ventilation

August 23, 2012

How An Attic Fan Can Reduce Attic Heat And Humidity

Before the advent of air conditioning, attic fans or whole-house fans were the primary means used to cool residential housing. Attic temperatures can reach upwards of 150 degrees in the summertime, and an attic fan can help evacuate the hot air and humidity that can build up. When the air in your attic becomes super heated, it can drastically increase the workload on your air conditioner. When your air conditioner is working overtime to maintain a cool temperature in your home, […]
November 22, 2012

It’s Not Enough To Insulate — You Must Ventilate Too

As a homeowner in the Peachtree City area, you probably know that it’s important to thoroughly insulate your home in order to save money on energy costs and enjoy a comfortable home, but did you know you must ventilate, too? Without proper ventilation, comfort be compromised, and your family’s health may be at risk. What is ventilation, and why is it so important?  Good indoor air quality is essential to both your home and your family’s health. When moisture, carbon dioxide or other […]
May 14, 2013

Better Indoor Air Quality: These HVAC Upgrades Can Help

Spring is here, and with the spring and summer humidity, rising temperatures and allure of open windows, it’s time to focus on indoor air quality. Here are some things to pay attention to in order to beat allergens and other types of indoor pollution.   Ventilation. Fresh outdoor air, especially in the tree-rich Atlanta area, can be a welcome way of flushing pollutants out of your home. Ventilation can be as simple as opening a window or as powerful as […]
February 20, 2014

Insulation Tips That’ll Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

Even though winters in Georgia are relatively mild, if your home is not properly insulated, you may be wasting a significant amount of money not only on heat during the winter, but also on cooling during the summer. Adding insulation is a cost-effective way to make your home more energy efficient. It can easily be done yourself or with assistance from a contractor using the following tips. Attic Floor Because heat rises, a poorly insulated attic floor is, by far, […]