Save Scratch with Zoned A.C.
Imagine if every light bulb within your home was operated using only one switch. This might be a nice scenario when it’s bedtime, but during the evening it would be impractical and play out as a giant waste of electricity with every bulb illuminated. This “one switch” example is a metaphor that gets bandied about by HVAC professionals when differentiating between central and zoned HVAC systems. Central A.C. is the all-lights-on approach, whereas a zoned system is the procedur
Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Central A.C.
Homeowners, most of them operating on fixed-budgets with limited wiggle-room, have to make some pretty tough decisions regarding home projects, repairs, and upgrades. These undertakings can cause more indecision when they fall under the banner of what realtors and appraisers dub “invisible upgrades,” such as, new insulation, plumbing, septic tanks, et al. These accoutrements make a home comfortable and habitable, but they operate behind the scenes. HVAC systems fall into this
It’s Not Necessarily the Heat, It’s the Humidity
We all know that uncomfortable, icky feeling produced by barometer-breaking humidity; where five minutes after you get out of the shower and already you feel like you need to get back in. Your clothes stick, your hair is frizzy, and you almost yearn for those arctic airstreams of winter. Well, it turns out that your house finds abnormal humidity distasteful, as well. Today, the average 2,000-square-foot new home contains approximately six hundred gallons of water within its w