As we have now officially entered summer in Asheville, homeowners know well their homes are consuming considerable amounts of energy. In this series of blog articles, we are discussing twelve steps homeowners can take to help improve the energy efficiency of their homes during the summer months.
In the first article, we discussed the first four steps, including:
- Perform Regular and Proper HVAC Maintenance
- Replace Old and Worn Windows
- Changeout Your Old HVAC System
- Adjust Your Thermostat Properly for Travel
In this post, we will continue our list with the next four steps for homeowners attempting to reduce energy consumption from June through September:
We have already experienced highs in the 80s and near 90 degrees here in Asheville. If your air conditioner is not functioning properly, you probably know it by now. Your HVAC system may malfunction without warning, but there are several signs for which homeowners can watch that will help determine whether you should call your air conditioning technician.
Your home consumes a lot of energy from late spring, through the summer. Though winter requires a little more energy, from air conditioning, to water usage, homeowners see their second highest electric and water bills of the year during the hot summer months.
April showers have been plentiful in Asheville. So far they show no signs of slowing down. When heavy rains fall, homeowners must be on the lookout for excessive moisture and the harmful mold and mildew that can develop.
In Asheville, heating and air conditioning systems work hard to maintain a comfortable temperature inside our homes. It is not uncommon for us to experience summer high temperatures near 100 degrees, and lows below zero during winter. To ensure your system is functioning when you need it most, it is important to pay close attention to signs of component or system failure.
In this article and the next, we will briefly discuss ten signs your HVAC system requires repair or replacement:
Spring is blooming in Asheville, NC. As homeowners are switching from heat to air conditioning, there are several questions we receive every year. We want to help make sure your HVAC system is prepared spring and summer by answering questions frequently asked questions as spring turns to summer.
You know how important it is to maintain your equipment, especially the appliances that heat and cool your house. However, even with regular inspections and proper maintenance, something could go wrong. Here are some warning signs to look out for with your climate control systems. If you experience any of these, it’s a good idea to call an Arden, NC heating expert right away.
If you just had a furnace installed through in Arden, NC, you want to make sure it lasts. To make sure that happens there are many things you can do. Here are a few tips for optimizing the use and longevity of your furnace.
Your heating and cooling can account for more than half of your home energy costs. As winter approaches every year, there are a few things you can do to make your home more comfortable while decreasing the cost of your heating in Asheville, NC.
There are many HVAC companies out there trying to get your business. How do you know which one is the right one, though?
There are some specific things that you should expect from a good air conditioning & heating system maintenance company. These things will help ensure that you are doing business with a company you can trust, and who will give you the best service.
Indoor air quality is very important to your health and the comfort of your home. From dust and other debris to excess moisture hanging around, there are lots of things that can lower the quality of the air you’re breathing indoors. Learning about these indoor pollutants and what you can do to control them is a step towards improving your quality of life.
One thing that every homeowner should recognize is that any little problem with your air-conditioner can turn into a big problem when you ignore it. See, big problems cost big bucks, small problems cost little, yet the small problems if ignored can get bigger quickly.
Professionalism gets a bad rap these days. Work is outsourced to the lowest bidder and when someone accepts the bid it makes sense to hire them and save the money, right? Well, not so fast.
Think about winter here: soft snowfalls, smiling carolers, making the most of your mittens when the ground begins to freeze. You see where this is heading: NC isn’t free of cold weather! To survive comfortably, heating is not a luxury but a requirement. HVAC installation in Arden is no joke; it’s serious business.