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January 7, 2014

Three HVAC Contractor Practices to Avoid

Most homeowners understand the value of a regular professional service regime for their HVAC installation, and it’s a given that preventative maintenance pays eventual dividends. That said, with our record highs above 100 degrees here in Georgia, and the record low set below zero, it’s easy to envision cases where system failure could constitute an emergency. If the company you call is unscrupulous, that necessity could put you at risk from scams. Knowing the “red flags” is important, and these […]
January 2, 2014

Insulating R-Values Can Vary More Than You Think

Insulation is a necessity year-round, keeping heat inside your home during the winter and keeping heat out through the sweltering Georgia summer. Any homeowner who has recently installed insulation should be familiar with R-values (“R” standing for “resistance”), the standards by which insulation is judged. R-values provide a convenient way for consumers to assess which type of insulation provides the most resistance to heat transfer and, thus, which will best serve their needs. Yet, insulating R-values don’t tell the whole […]
December 31, 2013

Your Gas-Fueled Tankless Water Heater: Key Venting Factors

Many homeowners are making the switch to tankless water heating in their homes these days. A tankless water heater can provide big energy savings because it doesn’t need to expend fuel keeping a tank of water hot constantly. Tankless units can provide a continuous supply of hot water on demand due to their unique design, which heats water instantaneously. The tankless water heater is also a space-saver, taking up much less room than a standard tank model. Tankless water heaters […]
December 26, 2013

Your Condensing Gas Furnace and Key Installation Considerations

Replacing your old furnace with a modern condensing gas furnace is a wise choice. Your next step, after selection but before the unit is installed in your home, is to educate yourself about installation in your Peachtree City area home. Your Contractor Use a contractor whose technicians are NATE certified. North American Technician Excellence (NATE) certification should assure you the technicians for your condensing gas furnace installation have been tested to the highest standards. Talk to your contractor about previous […]