If your air conditioner is old and has been repaired a few times, it's probably time to think about getting it replaced. Replacing an AC is a big investment, so you want to make sure you make a good choice when it comes to the size and efficiency of the unit. Here are a few other tips that might help. Plan The Replacement If you push your AC until it finally breaks down in the middle of summer, you're forced to make a quick decision about whether to repair or replace it. [Read More]
Suffering From Stale Air Or High Humidity In Your Building? Install An Energy Recovery Ventilator To Improve Indoor Air Quality
If your commercial building suffers from excess humidity, poor air quality or stale air, it's likely that you're experiencing poor air ventilation. Poor ventilation is a common side effect of modern energy-efficient building design. Your air conditioner blows outside air into your building, but the sealed building envelope doesn't allow for much air to escape. This causes poor air circulation between outside air and inside air, leading to excess humidity and causing contaminants such as particulates or chemicals in the air to accumulate in the inside air. [Read More]
How To Maintian Your Furnace Filter System
Upgrading your HVAC system can ultimately have a major impact on how much it costs to heat and cool your home. There are some basic repairs and upgrades that will make your system more efficient during both the winter and summer months. That is, you can reduce your utility bills throughout the year if you make smart, simple repairs. Replacing your air filter is easy work, but many people do it incorrectly. [Read More]
Should You Shut Off Your Furnace's Pilot Light During The Off-Season?
With the advent of the electronic igniter, the old-fashioned pilot light has fallen by the wayside as a feature on modern furnaces. If your furnace still relies on this tried-and-true method of ignition, you may be wondering if you should extinguish your pilot light during the warm weather months or let it burn all year long. The following offers a few detailed benefits and caveats of each choice. Your Pilot Light Could Cost You Extra Money [Read More]