Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency: Do You Know the Difference?

Energy Conservation and Energy EfficiencyWith today’s ever-increasing energy costs, trying to keep energy bills under control may not always seem like a simple task. If you have an effective strategy that utilizes energy conservation practices and energy efficiency upgrades, you can rest assured you’re doing the best you can to keep more of your money in your pocketbook. Read More »

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How Florida Homeowners Can Extend the Life of Their HVAC Systems

air filterYour home’s HVAC system is an essential part of keeping your home running smoothly. That’s why extending the life of an HVAC system can mean so much to you and your household in the future. To get you started, we’ve compiled a few different ways to make this a reality: Read More »

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Ductless Systems Offer Southwest Florida Homes Significant Advantages

Ductless systemsBecause the southwest Florida climate calls for a good deal more cooling than heating, don’t overlook the advantages of a ductless system for retrofitting your existing home or for conditioning a new space. These systems achieve highly efficient cooling and heating based on their advanced technology and efficient designs. Ductless systems, also called mini splits, can provide ample heating and cooling in this mild climate. Read More »

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Improve the Indoor Air Quality of Your Southwest Florida Home for Your Health’s Sake

indoor air qualityYou’ve probably heard that the air in your Southwest Florida home is about 10 times dirtier than the air outside. Unfortunately, the rumor is true, and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lists the air in the average home as one of the top five environmental hazards. The best way to improve indoor air quality is to control the source of the most dangerous pollutants in your air.  Read More »

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How to Prevent Dirty Ductwork So You and Your Family Can Breathe Easier

preventing dirty ductworkDirty ductwork can reduce the efficiency of your HVAC system and contaminate indoor air, which can be a cause of health problems for you and your family. Additionally, the process of cleaning ducts fouled by dust or mold can be labor intensive and time-consuming, which means that preventing dirty ductwork is your best course. Read More »

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Heat Pump Features and How They Can Help Keep Floridans Comfortable Year-Round

heat pumpsHeat pump systems are excellent HVAC units that offer Floridians cooling and heating in one system. To maximize your investment in home comfort, keep reading to find out which heat pump features are right for your Southwest Florida home. Read More »

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Replace the Batteries in Your Home’s Programmable Thermostat Annually

programmable thermostat4Programmable thermostats save you time and money by automatically controlling home heating and cooling according to programmed temperature preferences. It’s smart to glance at it once in a while and check for system alerts reminding you to change the air filter, schedule service and or replace batteries. If your programmable or digital thermostat is flashing “low battery,” use this guide and a little patience to see how simple it is to replace batteries in a thermostat. Read More »

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The Parts of the HVAC System Go Beyond the A/C and Furnace

Parts of the HVAC System The forced air system in your greater Cincinnati home is made up of a number of parts that all have to work together in order to maintain home comfort levels. The furnace and air conditioner are just the start. Here are other important components that are likely a part of your home’s HVAC system: Read More »

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10 Energy-Saving Tips for Floridians

energy-saving tipsWith the rising costs of energy, every Florida homeowner is looking for ways to conserve. To get you ahead of the game, we’ve compiled 10 of our favorite energy-saving tips that you can take advantage of right now: Read More »

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Going Away? Tips on Controlling Humidity While You’re Out of Town

Controlling HumidityWhile you’re planning your next vacation or getaway, be sure to include measures to safeguard your southwest Florida home during your absence. In addition to cancelling newspaper delivery, putting lights on a timer, and arranging for a trusted friend or neighbor to stop by periodically, retain control of your indoor environment to prevent coming home to mold or mildew damage. Here are some great tips for controlling humidity to get you started.  Read More »

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