High-efficiency and high-MERV (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value) rating filters seem beneficial because they filter out very small particulates, such as pollen, dander, and other allergens. Yet these types of filters have some negative consequences too. Here are some benefits and drawbacks of high-efficiency and high-MERV rating filters. The Role of the Filter in HVAC The
“It started as a nagging headache,” Diane said. “And then it became worse before turning into a horror show.” It was around 9 pm on a cold December night and both of them were sitting in front of their fireplace, decompressing from the hard day’s work. The baby June was in her crib. Suddenly, Liam,
HVAC systems and appliances are a complicated type of equipment that require particular attention during maintenance. Before trying to handle any given system, ensure that you have the relevant skills and expertise. If you’re interested in a career in the HVAC industry, there are certain steps that you need to take to become certified. How
We all love a comfortable, secure, stylish home with just the right amount of heat or cold, be it a modest house or a lavish mansion. What constitutes comfort, security, and style varies from person to person and so does the perfect temperature. Below, we will discuss what the ideal room temperature is and the
Most people are familiar with forced-air HVAC systems. The type of system that has a central heating and cooling component and ducts to carry the heated or cooled air throughout the house. A lot of homeowners have become frustrated with these systems due to inconsistent performance, expense of operation, and the dust they tend to
Selecting a Water Heater Over the last several years new advances in water heating technology have given the consumer many more choices than even just a short time ago. New heaters are more efficient, keep water at temperature longer, are quieter, and can save you lots of money over the life of the heater. There
If you suffer from allergies, you know their symptoms can make life miserable. Obviously you’d be interested in anything that can bring you relief, and that’s why you may want to seriously consider buying at humidifier for your home. What Is a Humidifier and How Does it Work? Humidifiers are electrically-powered machines that use various
When you read articles about programmable thermostats promising 10-30 percent reductions in energy usage (a figure that comes from the Environmental Protection Agency), you’re probably skeptical and that’s understandable. It isn’t clear how thermostat technology alone, no matter how responsive and precisely programmable it might be, could cause such a radical reduction in energy consumption.
Indoor Air quality is so important to our daily life. Most of us forget to check the filter, ducts and many other things that can make the air your breathing bad. Call us today, we will do a checkup on your system and make sure it is running perfectly.
Theoretically a water heater should rust out from the inside in a matter of months. But this doesn’t happen thanks to water heater anodes, the “secret ingredient” that keeps water heaters up and running and virtually rust-free throughout their existence. Water Heater Anodes 101 Water heater anodes, which are more commonly known as sacrificial anodes,