Making the switch from a conventional heating and cooling system to geothermal climate control is a big deal for many homeowners. So it's not surprising for some homeowners to wonder how their brand-new geothermal system will stand up under harsh winter conditions. Some may even worry that their heating system's performance will fall flat under extreme cold. The following helps dispel a pervasive myth surrounding geothermal heat pumps and their wintertime performance. [Read More]
Beyond Constant Repairs Or Too Many Window Units: Does Your Home Need Retrofitting For Central Air?
Your home's air conditioning system may be so antiquated that it's costing you a fortune to run and repair. Or you may not have a central system; instead, you might have an AC unit in every other window, which is also costly and inconvenient. What's a homeowner to do? Should you continue with your old system to avoid the expense and trouble of a replacement? Should you stick with those bulky window units you really can't stand? [Read More]
Tips for Maintaining Your Central Air Conditioning
When the weather outside starts getting hot, one home appliance you depend on is the air conditioner. However, you may be in for a shock when you get your first energy bill for the season and see how much you are paying for it. There are things you can do to maintain your home's air conditioner that will help reduce how much energy it uses. Here are some tips you should follow to help avoid an unexpected bill. [Read More]
Where's The Cold Air? What To Do When Your AC Refuses To Turn On
The calendar might indicate that fall has arrived, but that doesn't mean the temperatures are cooperating. If temperatures are still in the triple digits in your area of the country, you still need your air conditioner to help keep you cool. If it's not working properly, these last few days of warm weather are going to be unbearable. If your air conditioner has decided not to turn on, you need to find the cause quickly so that you can get it repaired. [Read More]