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Good Reasons To Get A Programmable Thermostat When You Upgrade Your HVAC System

If you’re getting ready to upgrade your HVAC system, you’re making a wise decision. Modern, high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment offers great savings on energy costs. In order to really maximize the energy savings from your new system, there are two other things you should do. First, make sure you have no leaks in your…

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HVAC Fall Maintenance Tips

Service Your Furnace, Heat Pump, or Boiler This Fall Is your home’s heating system ready for the upcoming fall and winter season? To be sure that your air conditioner is properly shut down and your heat is ready to kick in, you will want to go through our list of HVAC fall maintenance tips. Hiring…

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Upgrading Your Equipment? Let The Energy Star Guide You

When upgrading your home heating and cooling equipment it can be difficult to know where to start. Like most consumers, you probably want to find the highest-efficiency products that fit within your budget. One way to narrow your options is to shop for equipment that carries the Energy Star label. Energy Star is a program…

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Considering Key Components Of Efficient Household Heating

As winter approaches here in the Edwardsville area, your heating system will become a very important part of your home. It’s important that you ensure that it’s in the best working condition possible. There are three main parts of your home’s heating system. They are: Heat Source. Furnace, boiler, heat pump, etc. Ductwork. Ductwork distributes warm air…

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Reducing Your Heating Load Can Alleviate The Burden Of Your Heating System

With winter looming here in the Highland area, the thought of high utility bills may have you worried. However, with the right knowledge about your heating system and how to reduce its heating load, you can remove the burden of expensive utility costs. Below is a list of steps that you can take to reduce the…

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With A Whole-House Humidifier, You Can Bring Comfort Back To Your Household

A whole-house humidifier can benefit both the home and its occupants. Easily installed by qualified HVAC professionals, they are designed to add water vapor, or humidity, to the air inside the house. A whole-house humidifier works in conjunction with your heating and cooling system, helping it to use less energy. Whole-house models work better than…

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How A Variable-Speed Blower Can Contribute To System Efficiency

Most traditional furnaces and air conditioners come with a single-speed blower. This limits them to only running on one setting – high. During mild weather, this can be overkill, wasting energy by outputting too much air when a lower setting would suffice. If you’re in the market for new heating and cooling equipment, one option…

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Replacing Your Furnace Is Simple With Our Furnace Replacement Guide

A well-maintained home furnace can stay useful at least 15 years. However, if your unit is approaching the big 2-0 – or if it’s not heating your home as efficiently as it could – the time could be right for replacing your furnace. The upcoming winter is forecast to be a harsh one in the Edwardsville…

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