The Benefits of Radiant Floor Heating

Radiant heating means heat energy is emitted from a warm element, such as a floor, wall, or overhead panel. Rather than heating all the air in a room through forced air, radiant heating prevents cold spots, drafts, and the unnecessary heating of air towards a room’s ceiling. Energy Efficiency With radiant floor heating, the heat [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Heating Repair, HVAC Repair|0 Comments

Choose ENERGY STAR Equipment for Your Home or Business

In 1992, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced ENERGY STAR as a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products that reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Products with an ENERGY STAR label are approximately 14% more efficient than other models and meet federal guidelines for efficiency ratings, such as SEER, AFUE, and [...]

By | August 12th, 2016|AC Repair, Furnace Repair, Heating Repair, HVAC Repair|0 Comments

Replacing Your Furnace

Replacing a furnace is an important decision with long term implications. Besides being an important financial decision, you are also making a choice that affects your family’s health and safety. Price and Efficiency While the price of a new unit is important, you should also consider a new unit’s efficiency. Since a new heating system [...]

By | January 14th, 2016|Furnace Repair, Heating Repair|0 Comments

Indoor Air Pollution and CO2

After dozens of studies in the past two decades looking to find a correlation between CO2 and productivity, learning, and test scores, a recent Harvard School of Public Health study has confirmed that carbon dioxide (CO2) has a “direct and negative effect on human cognition and decision making.” The study found that as CO2 levels [...]

By | December 18th, 2015|Air Quality, Heating Repair|0 Comments

It’s Not Too Early to Prepare Your Home for Winter: Beyond Regular HVAC Maintenance

With colder months approaching we acknowledge that we will all be spending a majority of our time indoors. While going through our fall checklists to clean and winterize our homes we may think that our seasonal HVAC check-up is enough to insure that we are breathing clean air all winter. While it is crucial to [...]

By | September 27th, 2015|Heating Repair, HVAC Repair|0 Comments

Preparing Your Air Conditioner for Spring

If you haven’t used your air conditioner since last fall, we’d bet you could use a check-up! An air conditioner's filters, coils, and fins require regular maintenance for the unit to function effectively and efficiently throughout its lifespan. Neglecting to maintain your AC unit, especially before a hot Atlanta spring, can lead to a rapid [...]

By | February 27th, 2015|AC Repair, Energy Savings, Heating Repair|0 Comments

What to Do In Between Seasons

In most of the country, late winter and early spring take a toll on a home’s heater. Here in Atlanta we have a fair number of chilly spring days but we’ve got a lot of warm days too. It’s not unusual for us to see summer temperatures as early as March. Knowing when to switch [...]

By | February 19th, 2015|AC Repair, Energy Savings, Heating Repair|0 Comments

Faster Heater Repair

On an average winter’s day in Atlanta, a broken heater may not seem so bad. As long as the sun is out, the weather around here is relatively pleasant and the chill isn’t so bad. The real problem with our winter weather is its complete unpredictability. You never know when that warm 60-degree day is [...]

By | January 28th, 2015|Heating Repair|0 Comments

High Efficiency Heat

Selecting the right heating equipment or even getting to know the heater you already isn't always easy, especially if you’re looking at high efficiency models. Heat system information can sometimes looks like calculus problem – all letters and numbers and no real description of what it all means. Here are some tips to help you [...]

By | January 22nd, 2015|Heating Repair|0 Comments

Keep Warm This Winter

Without routine maintenance, your heater is like a ticking time bomb. Only after this particular kind of bomb explodes, it just stops working altogether which can ultimately result in a very cold house and a very large repair bill. The only way to be sure your heater won’t break down during periods of intense cold [...]

By | December 19th, 2014|Heating Repair|0 Comments