Stench In Your Vents? 3 Common HVAC Odors And How To Deal

The past few weeks, you have cleaned and deodorized your house from top to bottom. Now, you are starting to think that the foul odor you smell might be something far more sinister than your teenager's gym socks that you found under the couch. At some point, almost every HVAC unit puts off an odor, and being able to recognize these three stenches will help you figure out the best way to restore your home's usual lovely ambiance.   Read More...

Care For Condenser Coils

Condenser coils get a lot of abuse thanks to their position on the outside of your house. Plants can encroach, the sun can heat them up, and dirt and grime can coat them. To put in perspective how important it is to take care of your coils, consider this: dirty coils can reduce your AC efficiency by up to 30%. Rather than pay too much to keep your home cool, you should take steps to keep your coils running properly.   Read More...

Reduce Heat Gain, Boost AC Efficiency

While an AC unit can cool a house down, you end up paying a lot of money to do so. In fact AC units are one of the most expensive home appliances to operate. If you want to save money on your cooling costs, you need to find passive cooling strategies that will help to keep your home cool without costing you money. Metal Roof When you set out to stop heat gain, you need to think about how heat gain gets into your home.   Read More...

3 Tips To Improve Indoor Air Quality In Your Restaurant

Ensuring that your restaurant has proper air quality is important. Smoke, grease and other things can all affect the air quality in the kitchen and dining area, which can affect both your employees and your customers and make your restaurant a less-than-pleasant atmosphere for everyone. Luckily, following these tips can help you improve indoor air quality. 1. Keep Your Commercial HVAC System in Good Shape If you do not keep your commercial heating and air conditioning system in good condition, you can't count on it to do a good job to filter and improve the air in your restaurant.   Read More...

What Is The Difference Between A Central Heating Unit And A Mini-Split System?

When you are determining what sort of equipment you will use to heat and/or cool your home, you have two basic options based on the design of the system. Option one is a central heating or cooling unit. The second option is a mini-split system. You can further break down heating systems into the categories of furnace and heat pump and cooling systems into the categories of AC unit versus heat pump.   Read More...