Saving Money With a Whole-Home Humidifier

May 21, 2019

A whole-home humidifier is often installed directly into your home’s central cooling and heating system. In contrast to a portable humidifier, a whole-home humidifier can humidify every single room in your house. Many people and research studies have conveyed the benefits of a portable humidifier, but how can a whole-home humidifier help you save money? Keep Warm Air Flowing in the Winter Months Once the weather starts to get cooler, our immediate reaction is to bump up the thermostat. In fact, the months with the highest usage of electricity are often in the winter and summer—for obvious reasons. Still, what if you didn’t have to raise the thermostat right away? What if you could save money on your winter heating bills by adding a whole-home humidifier? What many homeowners are realizing is that a whole-home humidifier actually makes the circulating air feel warmer. As a result, you can stop fidgeting with the thermostat. A certified HVAC specialist who can efficiently install a whole-home humidifier can help you save money on your energy costs. Prevent the Flu and Irritated Respiratory Systems Your health is your wealth. When you’re battling a tough cold, the only thing you can think of is getting...

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How is a Smart Thermostat Beneficial?

September 26, 2018

You may have been hearing about “smart” thermostats for a while now, but unless you were already on the lookout for something to replace your old manual thermostat, you also may not have made much of an effort to find out what a smart thermostat actually does – and more importantly, what it can do for you. Here are just a few of the benefits of adding a smart thermostat to the heating and cooling system in your own home. Smart Thermostats Learn From You After your smart thermostat is installed, you can go about your normal routine when it comes to setting the temperature in your home – your smart thermostat will take notice. Over time, this will allow it to predict and automate your heating or cooling routines for you, making it a cinch to maintain the comfort level you want in your home with little to no effort. Convenient Features Many smart thermostats come with an array of useful features that are not only convenient but helpful and informative for you as well. These include simple things, such as reminding or alerting you of maintenance related details – like letting you know when it’s time to change...

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How to Increase Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

August 30, 2018

Your heating and cooling equipment use a significant amount of energy to keep your Burbank home comfortable. Depending on how much energy your HVAC system uses, you can end up with utility bills that skyrocket, especially during summer and winter. Thankfully, you can make your home more energy-efficient with the following HVAC tips. Switch to a More Energy-Efficient HVAC System One of the biggest ways to use less energy in your home is to have a more energy-efficient HVAC system installed. Older heating and cooling system tend to use more energy than newer ones, partly due to wear and tear. These older systems also aren’t made to be as energy-efficient as newer ones. In some cases, switching to a different type of heating and cooling system can be a more energy-efficient option, such as replacing a furnace and central air conditioning unit with a heat pump that heats and cools your home using less energy. Have Routine HVAC Maintenance Done Ensuring that your HVAC system is in optimal condition with routine maintenance also helps make your home more energy-efficient. A well-maintained heating and cooling system operates more efficiently and uses less energy overall. Having routine maintenance done annually can reduce...

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