April 7, 2022

Find Out How Balance Dampers Work for Your HVAC Unit

Often, when people have rooms they don’t use much, they’ll close the vents in those rooms so HVAC air doesn’t flow to it. However, closing the vents doesn’t save any energy. What it does do is increase the pressure in your ductwork, which can cause leaks and damage your HVAC system. If you want to adjust the flow of air through your home, you should use balance dampers instead. What Are Balance Dampers? Dampers are mechanisms inside your ductwork that control airflow. […]
May 5, 2022

Do You Know How the Fan Brand You Choose Affects Cooling?

  Another hot, Georgia summer is on its way. Meanwhile, energy costs are climbing. If you’re looking to save while simultaneously reducing your carbon footprint and staying cool, you’ll want to invest in a fan. Which fan brand will best meet your needs? Here are a few of our favorite fan brands on the market today. Lasko Oscillating Tower Fan. Of good quality and reasonably priced, this oscillating fan comes with a remote and a timer for easy control over how and when […]
September 8, 2022

Moving a Thermostat in Your Home: Is It a Wise Thing to Do?

Are you considering moving a thermostat in your home? Its present location may not be the one you prefer, particularly if it was installed before you owned the home. Whether it’s a matter of convenience or aesthetics, most thermostats can be moved to a more preferable location in the house. However, certain factors need to be taken into account before you take that step. Read on to learn some of the things you should consider when it comes to moving a thermostat. Does it clash with […]
September 15, 2022

Do You Know How to Keep Pests and HVAC Apart in Your Home?

Are you concerned about pests and HVAC? Although it’s rare, it can happen, particularly in a climate like ours that’s warm and humid, which creates a fine habitat for creepy crawlies. If you’re worried about insect pests and HVAC infiltration, read on.  What Kinds of Insects? Insect infestation in an HVAC system is rare because in most cases, the components don’t offer insects the kind of environment they need. Let’s look at the ductwork: Ducts can develop holes or cracks, or the segments may come apart. This […]