IAQ – Indoor Air Quality

October 4, 2011

Picking A MERV Filter: So What Do Those Numbers Mean, Anyway?

As you already know, living in northwestern Georgia means living with tons of airborne allergens, especially pollen. When you have trouble breathing outside, you want to make sure the air inside your home is as clean as possible. You can improve your indoor air quality by looking for air filters with high MERV ratings. Before you look for an air filter with a high MERV rating, ask your HVAC contractor to check your system. An air filter that is very efficient […]
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 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 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 […]