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Winter-proof Your Home for Energy Efficiency

Do your energy bills shoot up when winter hits? Do you feel cold air sneaking in around your home’s doors and windows? Get your Metro East Illinois home ready for cold weather with these smart winter-proofing tasks. The Usual Suspects: Doors and Windows They are the most susceptible spots in your house—any compromise in the…

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Seal the Leaks In Your Ductwork, And Plug The Drain On Your Pocketbook

If your ductwork is not sealed properly or has leaks, it can negatively affect not only the comfort of your home but how much you spend on energy costs.  Most homeowners don’t realize how much air can leak through the ducts of a heating/cooling system.  Whether during the hot summer months or freezing temperatures in…

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Considerations Of Effective Ductwork Design

Designing and implementing an efficient ductwork system has many benefits. Similar to cleaning your ducts, proper ductwork design will save you money on your energy bills and increase the overall comfort of your home for you and your family. The health benefits to having a well designed duct system should not be understated either; minimizing the…

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When It Comes To Precision Tune-Ups, Twice A Year Is Better

Your heating and air equipment is an investment for your family. You expect long life and years of consistent performance from both your furnace and air conditioner (or heat pump if you use one). The best way to get those long years of dependability is by having an annual precision tune-up on both. Before each season begins,…

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Measure Your Energy Savings With A “Yardstick”

The concept of using a so-called “yardstick” to measure a home’s energy use was devised by Energy Star, a program created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. This measuring device was designed to reduce our nation’s consumption of nonrenewable energy sources, and while it’s not an actual yardstick, a lot…

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Cleaning Your Ducts — When Should It Be An Option?

The air quality inside your home will play a major role in the health of you and your family members. One critical aspect of maintaining a healthy environment in your household is to keep your system’s ductwork clean and clear of debris, mold or pests. When dirt, dust, mold, pests or debris accumulate in your…

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How Ductwork Design Affects HVAC Efficiency

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, homeowners can lose up to 60 percent of their heated air through leaky or poorly insulated ductwork. This is a waste of efficiency, money and warmth on a cold day. By maintaining HVAC efficiency through better ductwork design and maintenance, homeowners can have the best running system for…

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Think Your Ducts Need To Be Cleaned? Maybe They Need To Be Repaired

If you’re concerned about air quality in your home, particularly if any of your family suffers from airborne allergies or respiratory issues, you may wonder if your HVAC system’s ducts need to be cleaned. A lot of heating and cooling businesses offer routine duct-cleaning services, though some unscrupulous companies will overstate the necessity of cleaning…

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Duct Testing: Find Out Just Where Your Ductwork Loses Valuable Heat

The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that the typical home’s duct system loses 20 percent of conditioned air through leaks. Bad connections, holes and cracks in your duct system may be the culprit if your energy bills seem particularly high or if you have a hard time keeping your home comfortable. The best way to…

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