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  • Sneezin’ Season is here!
    29 March 2019

    Sneezin’ Season is here!

    Ah.. ah.. ahhh.. choo! *sniffles* Sorry.. It’s that wonderful time of year again! No.. Not college football season (sadly..) It’s allergy season. Or, as I personally like to call it, “sneezin’ season.” Here are some interesting facts for you: 30% of adults and 40% of children in the US suffer from allergies. More than 50 ...

  • Mythbusters: HVAC Edition
    13 February 2019

    Mythbusters: HVAC Edition

    There are several old wives’ tales and myths that are taken for fact when it comes to home comfort. But, is there any truth to them at all? Let’s take a look at some of the common things people believe when it comes to heating and cooling their homes and bust up some myths. I ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Benefits of Surge Protection
    12 October 2018

    Benefits of Surge Protection

    Everyone knows the importance of getting surge protection to protect their flat screen HDTVs, Blu-Ray players, video game consoles, cable boxes, internet modems, and PCs. Everybody wants to protect their pricey electronics – especially TVs because we enjoy having them for everyday use. But, what about your HVAC systems? Air conditioning is something we all ...

  • Mold: The Silent Killer
    05 October 2018

    Mold: The Silent Killer

    Mold. We all know it poses a huge health risk if we are exposed to it ; especially if that exposure is prolonged. Most believe that if they don’t see it, there is no risk. However, this is not true. Mold, like many germs and bacteria, is everywhere in trace amounts. If there is moisture ...