December 8, 2016
The ductwork is a vital component of a home’s HVAC system that often doesn’t get a lot of attention, but it plays a key role how well the system functions. Old ductwork can contribute to a loss of energy efficiency, high heating and cooling costs, a decline in comfort and even poor air quality.
January 14, 2016
If you find it difficult to keep your home comfortable during the winter months, the culprit may be your HVAC system’s ductwork. When you have tight ducts, you’ll enjoy the following things.
July 2, 2015
Rattling and clamoring noises from air vents are telltale signs of duct problems. Not only is that noise costing you energy dollars and contributing to discomforts in the home, duct problems contribute in a significant way to poor indoor air quality (IAQ). Following are a few examples.
September 18, 2014
There are many ways you can improve your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). Some homeowners buy a new filtration system, others put in a wide variety of air-cleaning plants, while some try to improve the condition of their existing HVAC system. One of the most common issues that hinders IAQ is having dirty ductwork, which …
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December 15, 2011
Indoor air quality is sometimes more polluted than the outdoor air. The Environmental Protection Agency recommends three strategies be put into place in your home to improve your indoor air quality and prevent symptoms associated with allergies, asthma and respiratory illness from occurring.
October 13, 2011
In homes with systems other than forced-air heating, such as radiant panels, space heaters, and hydronic systems, ductless mini-split heat pumps are a great option for your home addition or new construction project. Like a standard heat pump, mini-splits have both an outdoor and indoor unit linked by a conduit.
October 4, 2011
Ductwork plays an important part in home energy efficiency, safety, comfort and air quality. If your ductwork isn’t sealed tightly, you are not only losing air, but also air quality and money.
September 29, 2011
With winter on the way, it’s time to make sure your home is ready for the cold weather that is approaching. These energy saving tips will help you stay warm this season as well as save you money all year round.
July 28, 2011
When was the last time you had your heating, ventilation and air-conditioning system serviced or repaired? If you really can’t remember, it’s likely that your HVAC system is not functioning efficiently. This means it’s costing you more money than it should be, and that it may be time to start thinking about buying some new …
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June 30, 2011
There are many more factors that can affect indoor air quality than you might think. Some are simply annoying, but others can pose serious health risks, especially for people who are sensitive to certain pollutants. However, in most cases it’s possible to minimize or entirely avoid problems by taking the right steps. Most of these steps are things …
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