Two Ways To Get The Most From Your New AC System

If you have an AC unit that is twenty years old or older, then you are overpaying to cool your home. The reason for this is twofold: 1) Machines wear out over time, and as they do, their maintenance suffers. 2) Newer machines are held to a higher standard of efficiency. Replacing your old AC unit, with a new highly efficient model will help to get your cooling costs back on track, but in order to realize the full potential of your AC system, you need to improve your home's insulation envelope and have your duct system inspected for leaks. Read More 

How To Choose The Right Size Air Conditioner

One important thing to do when you're building a new air conditioner system is to pick the right AC unit. When your air conditioner is too small, it won't cool the room properly. In more extreme cases, the unit could burn out quickly from over exertion. On the other hand, an air conditioner that is too powerful may be a waste of energy. Here are some steps for choosing the right size air conditioner. Read More 

How Air Duct Cleaning Can Help With Mold Mitigation

Mold can be a big problem. Some molds are toxic, but even if you don't have toxic mold in your home, mold can still promote decay and rot. Moreover, mold is constantly sending out spores that can ride even the smallest air currents in your home and start a new colony of mold wherever they land. If you want to keep your home safe, you need to clean up any mold you find. Read More 

Deciding Between An AC Unit And A Heat Pump

When you are looking at heating and cooling a home, the equipment you choose to do the heating and cooling in your home can make a big difference. Most homes use a combination of an AC unit and a furnace to provide heat and cooling for a home. If you live in a moderate climate, you may be able to get away with using just one piece of equipment—a heat pump. Read More 

Tips For Minimizing Your Summer Cooling Costs

If you've been outside in the heat, you're probably looking forward to walking into a cool, air conditioned room. However, if you don't pay close attention to the amount of time you use your air conditioner, cooling your home for the summer could cost you quite a bit of money. Fortunately, there are several things that you can do to make sure your air conditioner is running in tip-top shape. This way, it isn't consuming unnecessary energy and your cooling bill doesn't break the bank. Read More