Everybody deals with hot and cold temperatures differently, and for people who have heat temperature sensitivity, the warm weather can leave them feeling awful. Also referred to as heat intolerance, heat sensitivity means a person’s body doesn’t regulate temperature properly. Your body navigates a fine line between cold and hot to keep you comfortable. The … Continue reading What is Heat Temperature Sensitivity?
The short answer is that your AC compressor and refrigerant should last about 12-15 years, roughly the same as your AC. Learning about these two crucial components, and how to maintain them, can keep your AC running efficiently for its entire lifespan. AC Compressor Your AC compressor is at the core of your air conditioner … Continue reading How Long Can an AC Compressor or Refrigerant Last in Your AC?
Lower energy bills. Reducing your carbon footprint. Convenience. You might want to install a high efficiency furnace for a number of reasons. Regardless of why you want (or need) to replace your heating system, we want to help you cover the who, what, when, where, and how of upgrading. What Does High Efficiency Mean? Furnaces … Continue reading The Complete Guide to High Efficiency Furnaces
Depending on where you live, you don’t always have a choice between natural gas and propane. However, when you do have a choice, it’s important to look at the environmental impact of each type of fuel and annual fuel costs before choosing. Are propane and natural gas environmentally friendly? Well, both fuels are considered low … Continue reading Are Propane and Natural Gas Environmentally Friendly?
High efficiency HVAC technology has been recognized as one of the most effective ways to reduce your energy consumption. Energy efficient HVAC units provide the following advantages: • Lower utility bills • Enhanced indoor climate control • Reduced carbon footprint • Efficient and noise-free operation • A longer lifespan for your unit. You may be … Continue reading How Do You Know if Your Furnace is High Efficiency?
Some of the most common questions we hear during a blackout include: Will a gas furnace work without electricity? My gas furnace is not working after a power outage. What should I do? Put your mind at ease knowing there are some things you can do to prepare in case of a blackout or issues … Continue reading Will a Gas Furnace Work Without Electricity? What You Should Know About Your Heating System During a Blackout
There are a lot of questions you may ask yourself when thinking about a fireplace or furnace for your home. How much energy will my electric fireplace use? What is the cost of running a gas fireplace vs furnace? Should you rely on your fireplace to heat a part of your home? Let’s look at … Continue reading Heat Efficiency – A Comparison of Four Systems
Do heat pumps save money? Most people don’t know how heat pumps work, or much about them at all. They are a great alternative to gas or electric furnaces and an alternative to an air conditioner. A heat pump is a single appliance that can keep your house at the right temperature, efficiently. How Does … Continue reading Have You Thought About a Heat Pump?
Do you know the top houseplants for clean air? While you’re adding plants to your landscaping outside, why not add these plants to the inside of your home? NASA tested some plants to see if they could remove toxins from the air—and many could. You can use them to boost your air quality and target … Continue reading Clean Air Plants for Your Home
Why buy a smart thermostat? And how does the Ecobee work? It’s time you found out what all the fuss is about, and how much money smart thermostats can save you. Ecobee —the manufacturer of several smart thermostats— has conducted research to show that their thermostats can reduce your energy usage by up to 26 … Continue reading Is It Time for a Smart Thermostat?