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New Research Busts HVAC Myth about Duct Leakage in Conditioned Spaces

Comfort Institute (CI) partnered with the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance (GCEA) in an attempt to bust the long-held myth that leaky ducts in conditioned spaces do not contribute to energy savings and only leaky ducts in unconditioned spaces should be sealed. Long story short, the myth was indeed BUSTED!

 

For the study, eleven Cincinnati, OH [...]

By |March 20th, 2018|Categories: Duct Duct News, Healthy Home||0 Comments

Treat techs like doctors, trust in education & certifications.

If your HVAC system needs to be repaired, every service company in the country is willing to do the job. However, it’s important to remember that due to the sophisticated nature of Heating/Cooling equipment, and its technology, system maintenance and repairs should only be performed by a licensed technician. Hiring an unlicensed, or inexperienced [...]

By |February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Friday Feed, Healthy Home||0 Comments

Whole-home comfort and health evaluations

A whole-home comfort evaluation provides homeowners with valuable consumer information and tips that cover many aspects of home comfort including ways to reduce or eliminate common problems such as:

 

Hot and cold spots
Excessive dust
Allergy and asthma suffering
Dry or damp indoor air
Unhealthy indoor air
Noisy or unreliable heating/cooling equipment
Excessive utility [...]

By |February 16th, 2018|Categories: Friday Feed, Healthy Home||0 Comments

Super Bowl Edition: What is SEER Without A Strong Team Around It

So the Browns had 3 first round picks this year. That sounds pretty good right? Yet they didn’t win a single game. Since 2012, the Browns have had 11 First Round draft picks. That’s nearly 2 a year. With all of that talent you would think they could string together a winning season, at [...]

By |February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Friday Feed, Healthy Home||0 Comments

Infrared Cameras: Uncover your leakage

Finding and identifying the cause of water damage can be complicated. Water travels the path of least resistance, so water leaking from an upstairs bathroom could pop-up along a can light in your Kitchen. If there is a roof leak, the water reaching your ceiling and will travel to the lowest point, often a ceiling fixture [...]

By |January 12th, 2018|Categories: Friday Feed, Healthy Home||0 Comments

STAY SAFE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

On the Road

 

Holidays cause distractions

Look out for distracted drivers and children pulling away from their parents in parking lots. People are more distracted and parking lots are busier than usual during the holidays. Remind teen drivers to be on high alert during the holidays because other people are often more distracted, and the weather [...]

By |December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Friday Feed, Healthy Home||0 Comments

Do you need UV ?

 

Ultraviolet HVAC devices can be very beneficial when added to your system, most importantly killing cold and flu germs. Find out how a UV devices and help your family.

 

Clean and Balanced Airflow

Ultraviolet technology has been utilized in air cleaners since the 90’s. UV devices were used to improve IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) in circulatory system of [...]

By |December 1st, 2017|Categories: Friday Feed, Healthy Home||0 Comments

Five reasons why NOW is time to upgrade your HVAC equipment.

Is your HVAC system on its last leg?

Average life of an HVAC system is 12-15 years. Air conditioners typically last 10-15 years and furnaces typically last 15+ years. Bad news, chances are the people who owned the home before you, probably didn’t take proper care of it. HVAC systems work like human beings… [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Friday Feed, Healthy Home||0 Comments

What you need to know about energy ratings

ENERGY STAR®

 

What You Should Know about ENERGY STAR®

 

The government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions. Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection [...]

By |November 10th, 2017|Categories: Friday Feed, Healthy Home||0 Comments

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||0 Comments