Understanding SEER Ratings and Why They’re Important

May 19, 2022

Energy efficiency is obviously an important consideration when deciding what type of HVAC equipment to install. Calculating the energy efficiency of a furnace is simple since all you need to look at is the percentage of fuel the unit converts to heat. Unfortunately, determining the energy efficiency of an air conditioner or other cooling equipment is quite a bit more complicated. The reason is that, unlike with furnaces, the efficiency of an air conditioner can fluctuate quite dramatically from month to month or even hour to hour. Since the AC unit sits outside your house, it is directly impacted by...

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How Does Aeroseal Duct Sealing Work?

July 22, 2019

The HVAC system is obviously one of the most essential parts of your home. Your air ducts need to be in good shape to allow all that hot or cold air to travel to each room of the home. Air ducts eventually develop cracks, gaps or holes that allow much of that hot or cold air to escape. In fact, the average home loses around 20% to 30% of this air due to duct leaks. For this reason, Aeroseal duct sealing is something homeowners should consider. Aeroseal vs. Conventional Duct Sealing In the past, most HVAC companies used metal tape,...

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