Furnaces

September 22, 2011

Key Elements Of Ductwork Design And Installation

Your ductwork is a major component of your HVAC system and plays a large role in how efficiently it will perform. Your HVAC system can only work as efficiently as the ducts will let it. You need a well planned duct design, proper duct sealing and expert installation to ensure that you get the most from your heating and cooling equipment. The first step is determining the size of your HVAC system. Sizing has to be done first so that you don’t invest […]
September 20, 2011

Is Now The Time To Upgrade To A High-Efficiency Furnace? Do The Math

Most everyone is trying to save money these days. Sometimes people try to save money by delaying purchases or by going with the cheapest options. At Powers Heating and Air, we are definitely in favor of saving money. To do so, though, you need to consider the long-term costs involved. Sometimes going with the cheapest option or continuing with the status quo does not save you money at all. Take furnaces, for example. The cost of heating fuel has gone […]
September 15, 2011

Button Up Your Home For The Nippy Weather Ahead

Before winter hits Georgia, it’s important to make sure that your home is ready to keep out the cold weather that will be coming with it. Here are some useful tips that will help keep you and your family warm all winter long while also keeping your heating costs down. Add insulation. Make sure your walls have sufficient insulation between them and that your attic floor and basement ceiling are covered. Run fans in reverse. Setting a ceiling fan to run […]
September 13, 2011

Fall And Cooler Weather Aren’t That Far Off — Have You Scheduled Your Service Check?

Summer is winding down here in northern Georgia, and the nights are getting cooler. Before long the fall and winter heating season will be upon us. This is the perfect time to start thinking about tackling some home weatherization projects. One item that needs to go high on your to-do list is scheduling a furnace inspection. Hiring an HVAC specialist to service and inspect your furnace before you turn it on can benefit you in several ways. Let’s take a […]