Box Media Air Filtration

What the Weatherman says about…Furnace ‘Box media Filtration’ There are many things you can add to your HVAC system to solve issues you and your family may be having in your home.  Everything from Ultra Violet lights to Wi-Fi thermostats.  The real question is what is a good idea for you. In the case of box media air cleaners, it is a matter of how much you currently spend on air filtration now, or rather how much you would like […]

Outdoor airconditioning unit from Lennox.

When To Replace Your Heating or Cooling System

To repair or replace, that is the question that most likely comes to mind when your heating or cooling system stops working like it should. Although fixing the issue may be the most affordable solution now, it may not be the best choice in the long run. Looking at another HVAC or air conditioner repair bill might make you reconsider getting new equipment. Factors to consider include: Fifty Percent Rule When the cost of repairs approaches 50% of the value of[…..]

Diagram of airflow through an air filtration system.

Everything You Wanted to Know About HRV’s

DEFINITION: Heat recovery ventilation (HRV), is an air-to-air heat exchanger which employs a cross flow or counter-flow heat exchanger (countercurrent heat exchange) between the inbound and outbound air flow. HRV provides fresh air and improved climate control, while also saving energy by reducing heating requirements for incoming fresh air for the home. Not to be confused with Energy recovery ventilators (ERVs), which are closely related, however ERVs also transfer the humidity level of the exhaust air to the intake air.[…..]

A woman laying on a couch in a warm house.

Are You Getting FREE Cooling for Your Home?

Far too often we go into our customers homes and find a common issue.  It’s an issue that reeks havoc on the climate in the home. It has a lot to do with floor layout and whether the home has a second or even a third floor. It also has a lot to do with ductwork design. The problem is ‘stratification of air’.  Stratification of air is when hot air in the home rises and the cooler air drops.  Many people fight the good[…..]

High tech thermostat by Lennox.

Money Saving, Digital Programmable, Thermostats

What the Weatherman says on money saving Thermostats…   These days the controls for your homes HVAC system are getting more and more ‘Star Trek’ every day. From the days when you had small glass bulb filled with mercury hanging on the wall which automatically turned your heating system ‘on’ or ‘off’, to today where we offer a tablet which can be pulled from its magnet holder on the wall, and brought into any room in the home. The latest[…..]