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May 21, 2013

Heat Pump Maintenance Will Extend the Life of Your Equipment

Heat pump maintenance is essential to the optimum efficiency and performance of your cooling and heating system. Neglecting routine heat pump maintenance can result in 10-25 percent higher energy bills as well as damage to your heat pump’s mechanical parts. Heat pump maintenance, which should be performed at least once a year by an experienced technician, will significantly extend the life span of your heat pump. While professional heat pump is necessary, there are a few things you can check […]
May 16, 2013

Air Filters: There’s More to Know Than When to Change Them

As the Atlanta area shifts from heating to cooling mode, it’s a good idea to give some thought to the air filters used in your home’s cooling system. Air filters often get even more of a workout in a steamy Georgia summer than during the winter heating months. Keeping your A/C working efficiently – and cost-effectively – is about more than simply knowing when to change your air filters. Recommended replacement schedule The U.S. Department of Energy urges homeowners to change […]
May 14, 2013

Better Indoor Air Quality: These HVAC Upgrades Can Help

Spring is here, and with the spring and summer humidity, rising temperatures and allure of open windows, it’s time to focus on indoor air quality. Here are some things to pay attention to in order to beat allergens and other types of indoor pollution.   Ventilation. Fresh outdoor air, especially in the tree-rich Atlanta area, can be a welcome way of flushing pollutants out of your home. Ventilation can be as simple as opening a window or as powerful as […]
May 9, 2013

Water Heater Maintenance: A Must for Your Spring To-Do List

It’s easy to neglect your water heater until it stops working, and by then it may be so far gone that a replacement is necessary. Water heater maintenance will help your water heater last 12 years or more and keep it operating efficiently. Since about 18 percent of your energy bill goes toward water heating, you can significantly reduce your utilities by keeping your water heater in top condition. A comprehensive water heater tune-up by a qualified HVAC professional will […]