It’s an unfortunate fact that some HVAC contractors are more focused on sales than customer service. Reputable contractors aren’t just selling equipment and services — they want to form long-term relationships with satisfied customers. If you encounter an HVAC salesperson who’s only focused on meeting a sales quota, here’s how to handle the pressure.
A well-maintained HVAC system can bring you reliable comfort throughout the muggy Dayton summers and crisp, cold winters. To take care of your system right, though, you’ll need to know a little about what it needs.
Heat pump ratings are helpful metrics for comparing the relative energy efficiency of different makes and models. By evaluating energy consumption, you can also get a general idea of estimated operating costs.
If you’re looking to upgrade your current programmable thermostat, then you might want to take a look at a Wi-Fi thermostat. Unlike ordinary thermostats, you can use your home’s wireless Internet network to control your Wi-Fi thermostat no matter where you are. So if you’re on vacation, at work or outside relaxing, you can adjust […]
If you’re like most homeowners, you take your home’s air distribution system for granted. As long as the ductwork is delivering conditioned air where it’s supposed to go, why worry? Yet, the type of ducts installed in your home, as well as the way the network is designed, can have an appreciable effect on energy […]
When you’re changing your clocks for Daylight Saving Time, it’s a good reminder to tackle other household chores like installing new batteries in all your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms. You can also use a spring forward reminder to make sure your HVAC system is in optimal condition by taking care of the following […]
A person can be forgiven for not knowing much about their home’s air duct system. It plays a vital role in the home’s forced-air heating and cooling system, performing its job quietly and without much attention. The return air ducts in an HVAC system are especially liable to get taken for granted, even though their […]
There’s a good news, bad news aspect to modern home construction. On the one hand, tight construction practices ensure optimum energy efficiency for long-term savings on utility bills. The bad news is that an airtight home tends to trap dirty air and degrade indoor air quality, threatening the health of home occupants. Fortunately, a variety […]