How to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home and make it Safer

Many people assume that the quality of the air in their home is good just because their home is enclosed on all sides and overhead but this would be a big misconception. In a study done for the American Lung Association it was found that some of the homes that were looked at were up to 5 times more polluted than outside air. Almost every home studied also had at least one serious health concern too. So as you can see most homes can stand for some improvement when it comes to the air inside them. Here are some great … continue reading

Filter Maintenance

Introducing the correct air filter for your HVAC system is imperative to save you money and energy, prevent needless repairs and breakdowns, and increase the longevity and effectiveness of your HVAC system.  Given that filters are inexpensive and disposable, there is no excuse to damage your heating and cooling system due to neglect.  Change them every 3 months.

Filters are inexpensive but we must remember that when looking for filters, we must not sacrifice quality for price. The least expensive filters may not be effective in ridding pollutants in the air. These pollutants may result in health problems and expensive … continue reading

Cool and Problem Free

Cooling is more muddled than warming. Warming includes utilizing vitality to make warmth and discharge warmth. Cooling, then again, includes the utilization of vitality to take away the warmth. A blower cycle is the most ordinarily utilized via aerating and cooling ventilating frameworks to exchange warm from the inside to outside.

This is like what fridges use in keeping our sustenance and fluids cool. Cooling frameworks have given us a ton of advantages. In addition to the fact that they are useful in keeping us cool, they additionally help us in keeping up our apparatuses. Cooling frameworks keep hardware from … continue reading

5 Tips to Extend the Life of Your Home Air Conditioner

home air conditionerWhile it is possible that every winter is getting legitimately worse, the odds are more likely that we are getting older and less able to tolerate frigid winter conditions. Regardless, never before has spring been so welcome in many lives. Most people are overjoyed to replace the buzz of their furnace with the buzz of their home air conditioner, which means it’s time to get outside and explore what nature has to offer. Even though the grass may only just now be starting to turn green and, flowers have barely begun to bloom, it is a great time to check … continue reading

Home Heating System Guide for Every Homeowner

Searching for the right heating system for your home is not a simple task.  There are so many factors to consider including what type of heating system to buy, efficiency ratings, warranties and who should I get to install it?  This home heating system guide will teach all homeowners how to choose a heating system that will not only have a long life, it will save hundreds of dollars in energy costs.

Efficiency Ratings

These standards have been established by the United States Department of Energy mandating that all natural gas heating systems should have the AFUE rating or the … continue reading

How to Prepare AC for the Insane Heat

It seems like we’re just getting done complaining about how cold it’s been before it’s time to shift our attention to being argumentative about the insane heat. Most of us would take the heat over the bitter cold any day but no matter what your tolerance for the sun’s wrath, it’s important to make sure your air conditioner is ready to be deployed in case one of those hot days sneaks up on you. Sometimes the long storage over winter isn’t kind to our air conditioning units so here’s a basic guide on how to get it ready for the … continue reading

Seven Ways to Lower Air Conditioning Costs

Air Conditioning

According to experts, air conditioning and heating your home can take a 43% bite from your utility bill every month. To reduce these costs during summer, here are some tips for you to consider.

Shade Your Home

Most of the heat that accumulates inside a home comes directly from the sun as it shines through the windows or onto the roof. Planting leafy trees all around your home’s exterior will effectively lower the amount of heat reaching your home. According to the Department of Energy, if the shrubs or trees shade your AC, you could boost its efficiency by up … continue reading

Information On Different Types of Air Conditioners

Today’s air conditioners are quieter, energy-efficient, easy to install and maintain compared to the units manufactured a few years ago. This article outlines the main types of air conditioners on the market with their pros and cons.

1. Window Mounted: This is the most common type of air conditioner that temporarily slides into double-hung window openings. You have the option to buy a cool-only unit or a cooling and heating unit if you live in a cold area.

Pros: These units work with the existing electrical wiring in your home. They are low cost and easy to install at the … continue reading

What You Should Know When Choosing the Best HVAC System

HVAC systems have great impact on the quality of life that one has, and that is why it is relatively important to know what makes the best HVAC system.

Here are the guidelines that will allow you to get the best heating and cooling system.

Find the right furnace or heating equipment. A new furnace is always worth considering whether you already have an electric or a gas furnace.

For gas furnaces, it works by burning propane, natural gas or other fuel in the combustion chamber of the indoor unit to create heat. The air handler in the unit will … continue reading

Installation Guide for Air Conditioners

Ideally, air conditioning units should be installed by a professional to make sure that everything is correctly set up and all you need to do is enjoy a cool home on a hot summer day. However, if you are one of more adventurous type of homeowners who find it comfortable to do things on their own, you can actually get your cooling unit installed yourself. We’ve got some helpful tips and guide to help you on your DIY air conditioning unit installation.

Now, first things first – installation of air conditioning unit requires time and making sure that you are … continue reading