The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is one of the most important parts of any home. It keeps a house warm in the winter and cool in the summer, making the environment comfortable year round.
Because this system is so important, homeowners should know some of the basic parts involved in its operation as well as the common terminology used to discuss HVAC systems. Knowing these things will allow homeowners to more easily recognize and diagnose problems, enable them to fix some simple issues themselves, and allow them to more effectively communicate with HVAC professionals when needed.
Gas water heaters are a triumph of simplicity in engineering. Without significant energy consumption they can supply showers, faucets and washing machines with all the heated water they need for extended periods of time.
Unlike many household appliances, gas water heaters are relatively easy to “decode” once you know a little bit about them. In other words, after our rundown of your water heater’s anatomy and what to maintain, you should be able to understand how your water heater works, how each part contributes to its functioning and how you can properly maintain unit to make it last for years.
During cold winter months, you are perfectly aware that heating costs make up the bulk of your electricity or gas bill.
Consequently you want your HVAC system to work as efficiently and as effortlessly as possible, so you can enjoy the warmth it produces without worrying yourself to death about how rapidly the dial on your energy meter is spinning.
Unfortunately, wintertime heat loss is a Continue reading
The term “energy management system” refers to the process of monitoring energy usage and improving energy savings in businesses and homes. To put it simply, business and home owners can observe how much energy is being used on site and then implement strategies to decrease this usage.
There are many benefits to saving energy, including lowering monthly electrical costs and reducing dependency on fossil fuels.
Learn what’s involved in implementing an energy management system. Continue reading
When winter sets in and temperatures start to drop, you can expect your heating bill will go up
However, there are various ways you can reduce the cost of electricity without necessarily having to sacrifice on comfort.
Make sure to follow these tips to help you and your family reduce energy costs in the winter.