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November 20, 2018

HVAC Control Systems: What Are They?

The words “HVAC control system” typically bring to mind the complex climate control systems that manage heating, ventilation and air conditioning in industrial or commercial buildings. These elaborate systems ensure energy efficiency and occupant comfort using software-managed sensors and controllers that continually monitor the building’s interior conditions and operate the various HVAC components. HVAC Controls Used in Homes In a home with central HVAC, the thermostat is what controls the air conditioner, furnace and the blower unit that delivers conditioned […]
October 30, 2018

New Air Conditioner? Sizing Guide

When you’re in the market for a new cooling system, nothing is quite as important as the air conditioner sizing process you’ll go through with your HVAC contractor. Cooling systems aren’t a one-size-fits all appliance. Much of how they’re sized depends on the energy efficiency of your home first, and its actual size second. The Process Reputable HVAC contractors use Manual J software to run the sizing calculation, also called a load calculation Manual J requires the following elements of […]
September 18, 2018

3 Reasons to Consider a Luxury Air Conditioner

On a hot summer day in Georgia, air conditioning can feel like the height of luxury. A nice breeze of cool air on your face… Things couldn’t get better than this. Well, in fact, they could. Have you considered a high-end air conditioner? You may think that high-end means too expensive. But in fact, the features pay for themselves over time with increased energy savings. Here are some of the benefits a luxury model can provide. Increased efficiency. The first […]
January 21, 2016

A Zoning System Can Save You Energy and Money

In the average household, heating and cooling accounts for approximately 40 percent of total annual energy consumption. If you currently have a single-zone HVAC system with one thermostat to control your furnace, heat pump or air conditioner, installing a zoning system can help you save energy and lower your annual operating costs. How Zoned Systems Work Zoned systems use motorized ductwork dampers to divide a home into multiple independent sections or zones. Each zone has a thermostat that’s wired to […]