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August 11, 2015

Tips for Improving IAQ Throughout Your Peachtree City Home

If the air quality in your Peachtree City home is poor, it can aggravate the symptoms of allergies, asthma, colds and other respiratory problems, or even cause life-threatening illnesses due to high levels of airborne toxins. By improving indoor air quality throughout your home, you can protect your family’s health and make your home more comfortable. Bedrooms Choose bedding that’s hypoallergenic, including mattress and box spring covers. Wash sheets, pillow covers and blankets weekly in water that’s 130 degrees or […]
August 6, 2015

Here’s Why You Should Look for HVAC Products With the Energy Star Logo

The federal Energy Star program, which is administered by the Environmental Protection Agency, recognizes products that are designed to be significantly more efficient than competing products with similar features, reducing energy usage and operating costs. Products that meet these specifications display the Energy Star logo, and choosing an Energy Star-qualified HVAC system has several advantages. Lower Operating Costs Choosing a cooling or heating system that features the Energy Star logo will reduce cooling or heating costs significantly. The average Energy […]
August 4, 2015

How to Prevent Excessive Heat Gain in Your Home

When the outdoor temperature rises, your home’s cooling system has to work hard to keep things cool indoors. If you haven’t taken steps to prevent heat gain, your air conditioner must work even harder, and you’ll see the effects of this on your energy bills and your level of home comfort. Read on to learn more about this issue and how to prevent it in your home. What’s Heat Gain? Heat gain refers to the heat your home acquires through infiltration of hot air […]
July 30, 2015

Do You Know About the 3 Types of Heating and Cooling Loads?

To handle the Peachtree City summer heat and winter chill efficiently, your cooling and heating equipment must be correctly sized. This requires your technician to accurately calculate your home’s heating and cooling loads. A “load” is the amount of heat energy that has to be removed from or added to a space to keep it at a comfortable temperature. There are three types of loads. Design Load This refers to the home’s heating and cooling loads during the weather conditions […]