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What to Expect From an HVAC Warranty

Presentation of an HVAC Warranty

Residential HVAC warranties might seem complicated, but they don’t have to be. For one thing – and this is a positive – truly bad equipment warranties are hard to come by. Most equipment makers offer a similar warranty on new…

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New HVAC Costs Less Than You Think

Dollars Representing Low HVAC Cost

For many people, replacing an HVAC system sounds scary. You have to spend thousands of dollars, and nobody likes dropping that much cash all at once. In fact, most people don’t have that much cash to drop at all. They…

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The Right Way to Do an Air Conditioner Inspection

Technician Performing an Air Conditioner Inspection

It’s springtime in Atlanta, and you know what that means! Pretty soon, you’ll be setting your thermostat to “Cool, Auto” and dialing in a temperature between 70 and 78 degrees. But is your air conditioner ready to take on the…

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The Crazy Truth About Ventilating Your House

Open Window

All homes need ventilation, but most people don’t know how much or what kind. Should you open the window? You can, but it’s probably not practical during peak summer or the dead of winter. It might be too hot or…

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Before You Install That Range Hood, Read This

Range Hood in Kitchen

Range hood fans can be really powerful. That power is great for exhausting smoke, odors, and steam out of your kitchen so that none of those things circulate throughout your home. But as Uncle Ben reminds us, great power brings…

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Installing a Whole-House Dehumidifier the Right Way

Ultra-Aire Whole-House Dehumidifier Installed

Muggy. Sultry. Moist. Here in Atlanta, we experience humid conditions from March through October. Sometimes, we even have warm, sticky days in December or January! Assuming your air conditioner is sized properly, it probably does a good job removing excess…

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Serious About Energy Efficiency? Prioritize Your Upgrades

Electrical plug next to coins

Everybody wants to save energy, but not everybody understands which energy savings opportunities make the most sense. Fortunately, there’s a lot of buzz about energy efficiency these days. Unfortunately, different information sources offer different advice. How do you separate the…

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What’s Your Return on Comfort?

Woman Relaxing on Sofa

It’s 9:45 p.m. You need to run to the store for a gallon of milk. How do you get there? The store is less than a mile from your home. If you were determined to use the least expensive, most…

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The Secret to Springtime Comfort

Flowers in Springtime

Here in the Atlanta area, we enjoy springtime weather through much of March and April. But as nice as springtime is, these are tricky months when it comes to heating and air conditioning. On one hand, you don’t need to…

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What Are Sensible and Latent Heat – And Why Do They Matter for HVAC?

Thermometer Bending Toward Sun

So you’re looking at your air conditioner’s specs. You see that you’ve got a 3-ton system, and you know that the tonnage is an expression of your AC’s power. But what is it that your AC actually does when it…

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