Did you know that many everyday devices around your home keep draining energy even when they’re not in use? These are energy vampires, and they carry a phantom load that can add five percent to your yearly energy consumption. Finding and dealing with the vampires hiding out around your home isn’t difficult, and it can […]
A healthy home is a happy home. However, a healthy home must also include the quality of the air you breathe. If your home is on par with most, you have at least one major indoor-air quality (IAQ) issue, if not several. Use this handy guide to help you choose an air cleaner or air […]
As the weather cools, it’s time for heat pump maintenance for the heating season ahead. Although this appliance doesn’t work as hard in the winter, tending to it now will improve its efficiency, lower heating bills, and prolong its lifetime.
When you’re house hunting, the HVAC system isn’t typically among your top priorities. It’s risky business to ignore a prospective home’s system because the hidden costs may surface just months after purchasing the home. Avoid nasty surprises by making these HVAC considerations when buying a house.
While the heat will persist in Southern Arizona well into the fall, now’s a good time to start planning for preparing your home’s central air conditioner for the off season. This can mean different things for different types of systems, however. If you use an air-source heat pump to provide both cooling and heating for […]