How to Maintain Good IAQ While Remodeling Your Home

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

How to Maintain Good IAQ While Remodeling Your Fresno HomeRemodeling a home is a big undertaking that can have a considerable impact on the indoor air quality (IAQ) within your home. As you make plans and negotiate with contractors, the last thing you want to worry about is maintaining IAQ while remodeling. That’s why we recommend taking the following steps to ensure the air within your home stays nice and clean.

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Is Zoned Heating and Cooling Right for Your Home?

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Is Zoned Heating and Cooling Right for Your Home?Zoned heating and cooling is getting a lot of attention these days as homeowners seek ways to both improve home comfort and reduce energy bills. Effective zoning requires more planning and hardware at the start, but it can be worth the investment of both time and money when the installation is complete.

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Why Upgrade to a Programmable Thermostat?

Monday, July 27th, 2015

If you are one of those homeowners who really likes to keep things simple, then you may also be one of those homeowners continuing to use old slide or dial manual thermostats. While such thermostats may seem exceedingly simple in design, their limitations actually make them deceptively tricky for successfully regulating temperatures throughout one’s living space. To strike the perfect balance between simplicity and performance quality, we recommend that you consider upgrading to a programmable thermostat in Sanger, CA. To learn more about the benefits of using a programmable thermostat, simply read the post below. If you decide that a thermostat upgrade is just what you need to get the most from your HVAC system, then remember to schedule your thermostat services with the qualified technicians at Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About the EnergyGuide Label

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Here's What You Need to Know About the EnergyGuide LabelThe bright yellow EnergyGuide label is a familiar sight on various types of major appliances. Manufacturers are required by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to place them on items like heat pumps, air conditioners, furnaces and boilers. If you’re planning to upgrade your home’s HVAC equipment, understanding how to use the labels can help you compare different models and brands to find the most energy-efficient option.

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Adding to Your Home? Learn About Your Air Conditioning Options

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Adding to Your Home? Learn About Your Air Conditioning OptionsAdding a new addition to your home is a multi-step endeavor. While interior and exterior designing can be part of the fun, you want to give thoughtful consideration to air conditioning options for home additions before breaking ground. Deliberate planning from the start is best to avoid costly oversights and mistakes. 

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Why Use an Energy Recovery Ventilator?

Monday, July 20th, 2015

We all want to live in great comfort throughout the year. This means maintaining great indoor air quality in our homes, as well as comfortable temperatures. The fact of the matter, though, is that it can be difficult to find a happy medium between air quality and efficient temperature maintenance. While sealing a home up very tightly may be an effective way in which to ensure that you are able to both heat and cool your home efficiently, it can also make it all but impossible to ventilate your home effectively. That is why you may want to use an ERV (energy recovery ventilator) in Sanger, CA. Contact Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning today to learn more about these beneficial devices. 

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Setting the Thermostat: Fan On or Auto?

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Setting the Thermostat: Fan On or Auto?In addition to designating a comfortable temperature, setting the thermostat involves making a choice about air circulation. Air movement is an important air conditioning function whether the primary cooling components—the compressor and coils—are operating or not. Anytime the system fan is running, over 1,000 cubic feet of air is circulating every minute through the ductwork.

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How to Decrease Humidity in Your Home

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

How to Decrease Humidity in Your Fresno HomeWith the annual average humidity level more than 20 percent higher than ideal conditions, indoor humidity for many Fresno homeowners is a challenge. It affects comfort, indoor air quality and energy bills, but turning down the thermostat when it’s too sticky inside only increases energy bills. Keep reading for practical tips to help decrease humidity and boost comfort in your home.

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3 HVAC Maintenance Tips

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Everyone wants to get the very best performance that his or her HVAC system has to offer. In order to attain its peak performance and efficiency levels, your HVAC system must be expertly maintained and tuned up by a trained professional. You can ensure that this is the case by scheduling your HVAC maintenance services in Clovis, CA with the pros on our staff. Not only do we have the tools and systems necessary to guarantee that your heater or air conditioner is in the finest shape possible, but we have the experience and knowledge required to make these assessments accurately. Contact Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning today to schedule your HVAC maintenance with a professional technician that you can trust. 

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Don’t Be Fooled by These Insulation Myths

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Don't Be Fooled by These Insulation MythsNot just for winter, insulation also holds off the intense Fresno summer heat. Avoiding some common misconceptions about this material will help you weatherize your home more efficiently.

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