Why Use an Energy Recovery Ventilator?

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

woman-blowing-noseWe’ve all been there. The heat rises, and we seal up our homes to run our air conditioners. Sure, the air gets a bit stale, but what are you going to do? It is not as though you can simply throw open the windows in your house to ventilate it better. After all, doing that would just allow the cool air that you’ve paid to condition escape.

Well, here at Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning, we like to stress that the temperature of the air in your home is not the only consideration to make. The quality of the air is equally as important. That is why we’d like to offer up a solution to this conundrum of balancing comfort, efficiency, and indoor air qualtiy. That solution is the use of an energy recovery ventilator in Clovis, CA.

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Problems Caused by High Humidity

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

kids-with-dogWe all want to live comfortably, right? Much as you may love the heat of the summer season, there is no denying that sometimes the heat just gets to be too much, and it makes it impossible to live in that comfort that you desire. Of course, the heat of the air outside is not the only thing that you are going to have to contend with this summer season.

You will also have to deal with high humidity levels, and very high humidity can cause big problems for both your comfort and for your property in general. That is why you may need to use a whole-house dehumidifier in Fresno, CA.

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Maintain a Healthful Environment with a UV Air Purifier

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

We’ve had a chilly winter season so far, and your heater has no doubt been working hard in order to keep your home warm and cozy. Once summer returns, your air conditioner is going to be in regular rotation in order to keep your home cool and comfortable. We know that you want to maintain accurate temperature settings in your home, which is why we offer such great HVAC services. However, you must also be sure to maintain great indoor air quality in your home.

That is why we often recommend that homeowners use UV air purifiers. Not every home will require one, but for those homeowners struggling with a certain type of pollutant, the UV air purifier is a powerful ally. Consider the following information, and contact us if you are interested in using a UV air purifier in Fresno, CA.

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Don’t Sacrifice Indoor Air Quality for Efficiency This Winter

Monday, October 31st, 2016

When it comes to heating one’s home, great efficiency is always a major consideration. You don’t want to be draining your budget just to keep your home warm and comfortable. The fact that our winters are relatively mild around here does not mean that heating your home comes without a price tag.

Unfortunately, many homeowners try to keep their heating bills in check by sealing up their homes as tight as possible. Obviously, you don’t want to allow for unwanted heat transfer, but you also don’t want to cut off the natural ventilation of your home and put your indoor air quality on the chopping block. Using an energy recovery ventilator in Fresno, CA helps to balance great indoor air quality with high energy efficiency.

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Should I Have My Air Ducts Tested?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Using ductwork in order to distribute conditioned air throughout your home during the summer season is a very effective means by which to keep your home cool and comfortable. However, you must keep in mind the fact that there is no guarantee that your ductwork is going to work as efficiently and successfully as possible. There are many reasons as to why your ductwork may fail to excel in its operation. If you want to ensure that your air ducts are not behind problems with your cooling experience, we recommend that you schedule professional duct testing in Clovis, CA.

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What Is an Energy Recovery Ventilator, and Why Use One?

Monday, July 11th, 2016

We’ve gotten off  to a pretty hot start this summer season, which means that you are likely running your air conditioning system with great regularity. Naturally, you want to cool your home in the most effective and efficient manner possible. That is why you’ve likely sealed your home up tightly to prevent heat from forcing its way in through your thermal envelope.

The issue with this, though, is that doing so can actually prove to be quite detrimental for your indoor air quality. You need sufficient ventilation in your home in order to maintain the great indoor air quality that you deserve. With the use of an energy recovery ventilator in Fresno, CA, you can enjoy an efficient cooling performance without putting your indoor air quality in jeopardy.

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Is Your Home Vulnerable to Biological Pollutants?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Those homeowners serious about living in the greatest level of comfort possible know that true comfort demands more than just reasonable temperatures. It is also vital that the indoor air quality in your home is as high as can be. That is why you need to be diligent in changing your air filter(s) regularly. However, it is important to remember that there are different problems that may plague your indoor air quality, and that air filtration alone may not be enough to resolve those problems. Issues with biological pollutants are a major example of this. Using a UV air purifier in Kingsburg, CA may be necessary if you encounter biological pollutants in your home.

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Will I Need a Humidifier This Summer?

Monday, May 30th, 2016

It’s not the heat, you’ve likely been told at some point, it’s the humidity. While this old adage may be something of a cliche, there is actually a lot of truth in this statement as it pertains to discomfort. Our bodies cool themselves naturally via the evaporation of sweat. When the air surrounding our bodies is too saturated with humidity, it is a lot more difficult for the sweat on our bodies to evaporate, leaving us to feel sticky and uncomfortable. However, it is vital that the air in your home is not too dry, either, which is why you may find that you require the use of a whole-house humidifier in Fresno, CA.

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Protect Your Indoor Air Quality By Sealing Your Ductwork

Monday, May 16th, 2016

We’re deep into the spring season now, and summer will be upon us before you know it. If you suffer from allergies, this can be a pretty trying time of the year. Some people get hit so hard by their allergies that they stay sequestered in their homes as much as possible. That’s no way to live, especially not if your indoor air quality is subpar. Once you start dealing with high levels of allergens in your home, life can get really miserable. That is why we strongly suggest scheduling professional duct sealing in Kingsburg, FL with a member of our staff.

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Spring Is Coming: Protect Your Indoor Air Quality from Allergens

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

When you hear the phrase, “indoor air comfort” you likely think about the temperature of your home. However, you may be surprised to find that there is a lot more to your air conditioning system than just cooling your home. With spring well on its way to Clovis, CA, homeowners must be aware of the pollutants that lurk outdoors, and how they can affect your indoor air quality.

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