Dry Home? Is A Whole-House Humidifier Or Portable Unit For You?

By |January 27th, 2012|Air Conditioning, Filtration, High-Efficiency, HVAC Contractor, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

To combat the negative effects of dry air, especially in extremely dry areas like the Phoenix Valley, a whole-house humidifier is critical. Portable units are also an option, and while both devices have their advantages [...]

Variable-Speed Air Handlers Offer Enhanced Savings And Comfort

By |January 14th, 2012|Air Conditioning, Filtration, High-Efficiency, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality|

Variable-speed air handlers for HVAC systems produce multiple benefits for homeowners, including lower energy bills, more consistent comfort levels, and improved filtration and humidity control. This is especially important for residents of Central Arizona, where [...]

You Might Know That Changing Air Filters Regularly Is Important, But Do You Know Why?

By |November 1st, 2011|Air ducts, Air Filters, Ductwork, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Preventive Maintenance|

Even though you may use your furnace, boiler or other heating system less than your air conditioner, it’s still important to give your heating system the  annual maintenance it needs to run properly. Here are [...]

Air-Purification Systems Are Central Command Posts For Indoor Air Quality: Who Does Your Air Report To?

By |October 24th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air Conditioning Tips, Air Filters, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation|

On high-pollution days or during peak allergy season, people are often advised to stay indoors to reduce respiratory irritation.  But did you know that indoor air is frequently worse than outside air? The Environmental Protection [...]

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. […]

A Buyer’s Guide To Air Purification Systems: How They Help Indoor Air

By |June 30th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Filtration, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Service & Maintenance, UV Lights, Ventilation|

Air purification systems can have a huge impact on the quality of your indoor air.  They can help greatly if you or someone in your family suffers from allergies or asthma.  When you’re shopping for a purification system, there are several things you should know. […]

Fresh Air No Matter The Weather With Energy Recovery Ventilators

By |June 7th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Service & Maintenance, Ventilation|

We spend a lot of time indoors during the summer, and Arizonians are well familiar with creative ways to cool off in 100-plus degree weather. One of the more unique technologies recently introduced, Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV), helps homeowners more than endure summers spent inside their homes. […]

Download Our Free Home Comfort Guide

By |June 2nd, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Air Filters, Energy Evaluations, Filtration, Furnaces, Heating, Mold, Service & Maintenance, Thermostats, UV Lights, Ventilation|

We hope you’ve been following our blog each week and getting your HVAC questions answered right here.  Whether it’s how to change a filter, improve your indoor air quality or size your replacement HVAC equipment, we want to make sure that you get the facts you need to make informed decisions about your home comfort. […]

Get To Know: Electronic Air Cleaners

By |May 31st, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Filtration, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Service & Maintenance, UV Lights, Ventilation|

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the indoor air quality of Phoenix homes is often worse than the air quality outside. Dust, mold spores, germs and other pollutants circulate through the air with the potential to cause allergies, bouts of asthma and the spread of airborne diseases. Electronic air cleaners, as a result, have become popular as a way to clear the air and prevent health problems. There are many types of electronic air cleaners, though, and some do a much better job than others. […]

An Easy But Important To-Do: Change Those Air Filters

By |May 26th, 2011|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Energy Evaluations, Filtration, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Preventive Maintenance, Service & Maintenance, Ventilation|

We often hear about the problems of outdoor air pollution, which is considerably higher in Maricopa County than neighboring Pima County. However, the air quality inside your home can be even worse than outdoor air. Because you spend about 90 percent of your time indoors, it is important to eliminate air contaminants from your heating and cooling system. Prolonged exposure to indoor air pollution may lead to health problems such as asthma or other upper-respiratory issues. […]