ENERGY STAR® asserts that 68°F is the ideal thermostat temperature setting for the winter season. This magic number offers a healthy balance of comfort and energy efficiency. You’re free to pick a different temperature setting based on your preferences, of course, but it’s wise to stick to this recommendation as much as possible…. Continue Reading
An undersized or oversized air conditioning system can cause a lot of problems. For instance, an air conditioner that’s too small will consume too much energy while still failing to cool the home properly. An oversized air conditioning system, on the other hand, will constantly short cycle. Electric bills also tend to be high in both cases. In today’s article, Cooper Brothers, Inc., the leading expert in air conditioner and home furnace repair in our area, provides some tips to help you choose the right size of air conditioner.
During the summer, it’s not always the heat coming in from outside that makes your home feel uncomfortable; the presence of moisture in your indoor air is also a factor as to why you experience that “sticky” feeling. This hot, muggy environment is a result of excessive humidity, and is a problem many homeowners face today.
The hot and humid conditions of the summer season can result in storms, especially those that involve strong winds and short yet heavy rainfall. With this in mind, it’s important to ensure that your HVAC system is prepared. There are steps you need to take to prevent a breakdown so you don’t get stuck without it after a storm.
Many of us love to entertain friends and loved ones outdoors as the weather warms up. But an HVAC unit that’s too visible in your yard can ruin your home’s outdoor aesthetic. Though an essential component of your luxury home, it’s not necessarily something you want front and center.