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5 Tips You Need to Choose an Energy Efficient AC

Looking for a way to cut your property’s power bill? An energy efficient AC should top your list. Air conditioning is essential in any living space. However, the wrong choice of AC system could cost you more. Air conditioning is one of the key drivers of electricity-demand growth. The International Energy Agency (IEA) says air […]

What Is That Burning Smell From the Furnace?: A Complete Guide

It’s wintertime, and temperatures are dropping. You want to get cozy and comfortable, so you turn on the furnace. But there’s a strange smell coming from it; in fact, it smells like burning!

There’s no need to panic though. If there’s a burning smell from the furnace, here are some possible causes and what to do.

The […]

Burning Money: How to Keep Your Central Air Costs Low This Summer

Spring has finally sprung, so you know what that means: summer is right around the corner.

And while you may be ready to welcome the warmth of the summer sun with open arms, you might not be so welcoming when your electric bill finally arrives. What do you do when you want to stay cool on a […]

Staying Ice Cold: How to Cool down a Room Without Air Conditioning

Ninety percent of US homes have an AC unit. Worldwide, there are 1.1 billion AC units. In the Southern States of the US, the AC runs all year round. The average AC unit will use 3,000 to 5,000 watts of power an hour. If the unit runs for 9 hours a day, it will use […]

Spring is in the Air: Tips for Safely Switching from Heat to Air Conditioning

If you live in North America, you’ve probably noticed a curious thing happening: the sun is peeking out from behind the clouds, green things are starting to grow, and the threat of snow seems to have passed.

That’s right—it’s springtime! Time to shut off those furnaces and break out the t-shirts!

But don’t rush into turning on […]

Cool, Calm, and Collected: 5 Ways to Lower the Humidity Levels at Home

Would it surprise you to learn that there are optimal home humidity levels? While you’d probably like to control the outdoor humidity, doing something about the humidity levels in the house will have to do. 

Besides making your hair frizzy and causing mold growth, humidity in the house can decrease the efficiency of your HVAC system. 

Is […]

Time for an Upgrade? 5 Signs it’s Time for HVAC Replacement

When you are trying to keep your home comfortable, it’s important that you get the best heating and cooling work you can find. 

Most importantly, you need to get an HVAC replacement when necessary. Taking too long to handle this sort of work means that your home will be a pain to live inside. 

Recognize these signs […]

Eek! Don’t Ignore These Signs of Black Mold Growing from Your AC Unit

There are an estimated 1.6 billion air conditioning units in the United States. Only 42% of these homeowners get their air conditioning systems serviced regularly. Without proper maintenance, you put your family at risk for black mold related illnesses.

What Causes Black Mold in Air Conditioner Units?

An air conditioning system uses evaporator coils. These coils cool the air and remove […]

Your Ultimate Guide to HVAC Preventative Maintenance

When’s the last time you thought about servicing your HVAC?

A surprise breakdown of your HVAC system isn’t a fun situation. This creates an uncomfortable situation for everyone in your house and can become costly to repair.

You can take preventative maintenance measures to help make sure that your HVAC is running smoothly year-round.

Here’s your ultimate guide […]

6 Common HVAC Terms That Everyone Should Know

If something goes wrong with your HVAC system, you’re not going to be a happy camper. You’re either going to be really cold or really hot.

So when the technician comes to repair things, you may not have the patience to really listen to what they say. Or you may not know the vocabulary.

That’s where we […]