What You Need to Know Before You Hire A HVAC Technician
May 10, 2016
There is perhaps nothing more irritating than having to deal with an air conditioning system that refuses to work properly during the hot summer months. Believe it or not, there are some simple maintenance tips that you can follow to keep your system flowing cool air all summer long. While these simple tasks are easy enough for just about any homeowner, it is best left to HVAC technician to take care of more complex issues that may be hindering your systems performance.
Some of the tasks that a homeowner can perform on an annual basis include checking air filters for … read full article
The Top Tips for Ensuring Proper Heating and Air Conditioning Function
May 4, 2016
– Make sure to never neglect your air filter changing schedule. It’s best if you keep to a monthly maintenance routine, which entails checking the status of the filter every month and cleaning or replacing the unit entirely every 3 months or so. When you use a dirty filter, your heating and cooling systems have to force air through a buildup of debris. This means they have to work harder to achieve less.
– Never forget to check and perform maintenance on your outdoor unit, something which many individuals neglect to do because the problem is largely out of sight. … read full article
A Look into The Future of Efficient HVAC
April 18, 2016
For everyone in Canada, residential energy efficiency is an important concern. Every home that reduces its overall power requirements for heating and cooling helps bring down the nation’s need for non-renewable energy sources. Less reliance on fossil fuels translates into less pollution, less climate change, and a smaller environmental footprint. More importantly, reducing the amount of electricity and gas we use in our homes brings down our utility costs! If you’d like to find out what the future has in store for home HVAC, check out the information below.
The Ministry of Energy has issued some encouraging news regarding upcoming … read full article
Using Heating Elements to Prevent Ice and Snow Buildup On Your Roof
April 18, 2016
Snow and ice buildup on your roof often causes serious problems in the winter. Large quantities of snow are capable of collapsing a flat roof, and ice buildup around the roof’s rim can block the gutters and cause water to seep into your house. This is why many owners opt to install heat mats or other similar products on their roofs, melting excess winter precipitation and allowing the water to drain in a safe, gradual manner. Keep reading in order to learn more about heat mats and how you can use them to protect your home (more information at http://www.plumbers-edmonton.ca… read full article
How and Why to Use Outdoor Heating
April 18, 2016
For most homeowners, heating is something that has to do strictly with the inside of the house. In winter time, in fact, the entire point is keeping the heat in! Some people have discovered there are a few advantages to expanding one’s point of view beyond the boundaries of the house when it comes to wintertime heating, though. Electric or hydronic heating systems can be deployed outside the house to keep walkways and driveways above freezing. This minimizes the amount of snow and ice build-up, making these areas safer and more convenient in the winter months.
Why Heat Outdoors?
Outdoor … read full article