HVAC News for Homeowners & Contractors


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

Don’t forget your best friend on this 4th of July!

Even the most patriotic dogs hate fireworks. The noise from fireworks can cause pups to panic, break leashes, jump fences and act irrational. As much as you want your dog to be by your side during the holiday it just isn’t a great idea. The smells, noise, and flashes are foreign to dogs and [...]

By |June 30th, 2017|Categories: Friday Feed|Tags: |0 Comments

Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

People tend to think of allergens and asthma as something happening outside our home - that is not the case.

Many things inside your home can trigger allergies and asthma...smoke, household dust, chemical odors, mold and pet dander are just a few items that can trigger an attack. What can you do to make your [...]

By |May 12th, 2017|Categories: Friday Feed|Tags: |0 Comments

Big Green Trees = Big Green Pockets

Tired of cranking up the thermostat to conquer those drafty winter nights?
 

It seems crazy to think that those harsh winter winds are punishing your siding, roof, and bank account, but they are.  The more open your home is to the north by northwest winds, the more likely it is your winter utility bills are [...]

By |May 5th, 2017|Categories: Friday Feed|Tags: |0 Comments

April Showers Bring May Flowers…and Allergies

General good housekeeping, and maintenance of heating and air conditioning equipment, are very important to improving your indoor air quality. Adequate ventilation and good air distribution also help. Learn more about the allergens that can impact your health.
 

Pollen: Pollen is common outdoors but can also make its way inside the home. During spring months [...]

By |April 28th, 2017|Categories: Friday Feed, Healthy Home|Tags: |0 Comments

EGIA Partnership, Exclusive Growth Opportunities for Contractors

Near the end of 2016, a powerhouse partnership was announced between EGIA, Aeroseal, and Comfort Institute (CI). You might have even heard about it recently through the 2017 EGIA Contractor University Conference Tour.

Offering exclusive growth opportunities for contractors, members of CI and/or EGIA plus Aeroseal dealers share partnership benefits, discounts, and tools that help [...]

By |April 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments