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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Heating our homes isn’t a luxury — it’s essential for our health. It can also be pretty expensive, especially here in the Peach State.
With the fifth-highest bills for energy usage in the United States, at an average of nearly $330 a month, it makes sense to look for ways to make our heating systems more efficient.
There’s nothing worse than waking up to a cold house. Sometimes, you might even find that turning the heating on makes little difference.
Certain issues with your home can make it very difficult to keep the cold air out. This article lists 5 things to consider if you’re having trouble heating your home.
1. Keep Snow off […]
Would it surprise you to learn that the United States wastes more energy than any other country in the world?
In fact, we waste over half of all the energy we produce. That’s due to woefully inefficient appliances, poorly insulated buildings, and our own bad habits when it comes to turning off power supplies or running […]