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January 17, 2017

How to Save Money and Get Better Sleep By Lowering the Temp In Your Home

Winter is a good time to improve your sleep quality and save energy by turning down the heat at night. With the drone of air conditioners running all night during the summer all but forgotten, it’s a good time to catch up on the restful sleep that cool temperatures and a quiet home foster.   Recent research conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) prove that temperatures at or below 65 degrees improve sleep. Human body temperatures drop as […]
January 12, 2017

How Dangerous is a Space Heater in Your Home?

Although we’re blessed with mild winters in the Peachtree City area, there are still times when the weather turns uncomfortably chilly. When it does, a space heater might seem like the perfect way to supplement your central heating, but there are more cons than pros to these devices. Wasted Energy and Fire Risks A portable space heater is a convenient way to get some extra warmth in a small room, such as the bathroom, but it’s one of the least […]
January 10, 2017

What’s That Furnace Odor?

Your heating system works hard to keep your Peachtree City home warm during the winter. It pulls cooler air through return ducts, heats the air and then pushes the air through supply ducts back to your living spaces. This process shouldn’t create any odors or smells in your home. So, if a furnace smell is emanating from your ducts, read on for tips on what to do to get rid of the shoo! Smell of Burning Dust When you start […]
January 5, 2017

Speak the Lingo of HVAC During Heating Season

The fact that the Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) industry identifies itself using an acronym should give you some hint that your NATE-certified HVAC contractor is probably going to use some industry lingo. Here are some of the common terms used during the heating season. Air Handler An air handler is a component of a split-system heat pump that is typically located in a closet or your basement. The air handler’s case contains a blower fan, evaporator coil, condensate […]