April 6, 2018

The Importance of Cleaning Your A/C’s Condensate Drain Line

Your HVAC system plays an important role in maintaining a comfortable level of relative humidity in your home. That’s crucial in our climate, especially during our humid summers. Too much humidity can make us feel warmer, spurring the need to turn down the thermostat and quickly cool off — thus, wasting energy. To ensure that your air conditioner is able to maintain the right level of humidity, your condensate drain line should be cleaned annually. Here’s why. Condensation and the […]
March 29, 2018

4 HVAC Add-Ons to Consider

Your HVAC equipment keeps your home comfortably warm or cool, but when your system is equipped with an HVAC add-on, it can provide more than just basic heating or cooling. The array of HVAC add-ons available today are designed with convenience in mind, and they can help you save energy, boost your indoor air quality and provide better temperature and humidity control for greater comfort. Here are four HVAC add-ons that are worth considering: House-Wide Humidity Control High humidity during […]
March 28, 2018

Use This Spring HVAC Checklist

It’s hard to predict when you’ll want to turn on the air conditioner to combat an early heat wave. This spring HVAC checklist will help you get your A/C ready for warm weather. Getting it ready for the long cooling season ahead will cut energy costs and might prevent system problems when you most need home cooling.   Check the air filter and replace it if it’s dirty. Make a note to inspect the filter routinely throughout the cooling season. […]
March 22, 2018

HVAC Questions: When to Leave Interior Doors Open

As a homeowner, you’ve heard conflicting advice about energy-saving practices, like whether or not to leave the doors open to infrequently-used rooms. You may have heard that shutting interior doors can reduce your HVAC equipment’s workload and energy consumption, but is this true? The Questionable “Logic” Behind Closing Some Doors Some say that shutting the doors to unoccupied rooms prevents the waste of conditioned air where it’s not really needed. Others will tell you that with the doors shut, your […]