January 16, 2018

Why You Should Sync Your Home’s HVAC Systems for Optimal Efficiency

If you want to save energy, it’s vital that all your home’s systems and HVAC components are working in sync. These tips on syncing HVAC systems can make optimizing your home’s efficiency easier to accomplish and help you maximize your potential energy savings: Take Good Care of Your HVAC System Regular professional maintenance is a necessity if you want your HVAC equipment to operate efficiently. To get the full benefit, you should schedule service in the spring and fall every […]
January 18, 2018

How to Know if Your Furnace Efficiency is Right

Furnace efficiency begins with the AFUE rating determined at the factory. Short for Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency, AFUE is a percentage that expresses the amount of fuel consumed that actually produces heat versus the percentage lost during combustion and venting.   Mandated by federal regulations, today the AFUE standard efficiency rating for furnaces is 80%. More expensive high-efficiency furnaces that recover lost heat, however, come with an AFUE as high as 95%.   AFUE is simply the starting point for […]
January 23, 2018

Tips for Staying Warm in a Winter Power Outage

We’re lucky to have relatively mild winters in our region, but even here, winter storms can occasionally wreak havoc. When that happens, it’s often the case that the power goes out just when we need it the most. The anxiety that arises in these situations is compounded in that we don’t know when it’s likely to come back on. Here are some of the reasons a power outage may occur: High winds knock down power lines. Ice breaks power lines. […]
January 25, 2018

Why You Need to Change Your Air Filter Monthly in Winter

Even if you put a brand new air filter in your HVAC system before the heating season started, you’ll need to do it again soon. In fact, you should change your air filter once a month during winter. Doing so provides your HVAC system and your Peachtree City home with the following benefits. Longer HVAC Lifespan Air filters that are clogged with dirt and debris force heating systems to work that much harder. This leads to additional wear and tear […]