Questions about the need for frequent air filter changes are common, and it is important to get an accurate answer. The simple response is that frequent changes are necessary, but the good news is that the job is usually easy.
The exact frequency with which a change is necessary varies a little from system to system and personal living situations. Changing your filter according to the optimal schedule will help to keep the HVAC system running efficiently, and it will help to keep pollutants out of the air.
Discover the factors that determine how often you should really change your air filter. Continue reading →
Homeowners everywhere are looking for effective ways to save money. One of the biggest line items in any household budget is the energy required to run major home appliances, including the heating and cooling system.
Following these energy efficiency tips will not only save you money on your monthly gas and electric bills but also extend the life expectancy of your system and all its components. Continue reading →
The new 2015 water heater regulations have had a major impact on new water heaters purchased in the United States. Congress passed guidelines, and they went into effect in April 2015.
The regulations require greater energy efficiency for all electric, gas and propane units. Depending on the type and size of a heater, they have resulted in efficiency improvements of three to 30 percent. This cuts operating costs and protects the environment.
HVAC Maintenance, which includes changing air filters, is a critical part of taking care of your home. Most heating and cooling professionals recommend a seasonal check-up of air conditioners and furnaces to keep them in great working condition, reduce energy costs and extend the life of these units.
An often overlooked, but important, part of HVAC maintenance is
If you have ever considered making modifications to your HVAC system as a way to save money, you have probably been told to invest in a newer thermostat. Years ago, the choice of thermostat was simple, the only option you had was a manual thermostat. Now, you can choose from a variety of thermostats that can make the average person’s head spin.
What is the difference between a manual thermostat and an electronic one? Learn the benefits of both now! Continue reading →
Security lighting is an essential part of keeping your home safe , whether it’s your primary residence or a part-time retreat. By adequately lighting areas that would otherwise be dark, you can substantially reduce your chances of a burglar targeting your home. Continue reading →