Defective Ductwork Can Compromise Home Comfort

When gauging the performance and effectiveness of heating or cooling in the home, people generally look at their HVAC equipment. But other factors also play a role in home comfort, including the ductwork in a forced-air heating or cooling system that delivers conditioned air throughout...

HVAC Filters Do Important Work; Don’t Take Them for Granted

Hardly anything’s as easy to take for granted as the air filter in your forced-air heating and cooling system. But that’s a mistake since your furnace or AC filter serves an essential function in the operation of those systems. And not changing a dirty filter...

Purchasing a New Heating System? Consider These Factors

If your home’s furnace or heat pump has been diligently doing its job keeping your family comfortable for 15 years or more, that’s reason to be satisfied. However, good things don’t last forever, and every HVAC system eventually gives out. If your home has an...

Home Comfort Depends on Controlling Three Primary Factors 

Three main factors combine (or not) in your home to determine the comfort level of you and other occupants. If those factors can be managed correctly, you’ll have a comfortable home. If not, you need to get to work to correct the situation. While other...

Myths and Reality on How Insulation Keeps Your Home Warm (or Cool)

As with a lot of areas in the HVAC world, people seem to have a lot of misinformation about insulation and how it works to save energy and improve comfort in homes. When you learn the truth about insulation, you’ll be better equipped to use...

Test Your Home’s Carbon Monoxide Detectors on a Regular Schedule

After installing new carbon-monoxide detectors in your home, don’t get worn out patting yourself on the back. Your job isn’t over. You’ll want to test the detectors on a regular basis, to make sure they’re continuing their vital job of protecting you and your family....

Professional Maintenance Helps Improve Furnace Operation

It won’t be long before the cooling season shifts to heating season, and there’s no time like the present to make sure your furnace or other type of heating system is ready for the long, cold winter. If you wait too long to schedule professional...

Prepare Yourself Before Going Shopping for a New HVAC System

You’ll probably never have to purchase a more expensive – or more important – item for your home than the heating and cooling system that will determine you and your family’s comfort for the next one to three decades. Likewise, it’s hard to think of...

To Improve Indoor Air Quality, Take These Effective Steps

It might be hard to believe but studies have shown that the air inside your home is likely dirtier than the air just outside the door, and that’s even if you live in an urban area. With people spending as much as 90 percent of...

Here’s Some Reasons Why Your AC’s Not Supplying Cool Air

If you can hear your air conditioner’s blower operating but the house is starting to feel warm, you have a malfunctioning cooling system. You can confirm that by feeling the air coming out of a register and/or of course, checking the thermostat reading. This issue...

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