When Your Ductwork Isn’t Sealed Tight, You’re Losing More Than Air

One of the easiest parts of your home heating and cooling system to ignore is the ductwork. This simple but important part of your system conveys the heated and cooled air from your air-handling unit to the various rooms of your house. Tucked away in walls, attics and basements, it’s a part of the system that few people really think …

Why Should You Choose Energy Star Products? Here Are Three Top Reasons

If you’re upgrading your home’s HVAC equipment, one easy way to make smarter choices is to look for the Energy Star seal. The Energy Star program was created to help consumers easily identify products with superior energy efficiency. To earn the seal, an appliance must be at least 10 percent more efficient than required by government protocols and use non-proprietary …

Extended Tax Credits Make 2011 Another Good Year For HVAC Upgrades

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Energy Star program encourages homeowners like you to use energy saving equipment for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC).  Such equipment saves energy resources because it is highly efficient.  Therefore, you should look for the Energy Star label on HVAC units when deciding on upgrades to your present home systems. Combining efforts with the …

Duct Sealing: Keep Your Home Energy Efficient And Safe

There is nothing more important than the safety of your family.  Unfortunately, in many homes the indoor air is making people sick. There is a reason that so many people today are suffering from allergies or asthma and doctors suspect it could be bad air inside buildings. Environmental Protection Agency studies have shown that indoor air pollution is a bigger …