Tips for Saving on Energy Costs this Holiday Season

The holidays are a fun and exciting time of the year. Unfortunately, the holiday season is also a time of high energy usage for most homeowners. The good news is that you can work toward reducing energy even during the holidays. Below, we’ll offer some expert tips for saving on energy costs during one of

Home Comfort Tips for Pet Owners

Many homes have pets, including cats, dogs, and sometimes one (or several!) of each. Pets bring a lot of pleasure to the people who own and love them, but they also can bring some not so great things, like pet hair, dander, and debris, which can affect your home’s air quality. Fortunately, these types of

HVAC Hacks: What You Should and Shouldn’t Do Yourself

Tempted to Hack Your HVAC Repair? You’re handy around the house. You’ve stained some kitchen cabinets, repaired a few leaky faucets, and maybe even built a deck. You’re that homeowner. Now that your HVAC system is in need of a repair, you’re probably thinking “hey, why not?” Maybe, you’ve even considered replacing the system entirely

Prolong the Life of Your Heating and Cooling System with an HVAC Maintenance Plan

Have you ever heard the phrase, “prevention is the best medicine”? Well, the same is true for your HVAC system. Just like your vehicle needs a regular oil change and routine inspection, your HVAC system needs to be inspected, cleaned, and lubricated at least once a year. A maintenance agreement makes this process easy and

What are UV Air Treatment Systems?

Did you know that there are areas of your HVAC system where mold and bacteria like to hang out? These organisms can start to grow in the indoor coil and drain pan of your air conditioning unit and impact airflow and efficiency. Not to mention, these organisms can also become airborne, negatively affecting the air

Going Green While Saving Green: How to Increase Energy Efficiency and Lower HVAC Costs

Today it seems like there are so many green products on the market, it may be hard to determine which environmentally-friendly products are right for you and your family. But you don’t have to be an environmentalist to see that increasing energy efficiency is both beneficial to the environment and your wallet. When it comes

Do I Really Need an Air Purifier?

You want to keep your family safe and happy, and a big part of that is creating a home environment that is both comfortable and healthy. The indoor air quality of your home not only impacts your home comfort, but it can also play a significant role in your family’s health. An air purifier is

HVAC Performance

Improving the Performance of Your HVAC System Over Time

HVAC systems are complex, expensive systems to replace. Luckily, homeowners can take steps to get more out of their existing systems. With proper care and maintenance, many homeowners can extend the lives of their systems years beyond the average life expectancy. Here’s what you need to know. The Average Life of an HVAC System Central

Types of Air Filters

Are All Air Filters the Same? Understanding the Various Types of Air Filters

An air filter is an integral part of a heating and cooling system. It traps small particles in the air as it circulates through the system and keeps them from going back into the building. These particles may cause allergic reactions, respiratory problems, and other health issues. The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers has

8 Ways to Soak Up Your Favorite Season in Los Angeles

Fall in Los Angeles has none of the tell-tale signs that it might in other parts of the country. There are no dramatic color changes. The temperatures remain warm, and the weather is sunny. Though fall in Los Angeles may not be typical, it still offers a number of great opportunities to soak up the