October 15, 2021
Variable-speed air handlers can save money, reduce noise, reduce humidity, improve air quality, and make a home more comfortable.
April 27, 2021
Ductwork moves air from your home’s HVAC system to all the rooms in your living space. When you first turn on your A/C or furnace, you might notice a musty or foul odor permeating out. If that odor persists, you should address the problem immediately. Taking action to remove air duct odors can help your …
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November 6, 2018
Suspecting that you have a dead mouse in the ductwork sits high on the list of things homeowners never want to deal with, but it could happen. The smell alone is all the evidence you need that your once clean ductwork needs immediate attention.
August 30, 2018
The appearance of vent moisture around the HVAC system supply vents in one or more rooms may be unexplained but it is not uncommon. The vents may simply feel damp to the touch or they may actually be dripping water. In certain cases, dark stains may appear on the wall around the vent due to …
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December 26, 2017
The easiest way to cut home heating and cooling bills is to check your insulation and add more if it’s lacking. In the Orlando area, homes have insulation in the attic, around the ductwork and inside the exterior walls. It’s the first and most effective step to improve your home’s overall energy efficiency.
December 22, 2016
Professional home energy tests are the best way to learn how your house could be more efficient so you can save money on utility bills and reduce your carbon footprint. Although professional audits can pay for themselves as you correct energy loss, another option might be to conduct your own energy tests. Here are a …
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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.
December 22, 2015
One of the deciding factors about whether to replace your ductwork, or at least have it repaired or modified, is the quality of home comfort. Problem air ducts contribute to uneven temperatures in your home that no thermostat adjustment can efficiently solve. Read on to learn what good duct design is all about, and if …
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September 22, 2015
So you’ve found air leaks in your home’s envelope. Now what do you do? The next step is air-sealing them to improve energy efficiency. With a few exceptions, it’s fairly easy and straightforward to seal leaks with common materials available on the market.