If your furnace is kicking on and off constantly throughout the day, it could be a sign of a serious problem. This condition is known as short-cycling because the cycle between turning on and off is much shorter than it should be. Here are some possible causes when your furnace short-cycles.
When your furnace doesn’t get enough air circulation, it can overheat when it turns on. Then, as a safety mechanism, it shuts itself off. Read More»
Are you tired of the hot weather of summer and are glad that winter has come at last? Have you finally shut off your air conditioner, glad that you won’t have to look at it again for several months? Although it may feel good to simply shut off the air conditioner in your home, this isn’t the last thing that you should do this year. To make sure that it and your home are prepared for next year, there are some maintenance steps that you need to take. Read More»
If you are looking for an efficient and cheaper energy solution to heat your home, biomass is your answer. It is a fuel that is completely renewable because it is made from dry organic materials like timber and agricultural waste. If you use this fuel to heat your home, you probably have a radiant heating system and there are some things that you will want to know about maintenance. Here are some tips to help with the maintenance of your biomass boiler and radiant heating: Read More»
Delaying repairs to your air conditioning system can lead to further problems including more costly repairs down the line, an uncomfortably warm home, and higher utility bills. For these reasons, it’s a good idea to be on the lookout for signs that something is wrong with your AC. When you have repairs made promptly, you will ensure your home stays cool all summer and that your AC lasts as long as possible. Read More»
Today, the HVAC systems installed in homes are more efficient than ever. Your home can be improved with a combination of efficient AC design and passive cooling through ventilation and thermal convection. The design of your home should include things like natural ventilation and thermal barriers to reduce the need for conventional HVAC. Here are some of the things that combine good passive energy home designs with modern HVAC to reduce energy consumption and carbon footprints on the environment: Read More»