March 7, 2019
We all know that certain colors heat up when exposed to sunlight – that’s why we don’t walk barefoot on black asphalt in the summer. This color-temperature relationship affects your home comfort, too, and the amount you pay for heating and cooling.
February 5, 2019
Bare feet on cold floors is not a comfortable combination on a winter’s day. It’s particularly annoying when you’ve got the HVAC thermostat set to a temperature that ought to keep the whole house cozy. Still, the floor resists warming up. Because wearing socks and shoes day and night inside your home is not exactly …
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January 24, 2019
You may have heard of radiant heating and boilers and wondered if either of these heating options is a good one for your home. Nearly all homes in Florida use forced-air furnaces or heat pumps rather than boilers, and if they use radiant heat, it’s more likely in the form of space heaters.
January 17, 2019
If you’ve purchased an Orlando-area home with a boiler, or you’re considering installing radiant heating, it’s important to learn how this kind of system works and its upkeep needs. Most boilers burn gas to heat water inside a tank, which gets pumped through underfloor-tubing or piped through radiators installed in each room. Here’s what else …
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August 23, 2018
As hard as your air conditioner has worked all summer, it’s usually a good idea to schedule HVAC maintenance as the season starts to wind down. Deep cleaning and professional maintenance will help you finish out the cooling season efficiently and dependably.
August 21, 2018
Using time-variant pricing to your advantage can help save on cooling and heating costs. While your HVAC system produces consistent cooling and heating, the cost of electricity it uses isn’t consistent.
June 19, 2018
Particularly if you have a large house, making your home comfortable can be a difficult task. Upstairs is a sauna, while the basement is freezing. You may have thought about investing in a zoning system, to ensure each section gets the heating and cooling it needs. Here are some factors to consider.
April 6, 2018
It makes a lot of sense to consider switching heating systems in the spring for a few solid reasons. First, it’s not likely you’ll need to heat your home during the transition from one heating system to another. Secondly, HVAC contractors experience a lull between the heating and cooling seasons.
December 28, 2017
Considering what’s at stake when you hire a heating contractor, it’s a good idea to check their credentials and qualifications before you hire them. Home heating and cooling systems are complex and expensive, and your home comfort and energy bills depend on their performance.
December 14, 2017
Orlando homeowners have several heating system options when it’s time for a furnace replacement. Even in a mild climate like this, winters do require heating. These guidelines will help you know when it’s time and which to choose.