Posts Tagged ‘ energy efficient homes ’

How to Clean a Furnace Blower

Posted on: August 27, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Keeping the blower assembly on your furnace clean helps improve performance and efficiency by allowing the air to flow unobstructed. The process requires a number of steps, and you might want to call in a professional to do the job. If you choose to do it yourself, here's the procedure.First, turn off the power to the furnace. This should be done at the fuse or breaker box. Then turn off the furnace and fan switches inside the unit. Also switch your thermostat off.Second, take the Continue Reading ...

Does Your American Standard Air Conditioning Unit Need Some Basic Cleaning and Maintenance?

Posted on: August 26, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] An air conditioner requires basic yearly care to perform well and with the right maintenance an American Standard Air conditioning unit will continue to be economical and have a long life. Basic knowledge such as changing air filters and keeping the area around the unit clean is known by most homeowners. Doing these small maintenance chores makes a big difference in how well your unit runs. Air units that do not get cleaned and maintained on a regular basis lose an average of five Continue Reading ...

Commercial HVAC System Repair and Maintenance Tips

Posted on: August 25, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] If you own a company that makes use of a commercial HVAC system, you know that HVAC repairs and maintenance can sometimes be expensive. You also know that your HVAC system has a direct effect on your business. If you're a store or restaurant where you have regular consumers present, you want those consumers to be comfortable. This will ensure they stay in your facility and make purchases. If you operate a business in a building and have numerous employees working for you, you want Continue Reading ...

Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips

Posted on: August 24, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] High temperatures can make life quite miserable. Having a cooling unit in your home can really make life much more bearable. Contact your local Ogden cooling and air company to get a unit installed in your home if you do not already have one.Air conditioning units need to be maintained to continue to work their best. There are a few maintenance tips that consumers should be aware of. Below are a few suggestions, though ask your Ogden cooling and air company if they have any more Continue Reading ...

Information About Energy Efficient Homes

Posted on: August 23, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] This type of building is also known as sustainable design or green building and started to gain popularity during the oil / energy crisis of the 1970s. It generally costs more than traditional methods, however they usually pay for themselves after only a few years in the way of reduced bills, as well as being a lot better for the global environment.Energy-saving homes try to use renewable resources both in construction and upkeep. For example, some are built from wood from Continue Reading ...

Taking Care Of Your Furnace Room

Posted on: August 21, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] The furnace room, or room where the furnace is located, is typically low on a homeowner's maintenance list. Many times, the room is located in the cellar and rarely used. However, in order to keep your furnace operating properly, you will need to regularly clean and maintain the room where the furnace is located.There are several reasons for this. First of all, cleanliness will reduce the risk of a fire. Secondly, a clean furnace room will make it easier to fix the furnace if Continue Reading ...

Air Conditioning – Cleaning the Condenser Coil

Posted on: August 20, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Air Conditioning works by exchanging heat from inside a building to the outside air. To do this some very basic refrigeration principles need to take place. One of the most critical pieces that make this happen is the condenser coil. This is usually the aluminum coil the surrounds the air conditioning compressor.What happens inside this outdoor unit is a very basic state change of the refrigerant inside the air conditioning unit. The refrigerant that changes from a liquid to a gas Continue Reading ...

HVAC Preventive Maintenance Tips

Posted on: August 19, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] Air conditioning and heating units are costly to replace. So, it's important to do some regular preventive maintenance on your home units. This maintenance can be done by the home owner and will help the unit last longer.This maintenance should be done at least twice per year. I do it one time in the fall right after the leaves have fallen. And, once again in the spring just before the air conditioning is needed to beat down the summer heat.Here are some tips to help you with this Continue Reading ...

Air Conditioning Maintenance Tips

Posted on: August 18, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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[ad_1] One of the best ways to save money in the summer is to have an air conditioner that works well. There are a few ways to ensure that your air conditioner works well this summer, which will keep your family from having to deal with any hot-house broken AC days and will save you money in the long run.One way to make sure your air conditioner stays in good shape is to have a professional come in for a maintenance appointment every year before the cooling season. This might seem like an Continue Reading ...

Energy-Efficient Home Improvements

Posted on: August 17, 2015 by in Air Conditioning, Heating, HVAC Maintenance Tips
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Remodeling your house is not only an opportunity to visually enhance and improve the function of your home, it's also a great way to reduce waste and lower your energy bills. Energy-efficient remodeling will help to increase the comfort of your home while helping to protect the environment. If you're considering remodeling, it's worth the time to find out if there are ways to improve your home's energy efficiency. Here are a few ways that make an impact. Energy-Efficiency Audit Before Continue Reading ...