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  • How Much is Your System Costing You?
    18 January 2019

    How Much is Your System Costing You?

    It’s no secret that an HVAC system is an investment very similar to a car. They come with a pricetag on them. Most of them (excluding the cost of labor and markup charged by your contractor) run anywhere between $2,500 and $5,000. So, it goes without saying, to most consumers, it is an investment that ...

  • Your Home: Smartest Nest in the Tree
    13 January 2019

    Your Home: Smartest Nest in the Tree

    In our last blog post, we highlighted the functions and pros/cons of Nest’s Learning and E series smart thermostats. But, did you know those are just 2 of many awesome devices that the Nest brand has to offer? Nest is also a leading manufacturer of video security cameras, video doorbells, smart locks, alarm systems, and ...

  • A Nest Egg for You..
    04 January 2019

    A Nest Egg for You..

    It’s a growing trend.. The smart home industry began to take off in the early 2000’s when developments in technologies began to make home automation a more affordable and viable option for consumers. The industry has seen a steady increase over the last 2 years, and it is forecasted that by 2022, there will be ...

  • Ductless Heating: A Greener Solution for Difficult Spaces
    21 December 2018

    Ductless Heating: A Greener Solution for Difficult Spaces

    Sun rooms and add-ons to homes can make for a nice place to relax and read or create more space for you to store things, do laundry, entertain/accommodate guests, etc. But, most of the time, houses with such built on spaces struggle to keep heated or cooled efficiently. Even closing them off with a door ...

  • Attics: the Most Important Junk Room
    14 December 2018

    Attics: the Most Important Junk Room

    Attics. They make a great place to hoard or store stuff, and can also be a source of anxiety if you fear taking a bad step and falling through the ceiling. They are the place for air handlers and ductwork in most homes. Needless to say, an attic is a multifunctional space. It is also ...

  • Brace yourselves.. Winter is Coming. Tips for Heating, Personal and Pet Safety during Winter Storms
    07 December 2018

    Brace yourselves.. Winter is Coming. Tips for Heating, Personal and Pet Safety during Winter Storms

      If you haven’t heard… Winter (weather) is coming. Here are some helpful tips for protecting yourself, your pets, and your HVAC equipment during the upcoming storm.   1) Make sure your heat pump does not have a leaky gutter above it, as drippings can freeze on top of and inside your pump, causing restricted airflow ...

  • Air Filtration: Search Filters and Tips
    30 November 2018

    Air Filtration: Search Filters and Tips

    A trip down the filter aisle in Walmart (or other retailer of your preference ) can leave you feeling some kind of way. You’re either confident, knowing exactly what type and size of filter you need, indifferent because you’ve always bought the same air filter and haven’t even considered a change, or you feel overwhelmed ...

  • Indoor Pollution Solutions
    16 November 2018

    Indoor Pollution Solutions

    Recently, a local microbiologist expressed concern over mold he discovered on school campuses in the Cherokee County School District. He published a post to facebook with pictures, which has made headlines and prompted quite the uproar among parents and teachers. The backlash has forced the school district to order professional air quality testing in all ...

  • Home Winterization: Tips and Tricks
    09 November 2018

    Home Winterization: Tips and Tricks

    Well, it took until the first week of November, but the first freeze of the season is coming this weekend here in the upstate of South Carolina. Temps are supposed to drop to lows in the upper 20s and low 30s all weekend. Makes you want to grab a heavy blanket and curl up with ...

  • Slipping through the cracks: Duct Leakage and Energy Efficiency
    02 November 2018

    Slipping through the cracks: Duct Leakage and Energy Efficiency

    As a kid, did you ever have your mom or dad get mad at you for leaving the door open or constantly running in and out? You may have heard this phrase: “What are you trying to do? Air condition the whole neighborhood? You’re letting all the air out!” Truth be told, many of us ...