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Florence is Here: Plan for the worst. Hope for the best.

A lot of North and South Carolina residents are saying that right now as Hurricane Florence speeds towards the Carolina coast.  Hope won’t protect your house, but good planning just might.  In the remaining days before Florence makes landfall, take some time to get your house ready for the rain and wind coming this weekend…. Read More

Guide to Choosing an HVAC Thermostat

Remember the old days when choosing a thermostat was easy? In fact it was easier than easy, there was no choice. When you got a new system in the 80’s you were the proud owner of one of these beautiful pieces of history. Not only did you get this amazing retro cover but should you… Read More

3 Misleading Ways Replacement HVAC Systems are Advertised

Other than your car, your house and your kids’ education, your new HVAC system will likely be one of the larger purchases you will ever make. So how do you make sure you are getting a good deal and not falling for dishonest sales tactics? This article highlights some of the most prevalent and misleading… Read More

HVAC Issues to Avoid When Purchasing a New Home

Purchasing a home is an exciting but stressful process. As the home buyer, you want to make sure you are getting your money’s worth and not buying a property that will cause trouble and cost extra money right after the sale (or at least go into it with your eyes open if you’re in love… Read More

Managing HVAC Maintenance Costs: A Guide for Facility Managers

A commercial building’s HVAC system is likely the most expensive and complicated system in the entire facility and easily costs hundreds of thousands of dollars to install.  Facilities managers owe it to owners and tenants to maintain these systems properly to provide a comfortable working environment at a reasonable operating cost.  As complicated and expensive… Read More

Air Conditioner Noises You Shouldn’t Ignore

  Our homes are full of noises.  Screaming babies, blaring televisions, clanging pots and pans.  But your heating and air conditioning unit should be one of the quietest things in your home.  High quality A/C equipment and duct systems are designed so you never notice the compressor whirring or the smooth swoosh of cool air… Read More

Saving Money on Your Air Conditioning This Summer

According to Energy Star 1, your home heating and air conditioning system may account for up to 42% of your monthly utility bill.  For those living in states with hot and humid climates, that number can easily reach 50% each month. With that much of your money going towards keeping you cool, it makes sense… Read More

HVAC and Home Automation

People are upping their home’s wow factor and having fun doing it by installing home automation systems that let them remotely control all sorts of equipment and systems in their house. With home automation devices and a smartphone app, you can turn off lights, check the security system, preheat the oven, or even have music… Read More

Spring Cleaning for Your HVAC System

Spring is finally getting started (for real this time?), and you’re probably getting the feeling that it’s time to declutter the house and get things fresh and ready for warmer temperatures.  One of the most important systems in your home, the system that can mean the difference between comfort and misery this summer, needs just… Read More

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