Dirty air conditioner coils interfere with efficient unit functioning by inhibiting heat transfer. This means higher energy bills and overly stressed equipment that may eventually malfunction.
Fortunately cleaning your air conditioner evaporator coils is a relatively easy DIY task, and unless there are complications, it is a procedure you should be able to handle yourself.
Find out how to clean your air conditioner’s evaporator coils in six easy steps below. Continue reading
The elements can take a toll on your HVAC unit and leave you scrambling to figure out what to do, but you do not need to let bad weather get you down or stress you out.
We here at Cool Blew Inc., are here to help you understand the issue of your heat pump freezing, what may be going on, and how to troubleshoot the problem. Continue reading
There is always a lot to keep up on with solar power, but if you do your homework you will be able to figure out who is talking sense and who is giving you a snow job to make a sale.
Here are 10 things to know when going solar, so you don’t get caught “flat footed”: Continue reading
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
You have many things to consider when making the decision to switch to solar power. You must weigh the cost of installation against the benefits of having access to a cheaper power source.
As with any home improvement project, it is important to factor in how the project affects your overall property value.
Learn how to estimate the cost of a solar power system.
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.
Learn more about the 2015 water heater efficiency regulation changes. Continue reading
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