Once a rare feature in private homes, a standby generator has become standard equipment at many residences. This is largely due to increasing reliance on electricity to sustain normal life. An interruption of the power grid incapacitates vital functions in your house and may make the residence uninhabitable until power is restored. Increasing utility blackouts and brownouts, as well as …
Tired Of Repairing An Old Furnace? Consider The Benefits Of Upgrading
If you are regularly pouring money into your furnace for repairs, the time has come to consider an upgrade. By replacing your old furnace with a newer, high-efficiency model, you can save money and ensure your family’s comfort.
Using UV Lights To Improve Indoor Air Quality
A UV (ultraviolet) light purifier is a great option for homeowners who want to improve their indoor air quality. Ultraviolet light is a safe form of radiation that can destroy organic matter. Put simply, a UV purifier kills organisms in the air. The goal is to eradicate bacteria, mold and viruses that can cause illness or allergic reactions.
Thinking Of Insulating Your Home? Consider Types And Applications
When thinking of insulating your home, there are a few things to consider before starting the project. Some types of insulation must be applied during the initial building phase, some types can be done as a do-it-yourself project and some types can only be done with specialized tools and machines. You will have to decide which type is right for …
Why You Should Consider An HVAC Maintenance Agreement
Your HVAC system is an integral part of your home, contributing to your comfort, safety and indoor air quality. Because we rely so heavily on our equipment, it’s important that it be properly maintained. The easiest way to do so is through an HVAC maintenance agreement. Here is why such an agreement will benefit you, and your equipment:
3 Attic Durability Strategies That Will Reduce Moisture Problems And Energy Loss
You may not spend any of your time in the attic, but you need to take steps to ensure attic durability if you want to prevent structural damage and keep heating and cooling costs down. Here are three strategies to reduce moisture problems and energy loss.
What A Red-Tagged Furnace Means To Your Future
If a utility company representative or HVAC professional red-tags your furnace, this means that your furnace is disconnected from its power or fuel source and shut down from operation due to it being unsafe to operate. You cannot legally run a red-tagged furnace until the furnace has been professionaly repaired or replaced. Needless to say, this interuption can be a major inconvenience …
Heat Pump Efficiency — Terms, Parts And Features You Should Know
Heat pumps are an attractive option to homeowners looking to reduce heating and cooling costs. Capable of heating your home in winter and cooling it in the summer, heat pumps rely on the physical movement of heat from one location to another instead of burning fuel to alter the indoor temperature. The end result is climate-control technology that outputs up …