If you are looking to change your heating system to a new, high efficiency model, you are making a smart move. The new heating systems can save you in energy costs, be a more reliable source for winter heat and give you years of quality service when well-maintained. Since you are going to have a new system installed, why not add something to increase your indoor air quality? Read More New Heating System? Now Is a Great Time to Boost IAQ >>
Air-conditioning units require a high amount of energy to convert warm air to cool air, and lower the ambient air temperature, making them one of the most common sources of high home electricity consumption.
There are many undesirable particles floating through our air, such as pollution, cigarette smoke, pet dander, mold spores, dirt and even bacteria. For those of us who live in or near a city, such as the Greater Boston area, air conditions can often be even worse. And while you cannot control the air outside, you can help control the air in your home. Read More Why HEPA Filtration Can Significantly Boost Indoor Air Quality >>
Learning to read your electric meter is a great way to understand your home’s energy consumption, but it falls short when trying to calculate how efficiently your home is using this energy. That’s because meter readings don’t take weather data into consideration. The weather affects how much energy your home needs for heating and cooling. You can fill the information gap by learning about heating and cooling “degree days.” Read More Degree Days — HVAC Pros Use Them To Figure Energy Use, And You Can Too >>