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June 18, 2013

Solar Attic Fans: How They Work to Improve Home Ventilation

As the summer months quickly approach, many Georgians begin planning for refuge from the heat indoors. Some may bask in the cool of an air conditioner while others stock-up on fans and Ice Pops in preparation for the season. But, no matter how you plan on shielding your family from the heat, remember that your home could use some extra protection, too. One great way to do that is with the addition of a solar attic fan to your home. […]
June 13, 2013

HEPA Filtration Offers the Best in IAQ, But Is It too Much For Your Needs?

HEPA, or High Efficiency Particulate Air, filters are widely known as the gold standard when it comes to air quality. What many people don’t realize is that they may not always be the best choice for your residential HVAC system. There are several things to consider before you install one of these filtration systems in your home. HEPA filtration is incredibly effective at removing harmful pollutants from the air. Hospitals generally use these types of filters because of their ability […]
June 11, 2013

Don’t Neglect Load Calculations When Upgrading HVAC Equipment

Most people are careful to avoid installing an under-sized HVAC system in their house, knowing that it will struggle to keep them comfortable on the hottest or coldest days. However, it’s also important to avoid over-sized systems. They operate inefficiently, are more prone to breaking down, and aren’t as effective at removing moisture from the air in the summer. To appropriately size your HVAC system, your contractor will need to calculate the heating and cooling loads of your home. In […]
June 6, 2013

Controlling Energy Costs in Your Georgia Home Is Easy With These Tips

If a dramatic reduction in your home’s electric bill is something that would make you deliriously happy, consider addressing your HVAC system to help control energy costs in your Georgia home. Cooling and heating can add up to more than half of your home’s monthly energy use. Decrease your energy costs by increasing your HVAC’s efficiency: Maintain your system: Preventative maintenance in the form of an annual tuneup can improve efficiency and comfort. A professional will check and address leaks in […]