high efficiency

May 20, 2014

Tips to Evaluating Your Air Conditioner: It May be Time to Replace It

Nothing feels better during the warm, muggy Georgia summers than coming home to a cool, comfortable home. If your air conditioner isn’t working as it should, however, you may come home one day to find that your home is hot, humid and extremely uncomfortable. By evaluating your air conditioner using the tips below, you can learn when it’s time to replace your unit without the disappointment and frustration of an unexpected breakdown. Age of the Unit When evaluating your air […]
October 16, 2012

A Buyer’s Guide To High-Efficiency Furnaces

Winter’s just around the corner. Is your furnace broken? Or are you facing an uncomfortably high energy bill in your home because your old furnace isn’t as energy efficient as it used to be? It may be time to invest in a high-efficiency furnace. Buying any HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) equipment is an investment. You want something that works well, lasts a long time, and hopefully repays some, or all, of its initial cost by lowering your utility bills. […]
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 16, 2012

Tankless Or Traditional Water Heaters — Comparing Pros And Cons

Tankless water heaters have been a feature on the European market for several decades, where they’re known as instantaneous water heaters, but they’re a relatively new innovation on the U.S. mass market. Making an informed decision between tankless and traditional water heaters means comparing pros and cons. Here are a few things to bear in mind: Delivery — Traditional water heaters can only supply a volume of water that’s limited by the size of the tank. Typically a household tank holds 50 […]