Are You Comfortable in Your Own Home? HVAC Tips

Regardless of the temperature outside, your heating and cooling equipment should keep you comfortable inside throughout the year. However, if you home never seems to reach that “magic” temperature, there may be a number of issues contributing to the problem. In many cases, it could be your HVAC system – but, be sure to try the tips here before calling for help. Continue reading “Are You Comfortable in Your Own Home? HVAC Tips”

Bad HVAC Habits: Don’t Put this Huge Home Investment at Risk!

If you are like most people, you want to ensure your home’s HVAC system lasts and runs efficiently for absolutely as long as possible. However, if you want to ensure this is possible, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. Continue reading “Bad HVAC Habits: Don’t Put this Huge Home Investment at Risk!”

The Fall Allergies Fight: It Starts with Your Home’s Heating System

Do you know what the best line of defense against uncomfortable temperatures and subpar indoor air quality is? It’s your HVAC system, of course! Gas furnaces, air handlers, air conditioners and heat pumps are all built with components that can significantly improve the quality of the air inside your home – and make your home more comfortable than ever before. Continue reading “The Fall Allergies Fight: It Starts with Your Home’s Heating System”

Snow and Your HVAC Unit: Important Information to Know

Are you hoping that this year, more snow will be in the forecast? Living in Kansas City, there’s a good chance it will happen. After all, there’s nothing like a cold, snowy winter’s night and we’ve already had two! However, while this may create a magical atmosphere, there are some things you need to keep in mind when it comes to your home’s comfort equipment – especially if you have a heat pump. Learn about snow and your HVAC unit here. Continue reading “Snow and Your HVAC Unit: Important Information to Know”

5 Ways to Stay Cool and Save Money with Your AC

When the temperatures go up outside, if you are like most people, you’ll retreat indoors to remain cool and comfortable. At this point, your home’s air conditioner will be your best friend. Unfortunately, blasting this cool air all summer long can result in rather costly cooling bills. Continue reading “5 Ways to Stay Cool and Save Money with Your AC”

Is Your AC Leaking Refrigerant? 5 Signs to Watch For

One of the most common issues experienced by any air conditioning system is a refrigerant leak. The job of the refrigerant is to cool your home by removing the warm air inside your AC system and relocating it outside. However, for several reasons, the refrigerant may begin to leak. Not only can a refrigerant leak cause efficiency and performance issues, but it can also cause serious health problems for anyone exposed to the problem. Continue reading “Is Your AC Leaking Refrigerant? 5 Signs to Watch For”

Reasons to Avoid Closing the Vents in Unused Rooms

There is some old, but misleading advice out there that states you should close the air conditioning vents in any room you aren’t using. With this being said, you should know that it will help to reduce your energy costs, because you are only cooling the rooms you use. Even though this sounds good in theory, it may have the opposite effect – or worse. Continue reading “Reasons to Avoid Closing the Vents in Unused Rooms”

SEER Ratings: What They Mean and Why They Matter

If you have shopped for a new air conditioning unit recently or a heat pump, then you have likely encountered the term “SEER.” When you are dealing with all sorts of other technical terminology that is unfamiliar, you may or may not have understood how important this particular acronym actually is. To help simplify what is often a complicated process, it’s important for you to learn what a SEER ratings are and why it is important.

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Lower Your Heating and Cooling Costs with Smart Landscaping

Did you know the way you landscape your yard can impact your home’s energy costs throughout the year? When you learn to arrange your plants properly, you can not only transform your lawn into a beautiful oasis, but also reduce your cooling and heating costs. If you are ready to begin saving right now, use these energy-efficient landscaping tips. Continue reading “Lower Your Heating and Cooling Costs with Smart Landscaping”