Depending on the climate zone, attic insulation benefits can vary. Essentially, attic insulation resists the transfer of heat between the living quarters of your home and the attic overhead. If your home was built before 1980, it may well be under-insulated by today’s efficiency standards. Upgrading to current U.S. Department Of Energy recommendations will reduce heating […]
What’s the Difference Between HVAC and an AC Unit?
One of the most common areas of confusion for homeowners is the difference between their HVAC and air conditioning units. While the two are different, many are unsure of what aspects separate the two. To add to the confusion, contractors and builders may use the two terms interchangeably. However, there is a definitive difference between […]
What are The Components of an HVAC System?
HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning, and is responsible for keeping your home cool, warm, and free of moisture year-round. When an HVAC system begins to malfunction, it can be difficult to identify. However, the more you know about the components of your HVAC system, you’ll be able to pinpoint the problem in […]
New Trends In Heating & Cooling Equipment
Recent, emerging trends in heating, ventilation and air conditioning units (HVAC) are starting to receive a lot of attention. Newer homes that are constructed have been designed smarter, more environmentally friendly and have devices installed that communicate with one another. New HVAC units have been engineered to improve home comfort, be efficient and reduce energy […]
ACHnat and Air Flow: The Secret to Saving Money in a New Home
Architects often consider the aesthetic flow of a home when they design, but the structure and ACHnat also affect the flow of heat and air. Smart choices with building envelope design can lead to lower energy bills, a more comfortable home and improved air quality. The design of a comfortable home has long depended on […]
What Is the Benefit of Replacing an Air Filter?
In order to properly care for your heating, ventilating, and air conditioning unit, or HVAC system, you should replace your air filter every couple of months. And during the winter or summer, when it gets used more frequently it should be replaced even more frequently. Here are some of the other benefits of replacing your […]
House Ventilation Problems – How Many Air Leaks Does Your House Have?
If you’re paying high heating and cooling costs, chances are you have air escaping the building envelope of your home. While insulation and R values are extremely important for the energy performance and comfortability of your home, conditioned air leaving the home is just as important. This is a problem for many reasons. First, you […]
Learn about the different types of HVAC systems
The right HVAC system can not only provide homeowners with the desired degree of comfort, but it can also improve long-term savings on heating and cooling. There are many different types of HVAC systems available for purchase, and learning more about the options can allow homeowners to plan ahead. Split Systems Split systems are combination […]