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Consider These Bathroom Ventilation Tips

By |October 8th, 2015|Fans, Ventilation|

We may not see a lot of humidity here in Arizona, but our bathrooms sure do. The small and enclosed nature of these spaces paired with high volumes of moisture create the perfect conditions for [...]

Using Your Ceiling Fans: The 3 Keys to Maximum Energy Savings

By |August 13th, 2013|Fans|

Using ceiling fans in your home may help cut down your energy costs; however there are a few things that you should be aware of if you plan to try this method. Ceiling fans do not actually cool air in the room they are being used in. In fact, the heat caused by the motor actually works to add more heat to the room. The only reason a ceiling fan should be turned on is if there is a person or animal that will feel more comfortable with some air movement in the room. With humans, the movement of air helps our body cool down by evaporating our sweat more efficiently. Therefore, if no one is in the room to receive the benefits of air circulation, the ceiling fan should be turned off. That way, you will not be needlessly wasting energy by running a fan in an unoccupied room.   […]

The Summer Season In Phoenix Is Long: Advance Your Air Circulation With These Tips

By |September 8th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Filters, Fans, Filtration, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance|

In Phoenix, summer can seem to drag on. You may be cooped up in your home because outdoor temperatures are close to unbearable. But that can affect your health if the air quality in our homes isn’t all that good. Poor indoor air quality can worsen allergies and asthma. Consider taking a few simple measures to correct that situation. […]

Valley Homeowners: How Much Preventive Maintenance Does Your Heat Pump Require?

By |July 14th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Ductwork, Fans, Heat Pump, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats, Ventilation|

Heat pumps offer Phoenix Valley homeowners an energy-efficient alternative to traditional forms of heating and cooling. However, to enjoy that efficiency, you have to properly maintain your system. In fact, routine professional maintenance can reduce energy-consumption by as much as 25 percent annually. But what is preventive maintenance and how often should it be performed? […]

Where And How You Use Ceiling Fans Predicts Efficiency Of Cooling Systems

By |June 23rd, 2011|Air Conditioning, Energy Evaluations, Fans, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats, Ventilation|

Ceiling fans are an effective way to make your home more comfortable. They can stand alone, or complement natural forms of ventilation or your air conditioning system. When ceiling fans are used with your air conditioner, you can increase your thermostat’s setting by 4 degrees without compromising your comfort. Before it gets excessively hot, these units may be able to cool your house by themselves. […]

It’s Never Too Late For A/C Preventive Maintenance: Here’s What You Should Expect From An Expert

By |May 18th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Fans, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats, UV Lights, Ventilation|

Routine professional maintenance is the key to an efficient cooling system. Unfortunately, many homeowners neglect such maintenance, instead electing to wait until the entire system shuts down before calling in a professional. If you’re one of those people, you may be worried that your air conditioning system won’t last the summer. Luckily, it’s not too late to schedule preventive maintenance. […]