Investing money in a high-efficiency HVAC unit won’t do you a bit of good if your ducts leak air. Duct leakage results in wasted energy and higher utility costs because the warm or cold air you are paying to condition slowly bleeds into your walls and floors. It never reaches the actual rooms in your home!
We all want a more comfortable home. Most of us suffer from poor air quality. You can improve your home comfort level with just a few minor adjustments. 1. Seal leaky ductwork and upgrade your insulation. Sealing leaks helps eliminate conditioned air loss and so does upgrading your insulation. About 40% of your energy is
If you notice your air conditioner turning on and off frequently, this could be a sign of a major problem, and you should address it right away. This behavior is known as short cycling. It wears out the air conditioner's compressor, which can be very expensive to repair or replace. If you think your air conditioner is short cycling,...
Avoid an unpleasant surprise by taking a moment to understand the warning signs that your air conditioner may be failing and the steps you can take to prevent a breakdown before it happens.
Many homeowners blame their heating and cooling system for high utility bills or poor temperature maintenance. In truth, it’s often not the fault of the system, but with leaking air ducts.
Before the cooling season arrives, the following steps should be taken to ensure your air conditioner is clean and in good working order and will not make your allergy problems worse.
Want to stay cool this summer and avoid a costly service call? Here's a tip: change your furnace filter!
Before hot weather arrives, here are a few steps you should take to guarantee your air conditioner will be ready to run at full efficiency when you need it.
In the average American home, heating and cooling costs can account for up to 50 percent of a family’s utility budget. In places like Colorado, where winter weather is more extreme than summer weather, a furnace may be responsible for most of these charges. With furnaces and air conditioners, energy efficiency is what matters.
Your air conditioning unit has served you well this summer, so now it’s time to show it some TLC and ease it into a peaceful hibernation. Here are some tips to prepare, preserve and protect this valuable asset during the winter months: Find the air conditioning power circuit near your unit. Open and flip the