Baby, It’s Cold Outside

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How Frequently Should I Change My Furnace Filter? Fall has finally arrived, and with that, we are inching closer to snowy days and colder nights. With the sudden drop in temperature, it is common for people to bump up the thermostat to warm up. However, before the cold weather arrives, it’s critical to take some precautions to ensure that your winter season is spent warm and cozy in your home and not bundling up waiting for the repairman. First, be …

Is Your Home Heating System Running Properly?

brad Heating, HVAC

It’s getting so chilly outside! Last month, we talked about how to avoid the dreaded pipes gripes. Today, we’re going to focus on your home heating system and what you can do to make sure it’s running at optimum efficiency. Most importantly, have your furnace inspected by an HVAC professional. A HEP comfort specialist can ensure your heating system is running smoothly. If you think your heating system is experiencing any kind of issues, be sure to mention this to …

How to Prepare Your Home for Winter

brad Safety, Winter Weather

The air is getting crisp, the leaves crunchy, and the smell of burning wood is already in the air. The Halloween decorations are out, and the holiday decorations will hit the shelves any time now.  Fall is in full swing, and winter will be here before we know it! It’s time to prepare your home for winter. Make sure your home is ready before Tennessee starts looking like Hoth.

When it Comes to Your Home, What Kind of Air are You Breathing?

brad Air Filtration, HVAC

The average adult breathes around 8 liters of air per minute. While your lungs are fantastic at air filtration, did you know they have to work harder when you’re indoors? Some Interesting Facts… According to the American Time Use Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2015, the average working American spends roughly 7.7 hours sleeping and 1 hour engaged in household activities. That’s over one-third of the day spent indoors! Indoor air is typically 4-5 times more polluted than …

The Need for Insulation: Old Homes & New

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The Need for Insulation: Old Homes & New The key to keeping your home cool in the heat and warm in the cold. Within certain homes, inadequate or failing insulation can result in huge wastes of energy. Insulating ceilings, walls and floors is essential to keeping your home as comfortable as possible. An insulation upgrade makes your home more comfortable and greatly reduces your utility bills. One thing to keep in mind is that older homes tend to have less insulation than newer homes. Newer homes are …