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September 12, 2019

Do You Know Enough About Your Home HVAC System? Here Are Basic Ventilation Terms

Most of us are fairly familiar with the H (heating) and the AC (air conditioning) parts of our HVAC systems, but what about the V? V stands for ventilation, and if you’re like most homeowners, you may be a bit vague on what comprises your ventilation system. Following are some ventilation terms you should know. Ventilation Terms Defined If your household has a typical central HVAC system, you will have the following components: Air supply vents — Supply vents are […]
September 10, 2019

Noisy HVAC? How to Solve a Rattling Air Duct

It’s perfectly normal for your HVAC system to make some noise, such as a hum or a whoosh as air moves through the vents. However, an unnatural sound like rattling noise in ducts could be a sign of a problem. Let’s walk you through the common causes and solutions to rattling noises in an HVAC system. Debris in Outdoor Unit Sometimes the rattling noise carried through your ducts is actually emanating from your HVAC unit. If it’s originating from your […]
September 5, 2019

Energy Efficient Home: Test Out What’s Using the Most Energy

Have you ever thought about breaking down your energy use by appliance? Doing so could reveal some startling information. And, if you act on that information, you could find ways to add money in your pocket by saving on energy consumption. It’s probably no surprise that your HVAC energy usage will be the top on the list. On average, the HVAC uses nearly half of all energy consumed in the typical American household. The other top energy users include: Water […]
September 3, 2019

How Can You Fight Mold During Mold Awareness Month

September is Mold Awareness Month, but in our damp, warm state, you should be aware of the possibility of mold taking hold in your home any month of the year. Mold is an insidious home invader, wreaking havoc on drywall, textiles, carpet and wood. Further, it can aggravate allergies and other respiratory problems. Fortunately, your HVAC system is designed to help you reduce the dampness that can lead to mold and other problems. How the HVAC Helps Prevent Mold Your […]