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August 21, 2012

Airflow And Refrigerant Charge: Has Your System Been Set Up For Optimal Efficiency?

Whether you have an air conditioner or a heat pump, airflow and refrigerant charge require regular maintenance in order for your system to deliver optimal home comfort at maximum energy efficiency. Basics of heat exchange For cooling, HVAC systems remove heat from your home until the thermostat set point is reached. Unhindered airflow and correct refrigerant charge are needed for this process to go smoothly. The natural properties of refrigerant allow it to extract heat from your home at the […]
August 14, 2012

Thinking Of Adding Insulation? The Attic Is A Cost-Effective Place To Start

If your home is too cold in the winter and too hot in the summer, it’s a good time to inspect your insulation. Adding insulation to your attic is a good place to start, is a fairly easy process and can save you money quickly on your utility bills. There are many types of insulation on the market, but there are certain kinds that are better for attics, especially in an existing home, than others. All insulation has an insulation […]
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 […]
August 25, 2011

Preventive Maintenance Plans Save You Money And Keep Systems Running Smoothly

Are preventative maintenance plans for your HVAC system worth the money? Just ask anyone in your neighborhood whose air conditioner failed in the past month or two. Georgia in the summer is not the sort of place where you can just open a couple of windows to keep cool. Regular maintenance by trained technicians can detect weak areas in your system, or fix minor problems before those problems become major. Beyond changing the filters – an important task that most folks do […]