When dust gets out of control, it can make your home look neglected — worse, it can affect your health, too. By following a few simple tips and maintaining a regular cleaning schedule, you can control dust in your home, improve your home’s indoor air quality and give yourself the upper hand.
Heat pumps are energy-efficient choices for year-round home comfort in Northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan, using less energy than many other systems to both heat and cool your living spaces.
Few things are as important as the air you breathe. Unfortunately, our modern lives have us spending most of our time indoors, where the air is often less than fresh and where microorganisms such as mold and bacteria can easily thrive.
A programmable thermostat is a must-have tool in an energy-efficient home for controlling the heating and cooling system. When properly used, these thermostats reduce the amount of energy your household uses for heating and cooling while maintaining or improving your comfort level. Keep the following tips in mind to get the best results from your programmable thermostat.
No one wants to think that their home might be damaging their health, but that’s just what’s happening all over the country. Of all of the environmental risks out there, the Environmental Protection Agency lists poor indoor air quality as one its top five concerns.
When homeowners look for ways to make their homes more energy efficient, many start by addressing the air leak problems they find around the house.
Let’s face it: Life is busy and you probably have a ton of things you need to remember. Work deadlines, family obligations and home maintenance can result in a full schedule, which is why Home Comfort Experts offers our valued customers a “change your air filter” reminder service: Filterminder. We do the work for you, and you ensure maximized home …
If you are shopping for a new heating and cooling system, you probably already know about the differences in energy efficiency among the options on the market. Ratings such as SEER (for air conditioners) and AFUE (for furnaces) are similar to the mpg ratings on cars; choose a higher rating, and the HVAC system will consume less energy.
Your HVAC system is one of the most important systems in your home and probably one of the most expensive. It not only maintains your day-to-day comfort, it also determines how much you spend each month on energy costs.
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 …
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