Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for January, 2012

Three Ventilation Strategies That Can Enhance The Quality Of Your Indoor Air

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

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.

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Seal Your Ducts And Protect Your Conditioned Air

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Seal Your Ducts And Protect Your Conditioned AirDucts 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. 

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A Do-It-Yourself Energy Evaluation Will Only Take You So Far; Consider The Benefits Of Professional Service

Tuesday, 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. 

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Changing Your Furnace Filters Regularly Can Save You Over The Long Term

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Changing Your Furnace Filters Regularly Can Save You Over The Long TermWhen 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.

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Preventive Maintenance Is The Key To Ongoing HVAC Efficiency

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

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.

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Considering UV Lights? How They Work With Your HVAC System

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Considering UV Lights? How They Work With Your HVAC SystemIf you’re concerned about the cleanliness of the air inside your San Joaquin Valley home, an ultraviolet (UV) light system might be just what the doctor ordered. 

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Seasonal Heat Pump Maintenance Is The Key To Year-Round Comfort

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

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.

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Where You Insulate Determines Which Insulation Would Work Best

Thursday, January 5th, 2012

Where You Insulate Determines Which Insulation Would Work BestAre 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.

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Think Variable Speed When Replacing Your Blower Motor

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

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.

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