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5 Tips to Help Keep Your Heating Costs Down This Winter

5 Tips to Help Keep Heating Costs Down This Winter

Winter is coming, and there’s a good chance that heating bills will rise again this year.

The good news is that you don’t have to be freezing or uncomfortable to reduce your monthly costs. In fact, a few simple changes and some careful preparation is all it takes to keep your home cost-effectively heated. Here are five easy adjustments you can start making today to lower your heating bills…

7 Simple and Effective Green HVAC Tips

7 Simple and Effective Green HVAC Tips

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating and cooling throughout the country accounts for almost 50% of all home energy costs. The good news is that slashing your energy bill doesn’t mean having to give up on your HVAC. Instead, there are plenty of great ways that you can boost the efficiency of your system and lower your utility bills at the same time.

1. Purchase a Smart…

Ductless Mini-Splits vs. Ducted Systems

Ductless Mini-Splits vs Ducted Systems

Every summer, air conditioning systems are an essential source of comfort for many homeowners. They allow us to chase away the heat with clean, fresh air when necessary, and freshen the atmosphere of a house. When you choose which air conditioning system to install in your property, you’re going to need to make an important choice: Do you go ductless, or stay traditional?

Ducted air…

6 Indoor Activities That Harm Air Quality

6 Indoor Activities That Harm Air Quality

The quality of the air in your home has a great impact on your family’s health. You may not realize it, but some common activities can have a negative impact on indoor air quality. Let’s take a look at a few of them.

1. Smoking

This is an obvious one. Smoking indoors is one of the biggest culprits of poor indoor air quality. The smoke irritates the respiratory tracts of residents,…

5 Easy Ways To Increase Airflow In Your Home

5 Easy Ways To Increase Airflow In Your Home

We all know what airflow is, but do what know what influences the airflow within our homes? Better airflow means the HVAC unit can move more heat and bring the air in the conditioned space to the desired temperature more efficiently. Reduced airflow means the HVAC unit cannot operate as effectively, reducing both its cooling capacity and energy efficiency.

The effects of poor airflow can…

The Role of Ventilation in Workplace Indoor Air Quality

The Role of Ventilation in Workplace Indoor Air Quality

The air quality in your office is a major factor in the overall health and wellbeing of your employees – not to mention the productivity levels at your company.

A workplace can be negatively affected by a lack of fresh air circulation, pollution drawn in from outdoors, indoor pollution with no means of escape, air that is circulated too fast, or humidity that is high enough to promote t…

Asthma and Academics: Why School Air Quality Matters

Why School Air Quality Matters

In America, the average elementary school child will spend about 940 hours inside an educational building this school year. While most of us know that poor air quality at school can contribute to health issues like asthma and allergies, fewer recognize that indoor air quality can impact our kids’ productivity, mood, and energy levels, too.

The rising concerns around indoor air quality, or…

6 Energy-Efficient HVAC Trends

6 Energy Efficient HVAC Trends

Every year, we see new developments in the world of technology and home comfort. In the HVAC industry, the most prominent focus has been on finding solutions that deliver more efficient heating and cooling, with the goal of cutting costs and protecting the environment. Smart, green technologies are earning worldwide respect, and the industry should continue seeing significant growth all the way…

5 Common Reasons Your A/C at Work, Isn’t Working!

5 Reasons Your Work AC is Not Working

An air conditioner that doesn’t work as it should is a serious problem in the heart of summer. We rely on our AC to keep us feeling cool and comfortable — especially in the workplace, where discomfort leads to lowered productivity.

The average cooling unit lasts between 10 and 15 years, and there’s a good chance your workplace unit will need a repair or two during its lifetime. Even if t…

Infographic: Mold And Its Mysterious Places

Mold and Its Mysterious Places

Mold can freak us out when we uncover it within our home. We know it can make us sick and we may be worried where else can it be found in our home. Our latest infographic helps you inspect your home for any lurking mold to be able to send it…

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