In winter, we typically close up our home and turn on the heating system when temperatures drop. While this can help keep dust out, the indoor air quality may deteriorate due to lack of ventilation. Pollutants such as viruses, mold, bacteria, pet dander, and insect particles may build up at an alarming rate. Stale indoor air can make us […]
Tax season is fast approaching. If you made any energy-saving upgrades to your HVAC system recently, you may qualify for an HVAC tax credit. Here are some of the credits that are available and how to take advantage of them.
You’re not alone if you panic when you have HVAC problems. Heating and air-conditioning equipment is among the most complicated in your home, but in reality, the fix might be as simple as a new air filter, a refrigerant top-off, or a fresh thermostat battery.
Healthy ductwork is essential to an efficient HVAC system. It helps ensure proper airflow through your home, as well as reduces heat loss, both of which serve to lower your energy bills and your carbon footprint. However, even if your ductwork is efficient, the ducts themselves still might not be environmentally friendly. Here’s how green ductwork […]
Setting your thermostat during the winter isn’t just a matter of comfort; it’s also a matter of health. Setting it too high could result in unhealthy heat in your home and cause a variety of other problems. Here’s why the right thermostat settings are important.