A 2015 study done by researchers at the Maastricht University Medical Center in the Netherlands found that most environments like a home or an office follow a “thermal comfort model that was developed in the 1960s.” This was based on the “metabolic rate of an average 40-year old man, weighing 155 pounds.” In more modern […]
Heating and air conditioning bills have a way of skyrocketing when homeowners don’t pay their HVAC systems proper attention. What’s worse is that all the heating or cooling often goes to waste because people are either away from home. Optimization is key if you want to make the most of your system. The good news […]
A high energy efficiency rating is one of the foremost concerns of every homeowner. It’s this factor that often determines the choices they make when purchasing home components, which includes electronics and appliances. Above all else, a properly maintained air conditioning system can help you achieve a high level of energy efficiency at home.
In the process of buying your new air conditioning or heating system, you might have noticed the different energy efficiency ratings. These ratings will help you better understand how efficient each new HVAC system is. These criteria include the SEER, EER, HSPF and AFUE ratings. Before purchasing a new HVAC unit, it’s important that you […]
Many homeowners ask us, what’s so great about EnergyStar? You may have heard all the hype about EnergyStar Appliances, but do you know why they are such a great investment? Read on to learn all the benefits (besides energy savings!) of investing in these high tech, environmentally friendly appliances. Why You Should Invest in Energy […]