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What Do You Know About A Heat Pump?

Heat pumps are an important part of a home, especially during the winter months. Yet, most do not understand the components of a heat pump and how they work. In essence, the four main components include the compressor, condenser, expansion valve and the evaporator. Of the four components mentioned, the condenser is vital, and is responsible for the most important function—heating a room.

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Are You In the Market For A Furnace?

As temperatures begin to drop in Georgia, residents throughout the region will soon make the switch—from air conditioning to heating. While every homeowner wants a reliable home heating system, many do not take the time to learn about the features available to them. Thus, if you’re in the market for a furnace, here’s a few ways that you can plan ahead.

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Are All AC Filters The Same?

Perhaps an HVAC technician has showed you the build-up of dust and debris on your air conditioning filter when replacing it. By catching particles and other matter, AC filters protect the vital components of an HVAC system, including the blower fan and evaporator. In this way, AC filters maintain a system’s efficiency. Yet, another important job of an air conditioning filter is to remove pollen, dander, dust, and other pollutants that might contribute to respiratory conditions and allergies.

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The Key To Energy Savings

Did you know? Nearly half of all HVAC systems are installed incorrectly. While it’s assumed that homeowners would be aware of this installation defect, they rarely are. That’s because a low quality installation doesn’t mean that the unit will not work. It simply means that it will not work at the capacity that it should. What consumers may notice is that they struggle to maintain a level of comfort in their home, while their energy bill skyrockets.

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Quality Insulation: It Makes a Difference

When it comes to quality insulation, the average homeowner may not know which material and method is best. In some instances, it all has to do with asking the right questions. That’s why it’s important to determine where you need your installation installed (walls, cracks, crevices, framing) as well as the recommended R-values for your area or region.

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Carbon Monoxide Alarms: Protection and Prevention For Your Family

Did you know? Hundreds of people die every year due to Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning, and high levels of the gas can kill someone in a matter of minutes. While CO is naturally emitted from fuel-burning appliances (gas, oil, kerosene, wood, charcoal) in or around the home, the levels of CO are not dangerous—when appliances are functioning properly.

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