Posts Tagged ‘ energy efficient homes ’

How To Maintain An Oil Burning Furnace

Posted on: September 19, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Oil burning furnaces need maintenance, more than gas or propane burning furnaces need. My own experience says you can go as long as 3 years without servicing it, but that is not advisable because sometimes the failure that results is severe (electrode insulator cracks, and you get the Bessemer Process on the electrode mount, which is to say, it melts). You are far better off cleaning them annually.Cleaning and servicing them is no big deal, but it is messy since that soot is tarry Continue Reading ...

The Trouble With Black Mold In Air Conditioners – And What To Do About It

Posted on: September 18, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Both AC units and air ducts make great places for mold to hang out.With AC units, water leaks out of them and makes a nice place for mold. In these water pools mold grows, and then their spores are passed along through the ducts to every part of the house.Your heating and cooling system also can suck air out of different parts of the house. This means that mold can be passed all over the place, every which way, by your ventilation system.The HVAC unit that sits outside your home Continue Reading ...

Basic HVAC Repair – Maintenance and Installation Information

Posted on: September 17, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Air conditioning is simply a procedure that tends to control the filtration, air circulation, surrounding temperature as well as humidity of the environment. It is associated with the cooling and the dehumidification process of air, and is recognized with refrigeration equipment. A residential AC system keeps your entire home cool in summers, while it also assists lower indoor humidity levels. It can also be centralized with ductwork in order to carry the cooled air to various Continue Reading ...

Helpful Air Conditioning Tips for Preventative Maintenance

Posted on: September 15, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Air conditioners are complicated machines which is why most folks call an air conditioning technician for repairs. These can get expensive, especially if you are in an emergency type situation. Outside of repairing your ac unit, there are various things as a home owner you can do for preventative upkeep to maintain your machine running in tip-top form.Here are some straightforward do it your self guidelines for ac preventative upkeep:Keep your ac unit absolutely free from any Continue Reading ...

Ideas For Achieving Energy Efficient Homes

Posted on: September 14, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] With all costs on the rise, adding up to the already huge problem with the New York housing crunch and worldwide economic woes; more and more people are searching of ways to cutback on costs. In our homes, one of the largest shares where our hard-earned budget goes to is the energy bill, thus making the efficient use of energy a great way to reduce monthly expenses.    With that said, let us look into superb ideas to achieve energy efficient homes which are Continue Reading ...

Step by Step Furnace Cleaning Guide

Posted on: September 13, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Many homes have a gas furnace to keep it heated. The furnace burns natural gas to heat up an exchanger to indirectly heat the air from the home as it passes over it. The air from the home is circulated by a fan located inside the furnace. Due to the nature of a how furnace operates, it is essential to keep it clean to keep it running efficient.Often homeowners don't think much about the furnace, as long it is working. Once it has a problem, they tend to call a heating company to Continue Reading ...

The Cost of Air Conditioner Duct Cleaning – Is It Worth It?

Posted on: September 11, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Duct cleaning is actually a misnomer; to improve your air quality and the energy efficiency of your AC system, a complete HVAC system cleaning is required (HVAC is an acronym for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning).Duct Cleaning Affects AC System EfficiencyAccording to the EPA, a build up of just over four-tenths of an inch of dirt on the cooling coils can result in a 21% decrease in the efficiency of the coils. Yet duct cleaning alone never touches the cooling coils. The Continue Reading ...

Fall and Winter Heating Tips

Posted on: September 10, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] With fall approaching rapidly, getting your heating system ready for fall and winter weather should be (and likely is) a great concern for you as a homeowner.  The heating system is the lifeblood of the home during the colder months of the year, and the cost of heating your home during this time is probably one of your biggest upcoming expenditures.  The tips that follow will help you to get your heating system ready while also helping to reduce the cost of keeping your interior Continue Reading ...

Basic Air Conditioning Repair and Maintenance Tips

Posted on: September 9, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Air conditioning unit is one most used electrical appliances in all over the world and it is considered as a primary commodities for all the commercial as well as business establishments. Now a days, even residential building do have this unit in the state in order to maintain healthy and hearty atmosphere at their desired place. With the regular and frequent use of this unit takes toll in their internal machinery parts necessitating them air conditioning repair and maintenance. It Continue Reading ...

Energy Efficient Homes – 5 Energy Saving Tips During Global Fuel Crisis

Posted on: September 8, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Energy efficient homes are a great way to reduce the impact of rising global fuel prices. People are now being forced to spend a greater proportion of their monthly budgets on energy bills. There has never been a more crucial time to carry out simple energy saving home improvement works.In 2008, after countless energy price hikes, people are finally beginning to realize that energy saving as beneficial for their bank account as it is for conserving the environment.Shell last year Continue Reading ...