Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are some of the most used home technologies in the country. They provide comfort to any indoor space they are set up in, adjusting the interior’s temperatures so that it is neither too hot nor cold. They can, however, be some of the most costly appliances to maintain and run, especially if you cannot stay on top of their intricate maintenance and upkeep requirements. A recent Huffington Post article detailed several points that homeowners need to pay close attention to when it comes to their HVAC systems. The article warned homeowners of the hidden costs attached to HVACs, and noted some tips that can be kept in mind to help bring down monthly utility bills. Many of the suggestions call for expert help, specifically from HVAC contractors, to solve problems that could decrease the efficiency of the systems.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
It appears as if spring came early this year. According to a Fox 59 news article, many Indiana residents have started to experience allergy symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, and watery eyes way before March 20, the official start of spring. According to Dr. Scott Phillips, an allergist at St. Vincent Hospital, cedar trees and other offenders have already started to pollenate and are expected to bloom soon. He also said he can’t predict whether this year will be better or worse than the years past, but signs are saying that this year could be bad indeed.
Friday, May 8, 2015
Summers in Indianapolis aren’t as sweltering as in other cities, but the heat can still get pretty uncomfortable. In the middle of summer, temperatures reach an average daily high of 86°F, and that’s just the average, meaning days can still get hotter than that figure. Even if summer is still several weeks away, now is the perfect time to prepare your air conditioning unit for the beating it’ll surely take come summertime. After all, the last thing you want to happen is to force an unprepared unit to immediately work full blast and then have it break down in the middle of a hot day.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
To keep your employees comfortable in the workplace, your office should be equipped with the right HVAC system. That might be a challenge if you don’t know much about heating and cooling in Indianapolis, but in the end, it comes down to three things: energy efficiency, determining the right size, and heating and cooling loads. If you take into account all of these three factors, your working environment will be more energy efficient with reduced utility costs and improved comfort for everyone. Energy-Efficiency Most commercial buildings today are turning to eco-friendly solutions. There’s all sorts of green products that are being favored today by companies all over the world, including energy-efficient heating and cooling systems. Most of the latest models and units today are all energy-efficient and if your workspace isn’t using new models, it’s definitely time to replace that faulty HVAC equipment that you’ve had for the past 10 or 15 years.