Attic insulation is important, but so is proper attic ventilation. Combined with a good air-sealing strategy, the right kind of ventilation in your attic can prevent moisture from building up and causing trouble. Here are five reasons for ventilating your attic that you shouldn’t ignore:
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Ventilating Your Attic — Five Reasons You ShouldThursday, February 23rd, 2012
Dealing With Static Electricity? Try A Whole-House HumidifierTuesday, February 21st, 2012
If you find yourself dealing with static electricity buildup in the winter, dry indoor air is likely the problem. The air is naturally drier this time of year, bringing many discomforts including static electricity buildup. Here’s why installing a whole-house humidifier in your home is an ideal strategy for eliminating static electricity.
Red Tagged Furnace — Your Next MoveThursday, February 16th, 2012
If you’ve been given a dreaded red tagged furnace rating, you will need to keep your furnace turned off until you execute whatever repairs may be necessary to ensure its safe operation. There are numerous circumstances that can lead to a red tagged furnace, with cracked heat exchangers, high levels of carbon dioxide emission and/or faulty gas or electrical connections ranking as the most common.
The Three Parts Of A Heat PumpTuesday, February 14th, 2012
Home heat pumps are designed to provide two types of thermal energy, heating and cooling. Your refrigerator and automobile air-conditioning are types of heat pumps. There are three basic parts of a heat pump – the condenser, compressor and evaporator. This type of system is referred to as an air-to-air transfer system or closed-circuit heat pump.
Furnace Performance — Three Noises That Require Professional AttentionThursday, February 9th, 2012
Many homeowners aren’t familiar with the telltale signs that their furnace needs to be professionally maintained or repaired. Simply recognizing the indicators early can prevent many of these technical problems from getting worse, and ensure that you return to solid furnace performance as quickly as possible. With certain issues, these signs come in the form of specific sounds. If you notice any of the following three noises coming from your furnace or HVAC system, the time has come to contact a local HVAC professional:
Purchasing HVAC Online — Three Reasons You Shouldn’tTuesday, February 7th, 2012
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment is a costly investment that some homeowners want a way around. One way they hope to cut costs is buying HVAC appliances and components online. However, is this really a solution that pays off in the end? Here are three reasons to reconsider your decision to purchase HVAC equipment online:
The Basics of Indoor Air QualityThursday, December 8th, 2011
Poor indoor air quality is usually the result of a number of factors. From common particulates such as dust, pollen and pet dander, to more organic threats such as mold and bacteria, any number of variables can compromise the quality of your indoor air. In fact, even products you consider harmless, such as personal hygiene products, may be having a negative impact on your day-to-day life.