Making My Home Comfortable For Everyone

This Is A Real Problem: No Cold Water

It's very common to have times when no hot water is available; maybe the water heater is malfunctioning or has been turned off, or too many people are trying to use the hot-water supply at once. But it is also possible to have the opposite problem: no cold water and all hot water, which can be very uncomfortable if not outright bad for your skin. Sometimes this is a temporary issue due to normal plumbing processes, but other times there are additional factors at play. Read More 

What To Do About Vocs

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are gases emitted from a wide variety of common liquid and solid products that you probably use around your home. VOCs can be the dangerous byproduct of many of the things that we use to clean our homes. For example, VOCs can be the byproduct of paints, cleaners, disinfectants, fuel, aerosol sprays, and much more. Because of this, VOCs are about 10 times more likely indoors than they are outdoors. Read More 

The Typical Problems Of A Central Air Conditioner

A loud central air conditioning system that doesn't cool down a house in a timely manner can be a pain to deal with. No one wants to wait a long time for their house to cool down when it is hot, especially after having a long day at work or school. The fastest way to pinpoint why the air conditioner isn't functioning properly is through the professional skills of HVAC technicians such as Derek Sawyers Smart Energy Heating & Air. Read More 

How To Fight Higher Utility Bills

When the end of the month comes and you have to pony up money to pay your utility bills, it can be frustrating, especially if it seems like your bills keep getting higher every month. Of course, this is unavoidably going to happen if your HVAC system is aging and losing its efficiency. Your HVAC usually makes up the largest percentage of your energy usage. That is, it takes a lot of electricity to power your furnace and air conditioner. Read More 

Tips For Upgrading Your Boiler

Boiler systems are commonly used by both homeowners and business leaders to provide heat for their buildings during the cold winters. While these systems are extremely energy efficient and effective, they will eventually need to be replaced in order to keep the building comfortable when cold weather arrives. If you are currently facing the need to replace or otherwise upgrade your boiler, you may want to be aware of some basic tips to avoid oversights, problems or other situations when making this investment. Read More