In order to prevent the accumulation of air pollutants, moisture and odors inside your air-tight, energy-efficient home, it’s important to follow a good ventilation strategy. Without one, pollutants such as radon and formaldehyde can accumulate and cause health problems, while high humidity levels generated by excess moisture can lead to mold growth and structural damage to your home. Here are a few strategies you can follow to help prevent this.
Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for January, 2012
Ducts play a crucial role in heating and cooling your home. They deliver conditioned air throughout your home. Ensuring they’re properly sealed will reduce energy costs, maintain a higher level of comfort, promote safety, enhance the quality of your indoor air, and help protect the environment by keeping energy usage down.
A Do-It-Yourself Energy Evaluation Will Only Take You So Far; Consider The Benefits Of Professional ServiceTuesday, January 24th, 2012
An energy evaluation will help you determine where your home is losing energy, and therefore losing money and comfort. Energy costs are on the rise, and it’s more important than ever to control your costs and save money while still being comfortable in your home.
When paying to maintain your home, one of the highest costs after your mortgage is the cost of energy. Fortunately, you can make an easy change to your home routine that will lower energy costs – changing your furnace filter regularly.
Having your heating and cooling system looked at by a qualified technician in the fall and spring, respectively, in the Fresno area will reduce the likelihood of future repairs, make it run more efficiently (and with less energy) and extend the life of your system. In this way, it will save you substantial money in the long run.
If you want the best benefit in comfort and energy savings out of your heat pump system, you should perform seasonal maintenance to keep it in top working order. The best times for seasonal heat pump maintenance here in the San Joaquin valley are before the beginning of the heating and cooling seasons – spring and fall. As winter gets underway, leaves and debris can be a particular issue.
Are you concerned about how much you’ll have to spend on heating this winter? Are you looking for an affordable way to insulate your home against the sometimes harsh San Joaquin winters? With so many insulation products from which to choose, it’s difficult to know which one is best for your situation.
If it’s time to get your home’s heating system upgraded, if your budget can afford it, consider the very best technology and system available. You want a heating system that will be green/efficient and last as long as possible. It’s time to think about installing a furnace that utilizes a variable-speed blower motor.