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Thermostat and Wi-Fi Technology Combine to Enhance Comfort & Efficiency

It should come as no surprise that thermostats have led the way in the revolution in home technology. Over the past two decades, thermostats have progressed from the old-school manual models (turn the dial to the temperature you want) to digital devices (instead of a...

Use Air Cleaning as Part of Your Strategy Against Covid in the Home

Inching closer to the start of the third year of Covid-19 in the United States, homeowners understandably continue to be concerned about risks of transmission within their own houses, especially if they have frequent guests. Fortunately, a variety of effective tactics, taken in tandem, can...

Take Action if You Suspect Defective Ductwork in Your Home

It stands to reason that if you live in an older house, a lot of the systems within that house are likely to be old as well. And while you may have kept up maintenance on the house itself – its roof, gutters, yard, windows,...

Your New HVAC System Will Need Some Help to Maximize Energy Savings

You’ve just watched as your favored Cincinnati HVAC contractor installed a fancy new central heating and cooling system in your home. Or perhaps you’re thinking of upgrading your home’s HVAC system. You’re thinking to yourself – there will be nothing more to worry about when...

An Easy Guide to Selecting the Right Air Filter for Your HVAC System

It’s not very expensive and doesn’t look very impressive. Yet, the filter that treats air in your forced-air heating and cooling system plays a crucial role in maintaining air quality and comfort in your home. Often called the “furnace filter,” HVAC air filters actually work...

One Integrated System Provides Cooling & Heating in Most Homes

There’s a reason that the phrase “heating and cooling system” is usually singular. Rather than two “systems,” most residential HVAC systems’ heating and cooling functions are combined in one integrated system. While not all of the components are shared between heating and cooling, some essential...

Effective Ventilation Will Reduce Dirty Air Coming from a Crawlspace

You probably (hopefully!) don’t spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about the crawlspace under your house. But it could pay ample dividends to spend at least a bit of time considering whether your crawlspace is contributing to air quality issues in your home. What...

Act to Control Indoor Humidity (and Prevent Windows From Fogging Up)

This should come as no surprise – condensation on your home’s windows almost always points toward humid indoor air. While window condensation also may reveal issues with the windows themselves, this isn’t always the case. The fogged-over windows just happen to be where moist indoor...

For Better Air Quality in Your Home, Consider an Air-Cleaning System

&Don’t make the mistake of assuming the standard air filter installed in your forced-air cooling or heating system will take care of all the air-quality concerns in your home. This is especially the case if you have family members – or yourself – who are...

Want Energy Efficiency? Look for the Energy Star on HVAC Products

Don’t you wish that American consumers had a simple way to locate high-quality, energy-efficient heating and cooling equipment? If this service were available, residents and businesses could all save ample energy, money and time when upgrading their HVAC systems. As a matter of fact, we’re...

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