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February 9, 2016

Things to Keep in Mind When You’re Installing a Furnace

If you’re undertaking a furnace installation in the near future, there are a number of considerations you’ll want to take into account. Not all furnaces are the same, nor are all homes. The furnace you have installed needs to match your home’s heating needs, among other factors. Consider the following before a furnace installation: Fuel source — Different furnaces burn different fuels, including natural gas, fuel oil and propane. Electric furnaces and heat pumps also are available. The natural gas […]
February 4, 2016

Ways to Alleviate the Load on Your Furnace

To save energy this winter, your primary goal should be to reduce the heating load on your central heating system, whether it’s a furnace or a heat pump. The heating load is the amount of energy that’s required to make your Georgia home feel comfortable, and reducing that load is essential if you want lower heating bills. But how do you do it? Following are some tactics for reducing the workload (aka heating load) on your heating system. The bonus […]
February 2, 2016

How to Know if it’s Good Ductwork Design

Most American homes use forced-air heating and cooling. Air is conditioned by a furnace, A/C, or heat pump, then distributed to rooms in the home via a powerful blower fan and a network of ducts. While this is a time-tested way to heat or cool a home, ducts tend to deteriorate and leak over time. If they’re not properly designed or installed, the delivery of conditioned air can be compromised from the very beginning. This is why proper duct design […]
January 28, 2016

Proper Attic Insulation Can Help Save You Energy

Many homeowners are unaware of the importance of adequate attic insulation. Inadequate insulation can be responsible for drafts, high utility bills and unexplained heat loss. Here is some basic information about attic insulation to help you understand how it can benefit your home. Insulation Types Rolls and batts are generally made from rock wool or fiberglass. Their flexibility makes them practical for placing between attic or floor joists and between wall studs. Loose-fill insulation is a type of attic insulation […]