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March 21, 2019

Your Spring HVAC Preparation To-Do List

The arrival of spring signals that it’s time to get your HVAC system ready for the coming cooling season. Preparing your HVAC before the heat and humidity settle in primes it to run efficiently and reliably, so you can enjoy a comfortable home all summer long. Here are some key spring HVAC tasks to tackle: Replace Your Air Filter A clean air filter helps maintain the airflow that keeps your HVAC system working properly. Going forward, check the filter every […]
March 19, 2019

How Furniture Can Affect Your HVAC

Technology has advanced to the point where energy efficient furniture does exist. It can store and release energy to charge batteries, run lights, or provide the same HVAC effects your furnace or A/C does. While it’s not ready for the market yet, it shows that furniture is, and will continue to be, a part of the home that can contribute to your comfort. Comfort and Heat Some products used in homes offer more comfort than others, especially with regard to […]
March 14, 2019

What’s Involved in Laundry Room Ventilation?

Adequate laundry room ventilation makes a difference in this humid climate, especially as the weather heats up and the humidity builds and doing the laundry creates plenty of both. Between the warming weather and the conditions in the laundry room, it could become uncomfortable and unhealthy. Dryer Venting The first step in assessing the condition of the laundry room is to look at the dryer’s venting. The hose should vent to the outdoors and be no longer than 25 feet. […]
March 12, 2019

How Does Color Affect Temperature?

For centuries, people have equated colors with temperature effects. Darker colors represent the cooler months when we need to supplement home heat. Light colors reflect heat and are the colors of spring and summer when heat reflection and dissipation is desirable. Colors and Degree Days Over the last five years, the Peachtree City area has needed more home heating than cooling by about one-third. The Weather Service collects temperature highs and lows, along with degree days. They use equipment to […]