The Efficiency Of A Condensing, Modulating Furnace
12 November 2015
A conventional furnace has one heat exchanger and a one- or two-speed motor. This design is effective, but it is limited by its need to vent exhaust gases up through a vent pipe in the ceiling. Because the conventional furnace has to leave enough heat in the exhaust gases to allow them to rise out of the vent pipe, it will never be more than 83% efficient. If you are looking for the most efficient model that money can buy, you need to look for a modulating, condensing furnace.
Wintertime Maintenance Tips For Your Central A/C System
9 November 2015
With a demanding summer cooling season long gone, now is the time for your central A/C system to enjoy a much-deserved rest. Now is also the time to tackle those maintenance tasks you've been putting off over the past few months. Here are some things you can do this winter to prepare your A/C system to tackle yet another summer.
Thoroughly Clean Your A/C System
It's probably been a while since you've last cleaned your central A/C system.
Weighing The Pros And Cons Of Tankless Water Heaters
6 November 2015
Many people evaluate their old home appliances after a few years to determine if they should get an upgrade. In some cases, this just means buying a new model of the same type of appliance. But new technologies make it possible to switch to better and more efficient appliances that serve the same purpose, but in a different way. One such appliance is a tankless water heater. As opposed to traditional tank heaters, these modern alternatives are popping up in households across the country.
The Advantages Of Using A Gas Powered Clothes Dryer
3 November 2015
Clothes dryers are one of the most commonly used appliances in the home today. Whether they are powered by gas or electricity, a dryer is a must for getting your laundry dry in a relatively short period of time. In recent years, many people have chosen to use gas-powered dryers for drying their clothes. These types of dryers have several different benefits that make them an ideal way to get your clothes soft and dry.