Heat pumps are incredibly efficient and effective for providing heating and air conditioning throughout your entire home. They also allow you to control relative humidity levels on top of control over the temperature of each room. The icing on the cake is that heat pumps have a relatively long lifespan of approximately 10 to 15 years and require minimal amounts of maintenance. Before you jump the gun and install heat pumps in your home, understand that different models possess unique features.
24 February 2017
A central air conditioning system can lead to energy costs running at a high rate if it isn't in top shape. Other aspects of your house can have an effect on energy costs as well. If you want to make sure your air conditioner is energy efficient, you might want to invest in professional maintenance. Discover a few helpful suggestions in this article that can guide you on the path to having a more energy efficient home.
18 January 2017
Do you spend a ton of money on energy bills throughout the month? You may have intention of saving, but it seems nearly impossible because the cost to heat and cool your home is way higher than you would like it to be. There is a possibility that you are wasting some energy without even realizing it, and that could easily cause your bills to gradually get higher. If you are ready to start saving, there are some simple yet important steps you should consider taking.
30 December 2016
Are you currently celebrating the end of summer? Are you tired of the high temperatures that plagued your area for the past several months? While summer can be a fun time, with activities like swimming, camping, or fishing, the temperatures can sometimes be significantly higher than you'd like. If you don't have a working air conditioner, you're going to have a difficult time. In order to make sure that you're prepared for the heat of next summer, here are some things you need to do:
7 December 2016
Window air conditioners provide climate control to a single room within a house or apartment. However, due to humidity and the fact that their interiors provide a dim, cool environment, mold can begin to grow within your window air conditioning unit over time. This can cause a number of health problems, and aggravate respiratory conditions like asthma and allergies. Thankfully, there are a couple of things that you can do to prevent the growth of mold within your window air conditioner unit.
11 October 2016
With an array of fitting applications and a good reputation for energy efficiency, ductless mini split heating and air systems seem like a logical choice for homeowners. Even though you may have heard about the advantages of these modern systems, you may be hesitant to make the change in your own home. This hesitation usually comes from prevailing myths surrounding these systems. To better understand if a ductless mini split system is the right fit for you and your home, it is best to get these nagging misconceptions out fo the way right off the bat.
7 August 2016
If you use an air conditioner in your home, you not only have to worry about the cost of operating your unit, but you also have to worry about the cost of maintaining and repairing your furnace. With all of the bills and unexpected expenses that the typical homeowner has to contend with, you might be tempted to eliminate costs wherever you can. You should not, however, neglect maintenance to save money in the short run because a poorly maintained system can increase operating and repair costs.
8 July 2016
If you've been having some problems with your air conditioning lately, then you might be getting frustrated. After all, some problems can be extremely hard to identify and fix, especially if you are trying to handle everything on your own. However, the right knowledge can often mean all the difference in the world, potentially allowing you to fix your air conditioning problems cheaply and quickly. Here are some of the most common reasons why your air conditioner might not be operating as efficiently as possible:
25 February 2016
When it comes to heating your home, there are a number of different types of energy to choose from. Electricity, natural gas, propane, and heating oil are all viable options, which can make it pretty hard to choose one. However, each type of energy is uniquely suited to a different purpose, which means that some options might be ideal for your current situation, while others might be more expensive or unwieldy than you might want.
25 February 2016
The fan on the condensing unit of an air conditioner is often the first thing that needs to be repaired. The fan is protected by a cage that is meant to keep out birds and rodents. However, the cage does not protect the fan from water, dirt and other debris that could ruin its functionality. After some time, your fan blades can get rusty. Also, the output vent leading to the fan compartment can get blocked.
15 January 2016