Indoor heat stress is caused by prolonged exposure to high temperatures. Regardless of your location, high temperatures can have harmful effects on your health.Experts advise taking shelter in the shade and avoiding too much exposure to the sun to prevent dangerous incidents such as fainting, dehydration and heat stroke, but did you know that heat
Mold is an enemy to air conditioning systems and homeowners alike. It not only triggers allergic reactions, but can cause damage to your HVAC unit as well. Unfortunately, mold grows easily in moisture-rich areas where dirt accumulates over time, such as your heating and cooling system.
Are you looking for a new HVAC system for your home? If you answered yes, then you may want to consider purchasing a variable-speed HVAC system. According to our HVAC maintenance experts, this type of system has a few benefits you won’t get with the usual alternatives.
Your HVAC system can keep your home comfortable all year round, but only if you take good care of it. One of the most important things you need to do to keep it in great condition is to change your filters at the right time. But when exactly is the right time? Our HVAC repair
More often than not, you have a room that’s always too hot or cold even when your HVAC system is working smoothly. This kind of imbalance is normal as it’s caused by the design of your home and the angle of the sun. However, this can cause comfort and efficiency issues, especially when you only
When it comes to HVAC system upgrades, you want to make sure that you can compensate for the expenses you’re incurring. That’s why it pays to learn which heating and cooling products can qualify for tax credits and other incentives before making a final decision on what to purchase.
Improving your home’s energy efficiency starts with the products you choose, and when it comes to HVAC systems, you always want to look for brands with an ENERGY STAR® rating. The ENERGY STAR label was established in 1992 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help you, the consumer, find products that have met federal
There comes a time in the life of every HVAC system when a replacement becomes necessary. Sometimes the signs are obvious; maybe your air conditioner has begun to emit odd sounds or smells, shown a marked drop in performance or started to require more frequent repairs. Other times, the signs may not be immediately noticeable.
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This old saying is just as true with regard to your HVAC system as with anything else. Keeping your heating and cooling units in excellent condition will not only help improve their energy efficiency, saving you money on utilities, but it can also extend the
When Daylight Saving Time (DST) was first adopted by the United States in 1918, the objective was to “preserve daylight and provide standard time for the United States” (US Congress, 1918, 1942). Today, its benefits are ignored for the most part, and most Americans simply adjust their clocks forward, albeit grudgingly, as part of the