Posts in the HVAC Category

Living Without Air Conditioning Can Damage Your Brain

Most people know that air conditioning is a necessity during summer, but some people actually live without it. That’s typically because they think it’s too expensive for them to have their A/C system repaired or replaced. We know that not staying cool enough during summer can take its toll on you physically, but it can […]

Four Hacks to Keep Your Home Cool During the Summer Heat

The most obvious way to stay cool during the heat is to stay indoors and turn down your air conditioning. While that’s an easy and effective way to stay cool, it can get expensive if you do it for the whole summer. You can still use your A/C reasonably if you pair it with some […]

How UV Germicidal Lights Promote Cleaner Indoor Air

You may be familiar with ultraviolet lamps as used in tanning beds, theatrical black lights, and counterfeit money detection. But did you know germicidal UV lights also work with your HVAC system to improve indoor air quality? UV lights may not replace conventional HVAC air filters, but they work in conjunction with them to further […]

Energy-Saving Tips for Summer

Are you doing everything possible to keep costs down on your summer utility bills? There’s almost always room for improvement, so consider these energy-saving tips for summer to increase efficiency and save money in the coming months. Shade Your Windows Block solar heat gain by covering the windows with blinds, drapes, shades and shutters during […]

The Connection Between Allergies and Duct Cleaning

Millions of Americans suffer from allergies, but many of your problems could be coming from inside your own home. Your air conditioner’s ducts could be making your allergies a lot worse than they need to be. When those ducts are covered in dust, that same dust ends up blowing through your home each time the […]

How to Prevent Thieves from Stealing Your Air Conditioner

If you haven’t heard about thieves targeting air conditioners, it’s not too late to secure yours and make it more difficult for them. Thieves use air conditioners for scrap metal, typically getting around $20 for all the parts. It’s pretty sad that someone would go to these lengths just for some pocket change, but it […]

Is Your HVAC System Ready for Summer?

As temperatures start to warm up you’ll soon be depending on your home’s air conditioning to keep you cool. You don’t want to wait until it gets hot outside only to turn on the A/C and find out it’s not working properly. By that time, it’s too late and you’ll be sweating it out waiting […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

The air quality inside your home is very important for your health. The problem is that you may not know what you can do to improve that indoor air quality to help you breathe easier. Many people spend as much as 90% of their time indoors, so improving that air quality is critically important. Check […]

Commonly Asked HVAC Questions Answered

You trust your home’s HVAC system to keep you comfortable, but unless you work in the industry you likely don’t know the answers to some commonly asked questions about it. While you don’t need to be an expert, knowing a little bit more about your HVAC system can help you make sure it’s working correctly […]

Understanding What Energy Efficient Window Labels Mean

Energy efficient windows are a great addition to your home that can make you more comfortable and keep your heating bills down. Once you decide to replace your home’s windows, you’ll have plenty of brands and models to choose from. This can be a bit overwhelming if you don’t know which type of windows are […]