Ways to Save Money with Energy-Efficient Appliances

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Everybody wants to save money in their home, and there are many ways to cut down on expenditures. A way that we can help you with lowering annual costs is through installing special energy-saving HVAC and IAQ (indoor air quality) appliances and products. Below are a few suggestions.

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Upgrade Your HVAC System for Winter with an ERV

Monday, October 17th, 2016

The most important part of preparing a home for the coming winter is to schedule regular maintenance for the heating system. (Our Proactive Service Agreement is an easy way to have maintenance done each fall, as well as maintenance for the air conditioner in the spring.) But there are some upgrades you can make to your HVAC system that will provide even better heating performance, comfort, and energy efficiency this winter. One of these upgrades that we install is an ERV.

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Here’s How to Improve Indoor Air Quality This Winter

Monday, January 11th, 2016

To keep a home energy efficient during the winter, it needs to have strong insulation against the outside. This prevents heat from escaping and creating cold drafts. But there’s a negative side-effect to maintaining this seal against the outdoors, which is that it allows the concentration of contaminants inside your house to build up without any way of escaping. This often leads to a serious decline in indoor air quality that triggers asthma and respiratory problems.

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How an Energy Recovery Ventilator Will Help Your Home This Winter

Monday, October 26th, 2015

When the temperature outdoors drops, you don’t want your home to suffer from any cold draughts that might sneak in. To make sure that you keep the heat trapped inside your home where it belongs, you need to have strong insulation in the walls and attic and all air leaks sealed.

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3 Reasons to Have an Energy Recovery Ventilator Installed

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

An energy recovery ventilator (ERV) is a device that a professional can install into your HVAC system to help you enjoy fresher indoor air without sacrificing the energy efficiency of your air conditioner and heater. An ERV uses a process called counter-flow heat exchange to pre-condition a current of fresh outdoor air with a current of stale indoor air. During warm weather, the warm outdoor air loses heat to the indoor air, and during cold weather the cool outdoor air gains heat from the indoor air.

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