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Fiberglass vs. Cellulose Insulation: Does it Really Matter?

Loose Fill Fiberglass Installation

In most houses around Atlanta, the choice of insulation material comes down to fiberglass vs. cellulose. Fiberglass is the most common. Cellulose is the second most common. Both types of insulation can, you know… insulate. But which one should you…

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10 Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill This Winter

Supply Vent With Dollars

As overnight lows in the Atlanta region dip below freezing, more of us are running our furnaces – and running them more often. And we all know what happens when we run our furnaces more frequently. We pay more money….

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This is Why People Love Media Filters

Honeywell F100 Media Filter

In the old days, an air filter was an air filter. You had one because you needed to protect the innards of your AC and furnace from dust and dirt. That was it. Nowadays, we know a lot more about…

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Do You Need a Combustion Damper in Your Attic?

Spray foam insulation in an attic

Sometimes, making one decision means you have to make another decision. Like when you decide to order a pizza and then have to decide between pepperoni and mushrooms. Or when you decide to go to a coffee shop and then…

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4 Ways to Make Your AC Remove More Humidity

Hygrometer Measuring Humidity

Your air conditioner isn’t just your best line of defense against summertime heat. It’s also your number one tool for managing high humidity. At this writing, summer is winding down in Atlanta. If you ever felt like your air conditioner…

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Why Your Whole-House Dehumidifier Can’t Keep Up

Ultra-Aire 98H Whole-House Dehumidifier

Everybody likes cooling off during the summer. But do you know what everyone likes just as much? Drying off. After all, it’s not just the heat that makes us uncomfortable. It’s the high humidity, too. If you’re like many people…

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Is Your AC’s Evaporator Coil Leaking? Here’s Your Fix

Evaporator Coil

If your air conditioner is going to have a refrigerant leak, there’s a good chance it will happen on the indoor coil. Also known as the evaporator coil, this air conditioner component lives inside your HVAC system’s indoor unit. Refrigerant…

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The Problem With Your Big Central Air Return

Central Air Return

When it comes down to it, there are three major reasons we love airtight, well insulated homes with well designed HVAC systems: comfort, air quality, and efficiency. Any time a builder or contractor skimps on airtightness or hacks in an…

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Does Attic Insulation Keep You Cool in Summer?

Measuring Attic Insulation Depth

Yes. Attic insulation helps keep you cool in the summer. Easy answer, right? Oh, were you looking for an explanation? In that case… Imagine you just baked some cookies. Chocolate chip ones. With walnuts. The oven timer just went off,…

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How to Manage Humidity in Your Spray Foamed Attic

Spray Foam Insulation in Attic

Attics with spray foam insulation are so cool. We mean that literally, by the way. When you insulate the top of your attic with spray foam, you’re bringing your attic into your home’s envelope. As a result, you can reduce…

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