ventilation

May 14, 2015

Lower Cooling Costs With These Helpful Tips

With another hot, humid summer looming, now’s the time to implement some smart strategies for keeping your cooling bills in check. These tips can help you enjoy a more comfortable home and lower cooling costs when the temperatures soar. Install a programmable thermostat. Using a programmable thermostat to automate eight-hour temperature adjustments daily throughout the cooling season can cut your utility bills by one percent for every single-degree change in setting. Seal and insulate ductwork. Leaky, uninsulated ducts can rob […]
May 19, 2015

3 Home Ventilation Options to Cool Your Peachtree City Home

When you think of ways to keep your Peachtree City home cool, your thoughts probably go immediately to air conditioning. It’s certainly effective, but it’s not the most energy efficient way to keep the interior comfortable. On mild spring days and summer nights in Georgia, you can use home ventilation to cool off. Here are three options. Natural Ventilation On cool spring days, staying comfortable is often as simple as opening the windows and doors to let in a breeze. […]
May 28, 2015

Ways to Conserve Energy in Your Peachtree City Home This Summer

Are you tired of paying high energy bills to keep your home cool this summer? If so, now’s the time to plan and implement some energy-saving strategies. Try these easy and effective suggestions to conserve energy without sacrificing comfort. Use Ventilation and Fans Turn on your ceiling fans with the blades spinning counter-clockwise and you can comfortably increase the A/C temperature setting by a few degrees to save energy. During milder weather, leave the fans running but shut off the A/C […]
September 24, 2015

What Are Some Signs Your Home Has a Humidity Problem?

Home humidity problems degrade indoor air quality, increase energy bills, and may actually damage your home and possessions. High indoor humidity also encourages the growth and spread of many microorganisms that affect health and comfort. Look for the following signs to determine if you have a home humidity problem. Mold and Mildew High indoor humidity invites mold and mildew development. Black, green, and pink spots on walls and ceilings are sure indicators you have a home humidity problem. Even common […]