Increase the Lifespan of Your Air-Conditioning System with Ductwork Zone Dampers

Zone dampers are devices that are installed in air-conditioning ductwork to regulate the supply of cool air to a building. When closed, they restrict air supply to a given room. Opening the dampers usually allows the affected air duct to supply air to a specific room. The control that these devices have on air supply usually allows a building owner to not only limit the supply of cool air to rooms that need air conditioning but also ensures a balanced distribution of the cooling effect of an air conditioner throughout a given building. Read More 

Three Ways To Improve AC Efficiency

Running an AC unit all summer is both necessary and expensive. In fact, an air conditioner is one of the most expensive home appliances to operate. In order to save money on operating costs and to save wear and tear on your AC system, you need to look at your AC unit not as your home's sole defense against the heat and instead as only a part of your home's defense against the heat. Read More 

Air Conditioner Troubleshooting: Quick Fixes For A Continuously Running Blower Fan

The blower unit is tasked with forcing air throughout the air conditioning system. This usually ensures that there is always a sufficient amount of air available for cooling at the evaporator coil area. It also helps to avoid air conditioner complications, such as air conditioner coil icing, that can heavily affect the operational efficiency of the air conditioning system. However, no airflow is needed when the air conditioning system isn't running. Read More 

3 Ways That Solar Energy Can Be Incorporated Into The Heating Of Your Home

Heating your home can be a major expense, especially if you use gas or oil. Today, modern heating systems are much more efficient, but you still may want to consider different ways that you can improve the efficiency of your heating. Using solar energy to heat your home can be a great option, and there are many different ways that solar energy can be incorporated into home heating. This can be something as simple as a passive home design, or more involved solutions like solar water heaters or using solar panels to power different aspects of your heating. Read More 

Ready To Take The Antiquated Radiators Out And Install Something Else? How Ductless Mini Splits May Be The Solution

Many old homes still rely on an antiquated boiler and radiator system. While this may be a neat way to examine the history of heating and cooling, it may no longer be the most effective or efficient way of keeping your old home cool or warm. If you are ready to remove the radiators and boiler system, but you are not sure what to put in its place, you may want to consider ductless mini splits. Read More