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Ventilation

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 [...]

3 Types of Ventilation That Help Cool Your Home

By |May 19th, 2015|Ventilation|

Home ventilation is a great way to keep your air quality high because pollutants tend to concentrate within the walled-off environment of your home. As Phoenix heats up this summer, you can also use ventilation to [...]

What Does Condensation on Your Home’s Windows Mean?

By |April 30th, 2015|IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation|

You see drops of moisture on the inside of your windows. Your windows are leaking, right? Actually, no. That's condensation. Home window condensation is a sign that your home's interior has too much humidity. How [...]

How to Remove the Blockage in Your Vents

By |March 27th, 2014|Ventilation|

A vent blockage means that your furnace ducts are obstructed, and this means one or more rooms won’t receive efficient heating or cooling from your HVAC system. Vent blockages occur for a number of reasons, such as clogged filters or pieces of filter blown into ductwork or insulation getting pushed into a duct. Whatever the reason, vent blockages compromise the efficiency of your HVAC system. […]

Ignore Attic Ventilation And Insulation Issues … And Pay The Price

By |November 6th, 2012|Ventilation|

Now that the hottest months of summer are over, it’s a great time to evaluate your attic ventilation and insulation. On hot days, temperatures in your attic can reach upwards of 150 degrees — which, in turn, can make your energy costs skyrocket. […]

Why Attic Ventilation Is So Important

By |September 25th, 2012|Ventilation|

Having an attic in your home can be great because it provides extra storage space and it can also increase the value of your home. However, an attic can also cause problems if it is not properly ventilated and insulated. Proper attic ventilation is important for a few different reasons. Unfortunately, many attics either have no ventilation at all or they have inadequate ventilation. An attic like this can cost homeowners a lot of money in the long run. […]

Improve Ventilation With An Attic Fan, Get These 3 Perks

By |June 26th, 2012|Ventilation|

Attic fans are a great investment in central Arizona, where summertime temperatures are regularly sustained at well above 100 degrees through the summer months. Even with insulation and radiant barriers installed, when the sun’s heat falls onto your roof it heats up the air inside the attic. Attic fans remove this heated air, and cooler “makeup” air is drawn in through remote vents. […]

Heat Recovery Ventilator: Tips To Optimize Its Performance

By |April 3rd, 2012|Heating, Ventilation|

A heat recovery ventilator is a blessing for Phoenix Valley homeowners. Indoor air can be as much as five times more polluted than outdoor air, as unvented indoor air becomes stale and riddled with allergens, [...]

Dust-Control Measures To Give Pollutants The Boot

By |February 28th, 2012|Ventilation|

Dust is a problem for many Arizona residents. The dry climate makes the entire state a dust magnet. Dust is not only unsightly and creates more work, but for allergy sufferers and those with other [...]

Duct Efficiency Is (Partly) Determined By Insulation

By |January 27th, 2012|Air Conditioning, Air ducts, Ductwork, Heating, IAQ – Indoor Air Quality, Preventive Maintenance, Ventilation|

The heating and cooling efficiency of your home is the result of several factors, including air sealing, upgrading insulation and using an efficient HVAC system, that combine to achieve energy savings for Phoenix Valley homeowners. [...]