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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 […]
January 26, 2016

Finding the Best Possible HVAC Contractor

It’s important to choose the most qualified and competent HVAC contractor in your area because your comfort, safety and energy bills depend on how well they do their jobs. Heating and cooling systems are complex and expensive, and their performance and durability depend on the quality of service the contractor provides. Current licensing, bonding and insurance. The state of Georgia requires all HVAC contractors to have either a Class 1 or 2 license to practice. A Class 2 license allows […]