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September 19, 2013

A/C Maintenance Tasks to Complete Before You Close it Down for the Year

The summer heat has kept your A/C system working hard to cool your home all season. All that work can put a significant amount of stress on the system, but you can take action to help it recover with a few simple A/C maintenance tips. Clean the unit – Dust, dirt and debris can accumulate on your outdoor A/C unit and impede the crucial transfer of heat that lets the system do its job. To remedy this problem, simply give […]
September 17, 2013

10 Tips to Keep the Second Story of Your Peachtree City Home Cool

To improve your home’s comfort level, it’s important to keep the upstairs cool, which can be difficult especially if you only have one thermostat controlling temperatures throughout the house. Here are 10 simple tips to get you started: Add insulation – Heat can build up in your attic and be conducted downward into the upper floors of your home. If the attic floor is properly insulated, this thermal transfer won’t occur so readily. Air sealing in the attic is also […]
September 12, 2013

Ductwork Issues Hindering Airflow? Common Obstructions Pros Look Out For

Unless your home is new, or you have recently had your ducts redesigned, ductwork issues may be compromising your HVAC system’s efficiency. One of the most common duct issues is caused by various obstructions. Any obstruction can reduce airflow through the ducts, which forces your HVAC system to work harder in order to maintain your indoor comfort. Here are some of the common obstructions a pro will look for when evaluating ductwork issues: Air filter issues. Dirty or clogged air […]
September 10, 2013

The Blower Door Test: A Key Component of an Expert Home Energy Evaluation

A professional energy evaluation of your home could be the first step in improving the energy efficiency of your home. These evaluations include a blower door test, an assessment that pinpoints how much and where you home is leaking air (or allowing it to infiltrate). Although it’s possible to conduct your own energy audit by looking for air leaks, the professional audit will turn up those areas where air leaks occur in less obvious places. The blower door frame and […]