HVAC News for Homeowners & Contractors


Fall is Ragweed Season

Ragweed is a flowering plant that comes from the sunflower family. Unfortunately, once this plant takes root in a given area, it is very difficult to completely rid the area of ragweed. While many people regard spring as prime pollen season, one type of pollen wreaks havoc in the late summer and fall. Ragweed [...]

By |August 17th, 2017|Categories: Friday Feed, Healthy Home|Tags: |0 Comments

Homeowners Misinformed About Airborne Dangers in Homes, Research Says

PR Newswire recently featured a new study conducted by industry leader Broan-NuTone about homeowners’ understanding of indoor air quality (IAQ). What it concluded was interesting.

 

The survey results affirmed that homeowners are concerned about poor IAQ. However, it revealed, “many of us lack the practical understanding of how to eliminate unhealthy air from our homes.” [...]

By |August 16th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Home|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Social Media Doesn’t Have to be Difficult

When it comes to social media, one of the most difficult things for a business is constantly creating content that your audience cares about.
So, we have done the work for you and created some short video's that you can use throughout your business.  Below is one of our most popular whiteboard videos about Indoor Air [...]

Your Duct Work is a Problem.

Many duct systems are excessively leaky, poorly insulated and undersized. Here are some government, utility company quotes on the importance of evaluating your ducts for possible improvement. Replacing your old heating and cooling system with a new high-efficiency system? It is essential that you evaluate the duct system, and if necessary make improvements, to [...]

By |August 11th, 2017|Categories: Friday Feed|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

6 Things To Do Now To Ensure a Busy Fall.

 

With the beginning of August upon us, we start turning to the fall activities. Pretty soon football will start up, baseball playoffs will begin, and HVAC contractors must stop thinking about Air Conditioning and turn focus to other aspects of the business.

 
Here are 6 things you need to start doing today!
 
1. Gear up your [...]

By |August 8th, 2017|Categories: Grow Your Business|Tags: |0 Comments

Fall is coming

With summer coming to an end, are you beginning to think about those cold/drafty rooms from last fall and wondering what you can do now to prevent them this year?   Kudos to you for thinking ahead and realizing you don’t have to put up with uneven temperatures in your home.
Identify your duct leaks and [...]

By |August 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

3 Ways to Be the Best-In-Neighborhood Home Performance

Whether you’re a homeowner or contractor, how do you stack up in your neighborhood regarding home performance? Recently, IE3 Media shared how you can be the best.

 

First, it’s importance to recognize home performance goes beyond just installing new equipment. It’s a common myth that a new furnace will “fix the problem.” The truth is [...]

By |July 28th, 2017|Categories: Grow Your Business|Tags: |0 Comments

Unsealed ducts allow warm air to meet cool air causing condensation.

Add moisture to a dark environment and….. MOLD
Mold and Health

A wide range of health impacts can result from exposure to molds. Common symptoms include headaches, chronic sinus infections, breathing issues, skin irritation, allergic reactions, and asthma. All molds have the potential for causing health problems, though susceptibility to these effects varies widely among individuals. [...]

By |July 28th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Home|Tags: |0 Comments

The New Home HVAC Dilemma for Homeowners, Contractors

PR Newswire just published some shocking insights backed by the EPA about residential new construction, “Four in 10 Custom Homes in the U.S. Are Built with Improper HVAC Systems.” Read the full article here.

 

When building a new home, there are a lot of different priorities for homeowners to consider: appliances, paint colors, countertops, cabinets, [...]

By |July 19th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Home|Tags: |0 Comments

Home Health Concerns? Consider Whole House Testing

Recently, one of our CI members and Washington-based contractor Barron Heating & Cooling in Bellingham, WA shared an incredible homeowner story.

 

One of its service techs had assessed that a particular homeowner needed new HVAC equipment. During the assessment, the homeowner added she had significant health issues, including an extreme rash on her face which [...]

By |July 12th, 2017|Categories: Healthy Home|Tags: |0 Comments