HVAC Ideas & Information for Homeowners

thermo Tapping Into Additional Savings with a Programmable Thermostat
These days, with all of the e-mails, texts, pings, and alerts constantly vying for our attention, any shortcut to simplify our busy lives can go a long way—especially if it’s saving not only time, but money, too. If you aren’t already using a programmable thermostat to help save on cooling and heating costs, you’re missing out. The energy savings they provide Continue Reading
Untitled Your Comprehensive HVAC Winter Prep Checklist
The days are starting to get chillier, the nights are approaching sooner, and leaves are beginning to change color. Not only does that mean you get to start picking out pumpkins and enjoying your favorite pumpkin-flavored beverages once again, it also means it’s time to start thinking about your home heating system. After all, nobody wants to find themselves with Continue Reading
achunk How Much Does Central Air Cost?
If you’re thinking about having a central air unit put in your home but you aren’t sure how much it’s going to cost, there are a lot of considerations to be made. You can’t just go to the local cooling and heating store and price out cooling units, because the unit itself is only a small part of the total Continue Reading
shutterstock_183731408 Top 10 HVAC Brands – Compare the Best Central Air Conditioners Here!
Regardless of what type of climate you live, one thing is certain: having a reliable and efficient HVAC system makes life more comfortable and enjoyable for everyone. And that’s why, before you hire an HVAC contractor, it’s important to learn a bit about which HVAC brands are the highest quality of the bunch. The best central air conditioners will provide Continue Reading
Fall Home 5 Green Ways to Cool & Heat Your Home this Fall
In most homes, energy bills run considerably high during colder months as the need to heat the home and water becomes necessary. And as energy prices are rising day by day, it means increasing the expenditure on utility bills. The best way to combat this is by opting for the limitless green energy provided by the sun, which can be Continue Reading
Technician servicing heating boiler When to Call an HVAC Technician
The DIY impulse is hard to kill. It’s leftover from the Paleolithic era, when your nearest neighbor might be 5,400 stride-lengths away, and if you needed to fleece your mastodon flock, you were on your own. Be better than a caveman. Call an HVAC technician when… You celebrate the new year Your HVAC system deserves the “spa treatment” once every Continue Reading
The Honeywell Prestige smart thermostat. 2014’s Best Programmable Thermostats
One of the easiest and most economical ways to lower your home’s energy consumption and costs is to install a smart or programmable thermostat, which works to increase or decrease the temperature in your home based on your lifestyle activities. How old is your thermostat? Is it time to upgrade to an eco-friendly, cost-saving, innovative model? Here are some of Continue Reading
Concealed ductless a/c by ways2design. Your Guide to Ductless Air Conditioning
Put all your ducts in a row… to be thrown in the dumpster! Thanks to ductless air conditioners, also called mini-splits, you can enjoy comfortable temperatures year round without needing a complicated, bulky duct system in your attic. These systems are whisper-quiet and very efficient, making them an attractive option to homeowners — especially those who are not fans of Continue Reading
central air 10 Ways to Cool Your Home Efficiently
When the temperature rises, so does your electric bill. Check out these 10 ways to cool your home efficiently. Keep your A/C in good shape That big ol’ electric bill? Thank your air conditioner—it typically makes up the biggest chunk of the charges. One of the simplest things you can do is make sure your A/C is properly maintained so Continue Reading




HVAC information for homeowners

Heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems, a mouthful more commonly referred to as HVAC (H-vack) systems, keep our homes cool in summer and warm in winter. The three components of types HVAC system include air conditioning, ventilation, and heating.

HVAC tips from Modernize

Because these systems typically make up a large chunk of your utility bill, it’s important to make sure yours is always running as efficiently as possible. Basic HVAC maintenance includes regularly changing filters and having a professional visit one or two times per year to look for any issues. Homeowners wanting to greatly improve their system’s efficiency may also look into sealing up leaks and cracks where air is escaping, installing energy-efficient windows, and installing new units. Want more HVAC information and ideas? You’ve come to the right place.
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