September 21, 2017

Can You Save Money with a Smart Home?

Homeowners today can take advantage of some impressive advancements in smart home technology that significantly boost comfort and convenience. Innovations like the following can also bring you smart home savings on your energy consumption and lower your household operating costs. HVAC Controls Programmable thermostats used to be the energy-saving standard for HVAC controls, but they’re limited by the settings you enter. In contrast, smart thermostats learn your energy use habits, then fine-tune them. Your intelligent thermostat is continuously sensing your […]
September 26, 2017

Transitioning from Cooling to Heating with Your HVAC

The arrival of fall weather tells you that it’ll soon be time to transition your HVAC from cooling to heating. Getting a head start by taking the following steps now can make transitioning seasons smoother, and let you rest easy knowing your heating system will work efficiently and reliably through the winter. Ensure Good Airflow At Your Registers It’s important that your HVAC registers are unobstructed and open to maintain balanced pressure in the HVAC system and prevent a drop […]
September 28, 2017

Tip to Prepare Your Home’s HVAC for Winter

Cold weather may still be a few months away, but it’s not too early to start getting your heating system ready for the cooler season. Here are some tips you can use for effective HVAC winter prep: Change the air filters It’s always a good idea to start a new season with fresh, clean air filters in your HVAC system. Filters improve indoor air quality by trapping and holding particles of dust, pollen, fibers, and other material. If your air […]
October 3, 2017

What Temperature is Best for Pumpkin Decorations?

Halloween is coming, and you’re eager to get your decorations out. In particular, you want to start carving pumpkins. But how long will they last? Fall brings a number of air quality concerns that can wreak havoc with your pumpkin carving and your daily life. Here are a few to be aware of: Temperature Changes The ideal temperature for pumpkins is between 50 and 55 degrees. That’s a little cold for your house, but they’ll generally last at least a […]