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How Often Should Heat Pump Maintenance be Scheduled?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

The great thing about using a heat pump to condition your home is that it is so versatile. With one unit, you can achieve year-round comfort. This is an affordable alternative to investing in both a central AC unit and a furnace, for starters. Plus, a heat pump requires much less space in your home than these other two systems would combined.

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Achieve Cleaner Air with UV Lights

Monday, November 7th, 2016

If you’re anything like the average homeowner, chances are that you don’t concern yourself too much with the amount of biological contaminants that may be present in your indoor air. However, you probably should—since these particles can make you and your family sick.

The best way to fight off pollutants such as these is with a set of UV germicidal lights, also referred to as UV air purifiers. UV lights do serve as air purifiers in that they eliminate harmful particles from your HVAC system such as mold, mildew, and other microorganisms. Keep reading to learn some of the many benefits of UV lights.

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Get Multi-Zone Comfort with a Ductless Heating System

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

When it comes to ensuring the comfort of yourself and your family in your North Carolina home, there are many steps you can take. For example, you can be sure to schedule HVAC maintenance so that your heating and/or cooling system remains in good shape and lasts as long as it should.

You can also make energy upgrades to your home in order to help your HVAC system to not work as hard and breakdown prematurely. One additional way you can ensure your family’s comfort in an energy-efficient way is by having a ductless system installed so that you can enjoy multi-zone comfort.

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HVAC Air Filter Maintenance: How Often Are You Changing or Cleaning Yours?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

In order to keep your HVAC system working as efficiently and effectively as it should, you need to schedule professional maintenance. It’s during your preventive maintenance appointment that our HVAC staff will fully inspect and clean your system, all while checking for any pressing repair or service needs.

This is typically a yearly appointment—recommended bi-annually if you have a heat pump system. That being said, there is one maintenance task that you can, and should, do on your own as it is required much more often than once or twice a year. That task is changing or cleaning your air filter. But exactly how often should it be done? The short answer is, it depends. Keep reading to learn more.

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Have You Installed a Dehumidifier in Your Home Yet?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Summer has been here for a month now, and the weather is only warming up. As a result you’re depending on your air conditioning system more and more. However, an air conditioning system can only do so much for your comfort. Sure, it reduces the temperature, but what does it do for your overall indoor air quality?

Your air conditioner naturally removes some humidity from the air as it operates. It can only do so much though, particularly when humidity reaches its peak and soars above the comfortable relative humidity level of 50%. High humidity makes it harder for the human body to release heat through the skin by evaporating sweat. It doesn’t raise the temperature but as a result you’ll typically feel hotter.

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Why is Excess Humidity Such a Problem?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Residents in our area are no strangers to humidity. It plagues us all summer long, making us feel uncomfortably hot and sticky and making the already warm temperatures that much harder to bear. Too much humidity doesn’t allow you to sweat, so you cannot naturally cool yourself off.

Your comfort is not the only factor at risk, however. Depending on how extreme the humidity levels are in your home, your air conditioner can begin to develop problems. Air conditioning systems do naturally remove some moisture from the air, but the standard unit is not equipped to handle our intense humidity.

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3 Common Enemies to Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Most homeowners are not aware of just how bad their indoor air quality can get, or how it can affect them. According to WebMD, your indoor air quality can actually be worse than that of your outdoor air, especially in the springtime. We offer many products and services to combat this, but first it is important to know what your biggest threats are when it comes to you indoor air quality, and therefore your health. We’ve listed 3 of the most common enemies to your indoor air quality below.

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We Answer Some of Your Common Questions about Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, February 15th, 2016

One of special services that we provide our customers is installing tankless water heating systems. Tankless water heaters continue to grow in popularity in the U.S. each year, and in Europe they’re already the standard and have been so for more than a decade. However, there are still many misunderstanding out there about tankless water heaters, and we’d like to take this opportunity to answer some of the more common questions people have about them.

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How Duct Repair Will Help Keep You Warm This Winter

Monday, December 7th, 2015

We’ve spent the last few weeks discussing the importance of heating maintenance as well as providing other tips for preparing your home to handle the winter weather. There are plenty of steps you can take to properly winterize your home and stop drafts from leeching away the vital heat inside the rooms. But there’s one that you might not have considered, which is arranging to have your ductwork repaired.

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Ideas for Replacing Your Heating System This Fall

Monday, September 28th, 2015

It’s almost October, and if you haven’t given much thought to your home’s heating system yet, now is definitely the time to. You need to schedule a maintenance visit as soon as possible. However, you should also consider if your heating system is too old and should probably be retired and replaced with a new one. If you have a furnace that is 15 to 20 years old—or older—then you should start making plans for replacing it. Fall is one of the best times to do it, and our technicians will be glad to help schedule the work.

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