January 17, 2012

Furnace Replacement: A Guide To Sizing, Efficiency And Features

If furnace replacement is in your future, you need to know the three primary factors that will influence your purchase decision, in order to get a full return on your investment. Efficiency How well your new system consumes energy (its efficiency) will impact your energy bills over the life of the system. And with furnaces generally lasting about 15 years, you don’t want to skimp on efficiency. You’ll need to look for the annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) rating, which […]
September 6, 2012

5 Air Filter Efficiency Factors To Help You Choose A Better Filter

When it comes to indoor air quality, and especially the presence of allergy-causing or disease-carrying particles in the air, your first and best line of defense is a good HVAC air filter. Not all air filters are equal, though; there can be vast differences in air filter efficiency between different models. To determine which filter will do the best air-cleaning job for your Georgia home, there are five air filter efficiency factors to consider: Efficiency. The overall air filter efficiency rating […]
October 23, 2012

Buying Air Filters? Check These Ratings First

If the indoor air quality of your Peachtree City home is important to you, you probably know that air filters are one of the best ways to keep your air clean. However, you may not know how to choose the best air filters for your HVAC equipment. Air filters have a variety of ratings that help you determine which filter best suits your needs. Here’s a rundown of the different types of ratings. MERV: Probably the most familiar rating, MERV stands […]
December 17, 2015

Want to Perform a Home Energy Evaluation? Use this Checklist

For homeowners who want to save money on their monthly energy usage, a home energy evaluation is an excellent first step. This type of evaluation shows you where you are using or losing energy and gives you the opportunity to correct problems that can drive your costs up. Check the insulation: Insulation keeps warm air inside during the winter and outside during the summer. Check your walls, ceilings, floors, foundation, attic, and basement for the proper amount of insulation. Pay […]