How to Avoid Hot and Cold Spots in Your House

Winter temperatures can leave you feeling chilled but here’s how to avoid hot and cold spots in your house. Check your insulation Whether the home is brand new or decades old, if insulation is thin or missing in areas of the home, the home will have hot and cold spots. Missing insulation in the attic […]

What is a Smart Thermostat?

If you’re looking for a way to save energy, you should consider a smart thermostat. This device is connected to Wi-fi and can be programmed to regulate your home’s temperature. Here are some of the major benefits of this small investment. Energy Savings A smart thermostat can be programmed to decrease and increase the temperature […]

When to use a tankless water heater

If you have been educating yourself about water heaters, here is some information to help navigate when to use a tankless water heater. First, we will address the two main types of tankless water heaters, as well as when and where to use each. Point-of-use tankless water heater A point-of-use tankless water heater is a […]

What is a Tankless Water Heater?

Traditional water heaters last ten to twelve years. If you’re exploring options to replace yours, you may be asking, “What is a tankless water heater?” What is a tankless water heater & how does it work? Tankless water heaters supply instantaneous hot water “on demand” by heating water as it flows through the device. It […]

What Does Temperature Control Zone Mean?

What Does Temperature Control Zone Mean? As we learn more about the importance of energy efficiency, we will answer the question, “What does zone control mean?” You may find that this one factor of heating and cooling can make a huge impact on reducing your carbon footprint and save you money. Control Zone versus Traditional […]

What is a Ductless Mini-Split System?

If you are contemplating your heating and cooling needs, you may be asking, “What is a ductless mini-split system?” This new cost-efficient technology is proving to be a popular option for year-round comfort in homes, businesses and commercial buildings. The most common uses are in multi-family housing and as an add-on to an existing system, […]

How Do I Know How Big of Furnace I Need?

How Do I Know How Big of Furnace I Need? – Whether you are replacing an old furnace or adding a furnace to a home with an existing alternative heat source, you may be wondering, “How do I know what size furnace I need?” Here are some tips to help you find a furnace that’s […]

Should I Add a Back-Up Furnace?

Should I Add a Back-Up Furnace? As we transition from fall into winter, you may be wondering if your heat pump is enough or if you should add a back-up furnace. Here are some reasons investing in a back-up furnace is a really good idea. Newer furnaces are gaining efficiency Furnaces have come a long […]

Why do I Need a Heat Pump and Furnace?

Not a lot of people know the real differences between a heat pump and furnace. Even fewer know the reasons you likely need both. Here is a breakdown of the different components of these systems and why you may want to add a secondary system if you only have one or the other currently in […]

The Difference Between HVAC and AC?

Most homeowners know the importance of heating and cooling in their home but knowing the difference between HVAC and AC can be quite complicated. However, learning to differentiate and maintain these systems is vital. Let’s look at the name HVAC is an acronym which stands for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. AC is an abbreviation […]