Your air filter might seem like a relatively minor part of your HVAC system, but the role it plays is anything but minor. It helps prevent unwanted dust, debris and a variety of other airborne pollutants from taking up residence inside your HVAC system. To keep up your HVAC system’s performance and your home’s overall indoor air quality, you’ll find yourself changing air filters often. But how often should it be done and when’s the best time to do it?… read more →
Considering the hot climate we experience here in San Antonio, with summer days often exceeding temperatures of 100 degrees, you need your AC system to operate at optimum levels at all times. If you haven’t had anyone look at your air conditioning yet this year, it’s not too late. There are hot days ahead. Preventive maintenance checks can ensure that your AC system works well on an ongoing basis and also extends its life.
Reducing energy use reduces your utility costs, while keeping your home comfortable. You could save up to 30 percent, and sometimes more, by increasing energy efficiency. There are several key ways you can reduce spending year after year, while enjoying cooler temperatures in the summer and warmer temperatures in the winter.
Summer has been burning through San Antonio for months, and it’s still potent. That’s why now would be the worst possible time for your air conditioning to fail on you. To make sure you and your family are protected and will stay cool all summer long, follow these tips to conserve energy and improve your A/C’s efficiency.
Did you know that the air inside your home is likely far more polluted than the air outside? The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency states that indoor air quality is far worse than the quality of the air outdoors. In fact, the EPA says that the quality of the air inside of our homes is one of the top five health risks that we face today.
It’s not news that you need clean air in your home in order to keep your family from being constantly sick. Between dust mites, mold spores, pollen, pet dander, and other harmful airborne particles, people who suffer from allergies and asthma simply can’t find relief. Even winter weather won’t make all of the allergens and asthma triggers disappear inside of your home. You know that you need to get that stuff out of the air, but what’s the best method… read more →
Thanks to the abundance of pollen around San Antonio, keeping allergy symptoms at bay during this time of year isn’t always easy. By taking steps to improve your indoor air quality, though, you can get some relief from the sneezing and watery eyes. Clean Up Your Air Have your heating system professionally inspected and cleaned every year. This improves the system’s energy efficiency while reducing the risk of dust and other debris being circulated back into the air. Ask your… read more →
Fall is in the air, and now is an ideal time to think about indoor air quality. When you’re spending a lot of time inside this season, the purity of indoor air has a big impact on health. Here are ways to improve indoor air quality in your home. Keep Fall Pollen at Bay Most allergy sufferers in San Antonio know that fall can bring misery in the form of ragweed and other pollen sources this time of year. While… read more →
HVAC systems consist of mechanical, plumbing, refrigeration, and ductwork components that are designed to provide your home with efficiently cooled and heated airflow. Challenges to efficient cooling and heating are airborne contaminants. That’s the primary reason you should choose the right air filter for your HVAC system and change it regularly. Following are the benefits and some pointers. Benefits of Air Filters It can seem hard to believe that a device as basic as your filter can save 5 to 15… read more →
In San Antonio and the surrounding areas, we make good use of our HVAC systems almost year-round due to our cold, winter days and hot, summer nights. Changing or cleaning your air filters regularly is very important for both your health and the life of your HVAC system. Most of the air in your home passes through these filters before the air is forced out of the vents. If the filters are dirty or plugged, airflow is restricted or filled with dust and dirt. A plugged… read more →