peachtree city

March 5, 2013

Prevent Furnace Problems with Annual Service

When you prevent furnace problems, not only do you lower your energy bills, but you also increase your safety and assure yourself that you’ll have plenty of heat when you most need it. Without routine maintenance, furnaces can go out of adjustment and dirt can build, reducing the efficiency of your system and creating the potential for indoor hazards. Furnaces exhibiting these systems need professional attention: Inadequate airflow to the registers – Forced-air systems deliver heated air through a network of […]
February 28, 2013

A Leaky Humidifier Means Trouble: Here’s What to Do

Whole-house humidifiers work well during the winter when houses are being heated and the air is dry. When they leak, they can cause substantial damage to your home. Here are a few suggestions for how to identify a problem and fix your leaky humidifier.   Water pressure too high – This is a simple fix, so check this first. It should be no higher than 125psi. If you find it is higher, simply reducing it may fix your problem. Drain line […]
February 26, 2013

Energy Tax Credits May Be the Boost You Need to Make That Upgrade

When Congress approved the legislative package to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” it was good news for homeowners in the greater Peachtree City area. The package reinstated the 2011 25C energy tax credits from January 1, 2012, to December 31, 2013. This is a great opportunity to use those tax credits to upgrade to high-efficiency HVAC equipment. The reinstatement of 25C covers high-efficiency HVAC equipment including furnaces and air conditioners. As a bonus, any installations of high-efficiency HVAC equipment made during 2012 […]
February 21, 2013

Energy Recovery Ventilation Systems in Your Georgia Home: ERVs or HRVs May Be the Answer

In many ways, the measure of your day-to-day home comfort is linked to adequate whole-house ventilation to remove stale indoor air, allergens, harmful gases and germs, and by providing optimally humidified air for you to enjoy. Whole-house energy recovery ventilation systems perform these exact tasks to supply your Georgia home with fresh outdoor air regardless of outside weather conditions, with modest, if any, added energy costs. Whole-house ventilation systems Energy recovery ventilators (ERVs) and heat recovery ventilators (HRVs) are mechanical […]