Heating

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 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 27, 2011

HSPF: A Rating To Weigh When You’re Going To A Heat Pump System

A heat pump system can be a very efficient way to keep your Georgia home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Besides requiring only one system to perform the work of both an air conditioner and furnace, heat pumps typically require less energy input to provide the same comfort levels inside your home. The biggest potential energy savings comes when the pump is in heating mode. This is because heap pumps do not really create heat; they […]
September 29, 2011

Remember To Put Draining The Water Heater On Your Autumn To-Do List

Autumn is beautiful in Peachtree City. The trees are turning golden, the weather is beginning to cool, and the children are back in school. As nice as it would be to just spend all of this season relaxing and enjoying ourselves, we know we have to use at least some of this time to get ready for winter. And one of the things to put on the to-do list is draining the water heater. Doing this annually will extend the […]