Summer is coming to an end, and it is almost time for fall. For most, the autumn season is a welcome break from the heat, but this time of the year can also strain your energy bill. Cooler weather means that you will be running your heat more often.
Air conditioners are undoubtedly significant appliances and a common sight in many American households. They have proved efficient and reliable in improving indoor air quality. Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems enable you to control a given space’s temperature.
As with many things in life, your HVAC system has many different filter options to choose from. Understanding the different types of filters available and how they work is necessary for choosing the right one to fit your needs.
Air conditioners have improved a lot in the last few years. The best units are more efficient and are built to last. However, as good as these units are they do not last forever.
If you're new to owning a home or simply are taking over the task of caring for your HVAC system, then you need to know the difference between preventative maintenance and seasonal tune-ups. As a general rule of thumb, preventative maintenance are the things that you should be doing as a homeowner to protect your HVAC system. Seasonal tune-ups should be performed by licensed HVAC professionals.
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The MERV rating on an air filter shows how efficient it is for removing particulates of different sizes. The ratings start at 1 and go up to 16, with 1 being the least efficient and 16 the most efficient.
No one likes to spend their money on wasted energy during the cold winter, so what can you do to save energy in the home and keeping your hard-earned money for yourself?
As many as 50 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies each spring and fall. Allergies cause sneezing, coughing, and phlegm irritations. While allergies can be caused by blooming plants and household pets, there are other more insidious causes. Here’s more information about non-natural causes and how to fix them.