Heating and Cooling Insights :: Archive » May 2014

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Add Weatherstripping to Your To-Do List to Keep the Air Conditioning Indoors

by Greg Leisgang on May 30, 2014

Energy losses through air leaks can occur rather quickly inside a home, depending on the size and number of air leaks. Leaks are often a primary contributor for hot and cold spots throughout the house, making it difficult to stay comfortable and keep energy dollars from leaving the home. For a simple solution to a very expensive air conditioning and comfort problem, look into weatherstripping for sealing in cool energy savings and comfort.… read more »

Why Homeowners Look for the Energy Star Most Efficient Label When Upgrading HVAC Equipment

by Greg Leisgang on May 29, 2014

Even though you may be dreading the replacement of your HVAC equipment, take solace in knowing that newer equipment is more energy-efficient than ever before. In fact, if you focus on the new Energy Star Most Efficient label, you'll be saving the maximum amount of energy and money for years to come.… read more »

9 Energy-Saving Tips to Keep the HVAC System in Your Cincinnati Home Efficient This Summer

by Greg Leisgang on May 27, 2014

Summertime HVAC costs don't have to be astronomical to keep you comfortable when it's hot and humid outdoors. These tips will help you lower your overall energy bills, including air conditioner usage, without sacrificing comfort or convenience.… read more »

Is the Heat Pump in Your Cincinnati Home Blowing Cold Air? How to Fix This Heating and Air Issue

by Greg Leisgang on May 23, 2014

You made a wise decision to save money, conserve resources and still keep your family toasty warm during heating season with a heat pump for your Sharonville area home. If, though, you feel cold air when the unit is in heating mode, you may feel you've wasted your money. This heating and air problem may be very easily resolved.… read more »

Schedule a Professional Energy Audit to Get a Handle on HVAC Efficiency Before Summer Arrives

by Greg Leisgang on May 21, 2014

Not only is the average modern home built with energy efficiency in mind, today’s HVAC systems are also designed from the ground up to be as energy efficient as possible. But all homes tend to lose their energy efficiency over time, making a professional energy audit a wise decision prior to starting off the summer cooling season.… read more »

Look at Ductwork and Insulation When Deciding Between Air Conditioner Repair or Replacement

by Greg Leisgang on May 19, 2014

When the central air conditioner in your greater Cincinnati area home acts up, you're faced with a dilemma: air conditioner repair or replacement? Several factors contribute to this decision, including the condition of your home’s ductwork, insulation and the age of your current air conditioner.… read more »

Maximize Air Conditioning by Changing the Direction of the Ceiling Fans

by Greg Leisgang on May 13, 2014

Spring is here and summer is going to follow quickly. That means warm air and the need to cool your home. If you have ceiling fans, they can help you maximize your air conditioning by lowering the temperature. However, that will only work if you have the fan going in the right direction.… read more »

HVAC Repair Is Best Handled by a Trustworthy Contractor — Finding the Right Pro for You

by Greg Leisgang on May 8, 2014

Whether you're in need of immediate HVAC repair or want quotes for new HVAC equipment, finding a trustworthy contractor is critical. You need someone who is qualified, reliable and up-to-date with current industry standards in terms of HVAC efficiency, whole-house comfort and indoor air quality.… read more »

Heat Pump Freezing Up? Troubleshooting Tips to Keep Your Heating and Cooling Running

by Greg Leisgang on May 6, 2014

Heat pump issues, such as the coil freezing up, can quickly hamper heating and cooling performance and place strain on other components. If ice accumulation has occurred on the outdoor coil (heating mode) or indoor coil (cooling mode), use these tips to see if you can remedy the problem before calling your trusted HVAC technician.… read more »

Go With HVAC Professionals Who Are Licensed, Bonded and Insured

by Greg Leisgang on May 2, 2014

When the HVAC technician arrives at your West Chester home for a system repair, service or estimate, you should have the reassurance the company represented is honest, professional and possesses long-standing ties to the community. Confirm these attributes by verifying they have proper licensing, bonding and insurance.… read more »

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