HVAC and Energy Efficiency
Considering how often the phrase “energy efficient” is mentioned, it seems that most consumers would know what it means, right? The truth is—many home and business owners do not really understand energy ratings, including how advancements in HVAC systems can benefit them and save money. Continue reading below to learn more about HVAC and Energy Efficiency.
Are You Ready For Winter? Common Heat Pump Problems To Be Aware Of
Georgia’s winter season is unpredictable at best. Yet, with lots of activity, traveling, and family gatherings, the last thing homeowners want to worry about is a malfunctioning heat pump. Thus, as you prepare for the winter months, here are some common heat pump problems to be aware of:
Breathe Easier With An Air Purifier
Chances are, you’ve heard of air purifiers. Yet, in case you haven’t, an air purifier is an appliance, just like a refrigerator or microwave oven. While some people swear by them, others are unimpressed. Even so, it’s a good idea to gain some insight, considering the advantages of air purifiers, including the importance of brands and filters. With the right components, you and your family may breathe easier with an air purifier.
High Performance HVAC Equipment: Cost Savings For Your Commercial Business
If you’re a business owner in today’s economy, you’re well aware of the significant costs required to keep your business operating efficiently, with even greater demands following if your business runs out of a commercial facility. Accounting for 39% of the total energy consumed in the United States, commercial buildings, along with government agencies must rely on HVAC systems. Thus, when it comes to the design of these units, high-performance HVAC equipment can help commercial businesses realize substantial cost savings of up to 40%.
A Comfortable Home: Learning The Basics
With the turn of the seasons, many will find that they are adjusting their heating and cooling units to bring comfort to their homes. Yet, when it comes to HVAC systems, most do not have the tools to make the best decisions concerning their equipment. For a comfortable home in the season to come, it’s best to learn the basics.
R-22 (Freon): Phasing Out
At this point, most consumers are aware of the phasing out of R-22 (Freon), as initiated by the Environmental Protection Agency, beginning in 2010. Previously used in air conditioners and heat pumps, R-22 refrigerant contains CFC’s, or chlorofluorocarbons, and has proved damaging to the ozone layer. Yet, for consumers with HVAC systems and other equipment still using the R-22 coolant, many are wondering how this change will affect them.