What Are The Differences Between The Different Types Of Hood Fans?

When most people think of air conditioning and ventilation, they think of keeping entire rooms cool. They may not consider individual appliances. However, certain appliances need cool air too. Your kitchen range is one of these. Grease, offensive odors, and heat can make cooking highly unpleasant. The right range hood fan will eliminate these issues.

Understanding the Differences in Air Vents, Registers, and Grilles

If your home has central heating and air, it contains a series of openings used to transfer air to and from the air conditioner and furnace. These openings are the grilles, vents, and registers. This is your guide to speaking like a pro when you talk about airflow within your home. Understanding and Replacing Air

Will Vacuuming or Dusting Air Registers and Vents Make a Difference?

If you look into your air vents or registers and see dust and debris, you may want to pull out the vacuum. Unfortunately, the DIY approach removes only surface grime, leaving other allergens and germs deeper within the ductwork. To clean the ductwork and other HVAC components thoroughly, you may need to hire a professional.

How to Positively Impact Our Planet: A Look at Your Carbon Footprint

It seems that individuals and companies across the nation are looking for ways to go green and make a positive impact on the planet. Though this may seem daunting at first, it doesn’t have to be. There are many simple and realistic ways that individuals and families can help reduce their carbon footprint while also

Why Fall is Just Better in Texas

As fall approaches, it’s time to start enjoying some of the best that Texas has to offer. Though we may be a little biased, we think that fall is just better in Texas. Whether you’re new to the area or you’ve been settled here for years, here is a list of fun fall activities that

What You Need To Know About Energy Efficiency Audits

The U.S. Energy Star Program states that more than half of the energy you use in your home goes into heating and cooling. The energy efficiency of your heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system decides your monthly energy bills and how your home or business impacts the environment. Professional home energy audits from an

Is Your A/C System Using Dangerous Counterfeit R-22?

Using the wrong coolant in an older air conditioning system can start a fire in your home or business due to a combination of hydrocarbons that make refrigerants highly flammable. The wrong coolant doesn’t always mean an honest mistake—it could mean an untrustworthy heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) company taking advantage of customers. If

Is Variable Speed Air Conditioning Right for Me?

The Basics Of Variable Speed Technology Conventional motors in an air handler (the part of your air-conditioning system that moves air through the ducts in your home) are only capable of running at full speed. Even if the motor doesn’t need to run that hard to cool your home, it will. This means that it

How do Air Purifiers Work?

Improve Your Home’s Air Quality For Better Health Most people are aware that air quality can have a significant impact on personal health, but what many may not know is that the air inside a home is typically more harmful than air from outside. Every year, Americans spend millions on home air purifiers, but how

Great Moments in the History of Air Conditioning

Think about how terrible it would be if we had to return to using ice and a fan to stay cool. Thankfully we have this amazing invention called an air conditioner. When was the last time you had your AC serviced? We recommend you have your AC looked at a certified tech at least once