The idea of caring for the planet sounds like a noble thing to do and — an overwhelming goal at the same time. Rather than taking on the responsibility of looking after every aspect of the earth on your own, you can take steps to take care of your home and have that be your
The efficiency of your HVAC system is important for a number of reasons. The more efficient a furnace is, the less energy it uses to heat your home. With less energy used, whether that means gas, oil, or electricity, you save money on every energy bill. You can also feel better about your carbon footprint
As the global climate changes, we are seeing more extreme weather events. No matter where you live you are likely seeing changes in the weather from stronger storms to more droughts to flooding, heat waves, and the polar vortex. What you may not have realized is that this changing weather can change the quality of
Being exposed to mold spores is a concern for all indoor spaces, from your home to your workplace. As an employer, though, you have the added responsibility of making sure your workers are breathing air that is safe and free from mold. Mold can easily creep into buildings in a number of ways, but the
Buying a new furnace or air conditioner is full of potential pitfalls. With so many decisions to make, it’s easy to neglect important considerations and rush into the first enticing deal that comes your way. However, taking your time and doing your research will help you to avoid these common and potentially costly mistakes when
Unfortunately, disreputable and downright fake HVAC companies take advantage of customers on a daily basis. The ease at which these companies can scan their customers is largely due to most homeowners’ inexperience with HVAC systems, as well as the significant cost of the systems themselves.
If you’re in the market for a new HVAC system, it can be hard to know how to compare various costs, especially because individual quotes can contain such different items. This guide can help you navigate your way through various offers and prices in order to make an informed decision.
Winter energy bills are often a shock to the system. After a comfortable summer and a cozy fall, the extreme temperature drop that most experience during the winter months can make utility bills skyrocket. Some homeowners may not realize that there are certain steps they can take to make their home more energy efficient during
Did you know that your building could be wasting up to 30% of its energy potential? According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, that is the amount of energy wasted by the average building. How can you optimize your building’s energy efficiency and regain that 30%? Here are a few tips.
It can be easy to overlook the importance of indoor air quality in commercial spaces. In reality, however, having quality indoor air in a commercial space is just as important as in your home. Americans spend approximately 90 percent of their time indoors, and commercial spaces make up a large part of that percentage, especially