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Save Energy With Programmable and Smart Thermostats

If the temperature in your home runs hot and cold, you may find yourself wondering if someone is playing with your thermostat when you aren’t looking. The truth is that many traditional thermostats cannot maintain an even temperature throughout your home. The good news is there is a solution for that — smart thermostats. New smart thermostats adapt to the conditions in your home and maintain the temperature at a more consistent level.

How to Prevent Mold Growth in Your Home

If you worry about mold in your home, you are not alone. This common household problem can lead to a host of health problems from allergies, irritated eyes, and coughs, to more severe conditions like asthma and other respiratory problems. The good news is there are easy ways you can reduce the amount of mold in your home and prevent it from turning into a major health issue. What is mold? Mold is a naturally occurring fungi that lives both indoors and out. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that there are between 10,000 and 300,000 species of fungi. Under normal circumstances, the mold spores in the air do not cause a health risk unless you are particularly sensitive to mold. However, when mold grows inside the home, the spores are spread throughout the home. As the number of mold spores increases, so does the risk of health issues. What are mold spores? Mold spores are similar to seeds. They are many times smaller than a grain of pollen, and they typically spread through the air. Mold spores have the ability to remain dormant when conditions are poor for growing and suddenly spring to life when they encounter warm, damp areas. How do mold spores get into the house? Like pollen and other airborne particles, mold spores enter your home through windows and doors and may be carried inside on your clothes or even hitch a ride with your pets. Once inside, the mold spores wait until they find a moist place to grow. As the mold grows, it produces more spores that are released into the air...

How Smart Technology Works with Your HVAC

Savvy homeowners are moving their homes into the modern age with intelligent devices such as a smart HVAC system. While new technology is usually expensive, it is the long-term savings that make tech improvements worthwhile. In this article, we discuss some of the options available for homeowners who want to take control over their heating and cooling expenditures.

Tips on How to Hide Your HVAC Unit

The concept of outdoor living was invented to give people a place to relax in their homes and get the most enjoyment out of their yards. It’s no wonder then why homeowners dedicate hours of their time to improving their yards during the summer and fall months. While you’re working on your yard this year, don’t let your HVAC unit spoil the look of your beautiful landscape. There are simple ways to hide or disguise your HVAC to fit your landscape design.

Summer Decorating Tips That Keep You Cool

After waiting through the cold, dark months of winter, summer is finally here! Sunlight, warm breezes, and overflowing gardens make summer a season worth savoring. If you feel like your home is still stuck in winter’s rut, consider a few of these simple changes to bring the spirit of summer to your living space.

What is R22 and how does it affect my HVAC system?

R22 is a refrigerant that is also a chlorodifluoromethane and more widely recognized as a hydrochlorofluorocarbon — a greenhouse gas. R22 is used extensively in air-conditioning units and HVAC systems. R22 has a negative impact on ozone in the atmosphere and is being phased out by order of the Federal Government.