the entire home warm via an air duct system. The standard setup for most homes with comfort systems involves a furnace and a separate air conditioner, but it’s no longer the only way to go. A heat pump is a single installation that can do the job of both a heater and an air conditioner.
August 15th, 2016
When you get home on a hot and humid day, the first thing you do is turn on your air conditioning system. It’s tough to save money on cooling costs when all you want is cold air filling up your home fast. But if you follow a few simple steps, you might be able to cut down costs without giving up on comfort.
August 14th, 2016
Have you ever turned the air conditioner down to an extremely low setting, in the hopes that your home would cool down quickly? Well, it doesn’t really work like this. Your air conditioner is going to cycle at one speed—high—until it reaches the temperature setting on the thermostat.