how to keep cool in the texas summer

How to Keep Cool in Texas During the Summer

Texas is known for its scorching summers, but this year especially, the entire Western part of the US is having a heat wave like no other. In fact, many Texans were recently asked by the Energy Reliability Council to conserve energy to avoid blackouts, as areas such as Dallas and Austin reached triple-digit temperatures. So, […]

Do HVAC Upgrades add home equity

Do HVAC Upgrades Add Home Equity?

People are always looking for ways to add equity to their homes should they ever sell. While fancy new kitchen and bathroom renovations are always on the list, you may not think of updating behind-the-scenes, more functional items like your HVAC system. Still, in a time when record-setting heat waves are impacting most of the […]

High Ceilings HVAC cons and pros

High Ceilings: HVAC Pros and Cons

You may love the look of a house with high ceilings – skylights, wood beams, dramatic chandeliers, and steep angles add architectural interest and drama to a home. Unfortunately, those beautiful high ceilings can make your HVAC system work harder and increase the cost of your energy bills. Don’t worry though, there are ways to […]

The History of Air Conditioning

The History of Air Conditioning

Can you imagine not having air conditioning during a sweltering hot summer? If your power has ever gone out or your AC stopped working, you may have experienced for yourself just how unpleasant life without air conditioning can be. The Not-so Good Old Days Back before AC was invented or became common in homes, people […]

What does the future hold for the hvac industry

What does the future hold for the HVAC industry?

transforming the future of the HVAC industry – leading to smarter, greener, more efficient HVAC systems that offer better performance than ever before. So, what does the future hold for the HVAC industry?  Let’s look at some of the latest trends in HVAC technology and the benefits they offer. Greater Control and Energy Efficiency Consumers […]

What you need to know to become an hvac technician

What you need to know to become a HVAC Tech

If you’re good at fixing things, enjoy working with your hands, and are looking for a job that’s always in demand (especially here in Texas), a career as an HVAC Technician may be perfect for you. You’ll get the satisfaction of helping people stay safe and comfortable, the opportunity to work on different projects in […]

Can you really tell the difference in air quality when you replace your air filter?

Can you really tell the difference in air quality when you replace your air filter?

Regularly replacing your HVAC system’s air filters can make a difference in the quality of the air you and your family breathe in your home. By using a medium to high efficiency air filter and replacing it regularly (according to the manufacturer’s instructions), you can reduce some airborne particles, improving the quality of the air […]

Can an old thermostat cost you money on your energy bill?

Can an old thermostat cost you money on your energy bill?

If your energy bills seem too high, your old thermostat could be the culprit. Mechanical/manual style thermostats in particular may be costing you money in ways you aren’t aware of. Thermostat problems are easy to overlook and are often misdiagnosed as issues with your furnace, heat pump, or air conditioning unit.  These problems can cause […]

Ways To Tell If Your HVAC Unit Is Energy Efficient

Ways To Tell If Your HVAC Unit Is Energy Efficient

Owning an energy efficient HVAC system is important for a number of reasons – it will save you money on your electric bill, be better for the environment, last longer, and ultimately make your home more comfortable. But how do you know if your current HVAC unit, or one you are thinking about buying, is […]

Will Open Windows Increase Air Pollutants?

Will Open Windows Increase Indoor Pollutants?

When it comes to the indoor air quality inside your home, it’s safe to say we’d all like it to be as pollutant-free as humanly possible. And with the world dealing with lockdowns and quarantines as a result of the global pandemic, indoor air quality has certainly become an even hotter topic of discussion. One […]