What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need?

Posted by & filed under Cooling, HVAC.

Women sitting on a couch enjoying her air conditioning system

Home air conditioning systems are available in three main categories: traditional split-system air conditioners, packaged air conditioners and ductless systems. Each of these operate by the same basic process to lower the temperature and dehumidify the air in our homes. They all require an evaporator coil, a condenser coil, a compressor and refrigerant to essentially pull… Read more »

HVAC Summer Maintenance Checklist

Posted by & filed under HVAC.

HVAC system on a beautiful green grass during a hot summer day

One of the best feelings is stepping into an air conditioned home after a hot, sweltering day. Your AC unit is a life saver in the summer, and while you may pay little attention to it when it’s running smoothly, it can be a serious pain when it stops working efficiently, not to mention pretty… Read more »

Do I Need a Carbon Monoxide Detector?

Posted by & filed under Tips & Tricks.

Man installing a carbon monoxide detector as the woman homeowner watches over

It is strongly recommended that all homes have functioning carbon monoxide detectors to notify you when there is an unsafe level of carbon monoxide in the air. What Is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless gas found in fumes produced any time you burn fuel in cars or trucks, stoves, grills, fireplaces, gas… Read more »

How to Stay Cool and Save Money This Summer

Posted by & filed under Cooling.

Middle aged women adjusting her smart thermostat as her husband cooks breakfast in the background

Keeping your home cool in the summer is essential for indoor comfort. However, the more you run your air conditioner, the more money you inevitably have to spend. With every family member having a different opinion on how cool the house should be, it can be tough to find a middle ground. Fortunately, there are… Read more »

5 Ways to Conserve Energy at Home

Posted by & filed under Tips & Tricks.

Caucasian male in a navy blue t shirt turning the lights off in his home.

According to ENERGY STAR®, as much as half of your energy usage goes towards heating and air conditioning your home. The other half? Well, that’s up to you and your family’s personal habits. Cooking, laundry, TV, computers, smart gadgets – they can all add up to some big utility bills. 1. Heating, Ventilation, And Cooling… Read more »

Benefits of Air Conditioning

Posted by & filed under HVAC.

Young while male sitting on a couch turning on his air conditioning while working at a computer

While the rising summer temperatures are a welcome change from bitter Canadian winters and rainy springs, heat and humidity can make indoor living close to unbearable. Air conditioning increases the comfort inside your home, decreasing humidity and cooling down your living spaces. But there’s more to your AC unit than just providing comfort. From improving… Read more »