May 2015

Variable Speed Air Handlers: Benefits to Consider

May 27, 2015

Your central heating and cooling system consists of two main parts: an outdoor condensing unit which processes refrigerant and expels warm indoor air — and an indoor air handler unit which conditions and circulates air throughout your home.

Plumbing History 101: Are you a Plumbing historian?

May 21, 2015

Test your Plumbing history with this fun and informative quiz!

Has Your AC Been Serviced this Summer?

May 19, 2015

Your air conditioner is the hardest working appliance during the summer months, so don’t forget to schedule preventative maintenance to keep it operating efficiently. If it hasn’t been serviced since last summer (or longer) —you may find yourself in a very uncomfortable situation when the temperature rises.

New Water Heater Guidelines: What You Need to Know

May 12, 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has mandated higher energy efficiency ratings on virtually all new residential gas, electric and oil-fired water heaters starting April 16, 2015. With the goal of reducing carbon emissions and air pollutants, these changes will affect how water heaters are designed, manufactured and installed. So what does this mean for you?

Beat the Heat: Keep Your Pets Cool This Summer

May 5, 2015

The summer months can be uncomfortable for pets and people alike, but things can get especially sticky in areas that are hit with the double whammy of extreme temperatures and storm-caused power outages