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Smart Strategies to Prevent Fires Caused by Space Heaters

Fires and Deaths According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), 40% of fires that happen in homes are caused by space heaters. In addition, 84% of the associated deaths from fires happened as a result of a mishandling of space heaters. This data surrounds the misuse and inappropriate handling of electric space heaters. This [...]

HVAC True or False Questions to Help You Think

Remember when the teacher gave you an exam in school? The exam might have a true/false section, a multiple choice section or just consist of an essay question. Here are some true/false questions related to HVAC that will test your knowledge and upgrade it at the same time! Directions: Please answer true or false for [...]

By |2018-01-02T22:06:02+00:00February 21st, 2018|Categories: Energy Efficiency, HVAC Systems, HVAC Technology, Tips|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Why You Should Make Use of a Programmable Thermostat

Good Idea! If you want to reduce the amount of money you are spending on your heating and cooling bill, then a programmable thermostat is something to consider. Programmable thermostats have been in around for three decades now and have proven to reduce energy consumption. This type of thermostat works to change temperatures at times [...]

10 Ways to Make Sure Your House is Warm in the Winter

Seasons Come and Go The seasonal clock keeps ticking and turning. The spring gives say to summer and now the fall has stepped aside for winter. The cold has arrived and adjustments will be necessary. You can move the thermostat the opposite way from the summer setting and your HVAC system will respond. Just to [...]

8 Ways to Help the Animals Breathe Easier

Pets give us their best and one of our responsibilities as owners is the help them breathe easier when they are inside the home. Yes. HVAC systems and indoor air quality can impact the health of pets. Most often, you will read information about how pets impact the quality of air inside a home. This [...]

Amazing Ways to Save Money With Energy Star Efficiency

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Star program can save you money! The Energy Star program is backed by research and technologies generated by the United States government and specializes in creating equipment and programs that result in significant energy savings. The program includes areas of specialization such as energy efficient equipment professional installations [...]

By |2018-06-21T17:53:38+00:00February 13th, 2018|Categories: Buying, Cost, Energy Efficiency|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Super HVAC Tips for Your Sunroom

American Style When family and friends come over, it is always nice to sit in the sunroom. Many family memories have been made with glasses of tea in the summer sitting in a sunroom or the front porch.  The whole situation began when folks would migrate from the dinner table and want to feel the [...]

My Air Conditioner is Frozen!

Shock! You are a responsible homeowner, but you walk outside one day and you have to admit to yourself, "My air conditioner is frozen!"  How can it be? It’s the middle of June and you have an ice buildup.  Don’t worry. It could be a simple fix and with a little more troubleshooting, we can [...]

Amazing Ways to Hide Your Outside AC Unit

The outside portion of your HVAC system is necessary for the performance of the system. It houses the condenser, compressor, cooling fins, tubes and a fan. It is where heat is dispersed to the atmosphere. However, the very common square cover sitting outside is not often thought of as an architectural achievement. Here are some [...]

Questions to Ask Before You Hire an HVAC Provider

There is never a circumstance where it is wrong to ask a question. Sincere inquiry is how we learn and how we keep ourselves out of a great deal of trouble. If you are building a new home, remodeling or installing an HVAC system, you will be calling on your local HVAC provider. No doubt, [...]