May 10, 2018

HVAC Tips and Maintenance for Homes with Pets

If you have four-legged companions in your home, you may not realize that a pet can put added strain on your HVAC system. Pet dander, hair and the dust and dirt that’s brought indoors on furry paws can increase how much care your equipment needs, especially when it’s already working extra hard during our extended cooling season. If yours is one of the many Peachtree City homes with pets, here’s what you can do to minimize any adverse impact on […]
May 15, 2018

Fun Ways to Teach Kids about HVAC and Energy Efficiency

As parents, we want our kids to have fun, but we also want them to learn how to be energy-wise future Peachtree City homeowners. Teaching kids about HVAC and energy efficiency now will give them practical knowledge they can put to good use when they own a home. Here are some suggestions on how to make learning about efficiency and HVAC more enjoyable: Make HVAC Maintenance Memorable When you have an HVAC maintenance visit planned, ask your technician if the […]
May 17, 2018

Are HVAC and A/C Synonymous? 

When it comes to HVAC terms, you’ve probably heard some used interchangeably, so it may seem that they’re synonymous. Two such terms are “HVAC” and “A/C,” and learning their exact meanings can help you better understand the particular equipment in your home comfort system, and how you can keep everything operating reliably and efficiently with regular preventive care. What HVAC Means The term “HVAC” is an acronym for heating, ventilation and air conditioning, and it’s usually used to describe the […]
May 22, 2018

How to Avoid Short Cycling

If your cooling system always starts up, runs for a brief time, then shuts off, you’re experiencing an issue known as “short cycling.” This situation can affect your comfort, energy bills and your HVAC equipment’s life expectancy, so it’s important to know how to avoid it. Why Cycle Duration Matters Normally, an air conditioner or heat pump cycles on, runs until the temperature setting on the thermostat is reached, then cycles off again. When the room temperature rises, the cycle […]