Tips for hiring an HVAC-system contractor

When the time comes to service, repair or install HVAC equipment in your home, you will be faced with the task of hiring an HVAC-system contractor. As in any industry, you'll likely have many to choose from, with varying degrees of skill and experience. Here are some tips to help make your choice an easy one: Ask questions - How long have they been in the industry and the number of satisfied customers are two [...]

2019-07-19T21:59:21-05:00April 3rd, 2017|Cooling|

Why Pre-season AC Check-up & Maintenance is Important

It's that time of year, and dirty and clogged coils are the number one reason for compressor failures which can cost homeowners up to $1,500 to repair. They also are the main reason home energy cooling costs climb in the summer. With rising utility rates, cleaning AC coils guarantees your system will operate as efficiently as it is designed for. Hidden problems like clogged condensate drains can cause cause basement flooding or unnecessary system shut [...]

2019-07-19T22:25:05-05:00April 3rd, 2017|Maintenance|

Why Every Consumer Should Know S.E.E.R.

When shopping for a new HVAC system, consumers are asked what SEER they are wanting to install. So what is SEER? S.E.E.R. is the abbreviation for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. Every heating or cooling product has a S.E.E.R. rating. The higher the S.E.E.R. the greater the efficiency of the system. In layman's terms your system will give you the same results and use less energy, and this will save you money. When you are researching what [...]

2019-07-19T21:59:21-05:00April 3rd, 2017|Cooling|

Does a Programmable Thermostat Make a Difference?

A manual thermostat is what most of us grew up with. If you are hot you turn the dial down. If you are cold you turn the dial up. When you leave the house for several hours you try and remember to set the temperature to a point where you will save a little energy. Why maintain the ideal temperature 24 hours a day if you are not there to enjoy it, right? You may [...]

2019-07-19T21:59:21-05:00April 3rd, 2017|Indoor Air Quality|

Fixing your Furnace to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Do you find yourself this time of year itching your eyes, feeling stuffy inside ,or sneezing each time your walk outside? In the Louisville area, this is a particularly difficult season for allergies including dust, pollen and mold. But did you realize that these particular allergens can also be a prominent problem inside your home? If you find yourself more tired, itchy, and irritated, you can help to improve your overall allergy symptoms and your [...]

2019-07-19T22:20:09-05:00April 3rd, 2017|HVAC|