Heating

September 6, 2011

No Ducts, No A/C, No Problem; Try Zoning Systems

Zoning systems allow you to control the temperature in various areas of your home, providing you with an energy saving method while keeping everyone in your house comfortable. The temperature on your thermostat is read ‘at’ the thermostat, which means that may not be the true temperature in other areas of your house. Basements may be cooler than the main floor and second floor rooms may be hotter, because heat rises. This can waste energy and leave areas that are […]
September 8, 2011

Get Ventilation And Energy Savings With Solar Attic Fans

When heat and moisture accumulate inside the attic of your home, the result can be a variety of problems. Warmth and dampness encourage the growth of mold and mildew, which can damage the roof and walls of your attic and destroy insulation. Mold spores can move from your attic down into your home. Heat can also seep down into your home causing your air conditioner to work harder. The solution is increasing the ventilation by increasing airflow and, in the […]
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 […]
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 […]