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HVAC Resources

Everything you need to know to complete your HVAC home improvement project.

cost and budgeting
Discussing Cost and Payment Options With Your Air Conditioning Contractor
When it’s time to replace your air conditioning unit, it can be a stressful time for your household. But do not fret— replacing your…
research and planning
What is an HVAC Zoning System?
Ever notice how the second story of your home is always stifling, while the first floor is practically Arctic all year round? That’s not…
research and planning
What Are Passive House Standards?
What if you never had to turn on the heat or AC in your home? How much would you save on heating and cooling costs throughout the year?…
research and planning
Humidifiers and HVAC: What You Need to Know
Too cold at home? Turn the temperature up! While it’s easy to think of heating and cooling as a simple matter of measurements on the…
installation
What Is an Energy Star Verified HVAC Installation?
Whether you realize it or not, there’s a lot going on beneath the hood of your air conditioner—and HVAC systems get even more…
research and planning
Smart HVAC Systems
Want to manage your HVAC’s energy performance and functioning? Sure, you could get a smart thermostat. But that won’t rule out all your…
maintenance and care
Filters 101: HVAC Filtration Options
Many homeowners visit their local home improvement center to purchase a new HVAC filter and find a massive wall of filters in various…
research and planning
Heat Pumps vs Air Conditioners
The Difference Between a Heat Pump and AC  When it’s time to install or replace a new HVAC system in your home or business, you…