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Discover Why You Should Buy an HVAC System, Not Just a Replacement Unit

Discover Why You Should Buy an HVAC System, Not Just a Replacement UnitIf you’re looking at the possibility of replacing your air conditioner in the near future, you may be considering whether you should replace only the malfunctioning unit or the entire HVAC system. There are several different factors to consider, so it’s worth looking at both sides.

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Weatherize Your Home for the Summer — It’s Not Too Late

Weatherize Your Home for the Summer -- It's Not Too LateIt’s just as important to weatherize your home in the summer as it is in the winter. Where winter weatherization keeps your Traverse City home feeling warmer longer, the same techniques can help keep it cooler during the hottest summer days. The time and money it takes to properly weatherize a household is recouped in annual comfort and reduced energy costs.

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Geothermal Tax Credits Make Your Traverse City Home Installation Affordable

Geothermal Tax Credits Make Your Traverse City Home Installation AffordableGeothermal heat pumps exchange heat energy between your home and the earth, and they are the most efficient and long-lasting heat pump systems available. While sufficient land or water source is required, perhaps the most significant obstacle to installing a geothermal system has been the cost.

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SEER, EER and COP: Good Terms to Know When You A/C Shop

SEER, EER and COP: Good Terms to Know When You A/C ShopWhile you likely relish having a nice and cool place to come home to during the summer, you probably don’t enjoy the increase in energy costs every month. If you’ve been considering purchasing a new A/C, choosing one that is energy efficient can go a long way towards reducing your monthly expenses. To ensure you get the most bang for your buck, it’s vital that you understand what the efficiency rating you see on a different systems means. Get the scoop on SEER, EER and COP so you can make an informed decision that will help you find the an A/C that will keep your home comfortable, while saving you money.

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Good Ductwork Design, and Why You Should Want It

Good Ductwork Design, and Why You Should Want ItIdeally, your Grand Traverse County home’s ductwork was designed and installed flawlessly. You enjoy the many benefits of good ductwork design, and have no pesky problems with duct air leakage, banging or rattling ducts, or rooms that are always too hot or too cold. If, however, you have ductwork difficulties, you know the value of thoughtful duct design and installation. You deserve to enjoy it, and remodeling is a great time to achieve it.

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Noisy A/C: Try Troubleshooting Yours Before You Call a Pro

Noisy A/C: Try Troubleshooting Yours Before You Call a ProGrand Traverse County may not have the long, brutal heating season of places down south, but it’s still no good when the A/C starts complaining on a hot July day – or any day. If you’ve got a noisy A/C, there is something you can do before calling the professionals, especially on hot July days when demand for A/C maintenance is up.

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Is It Time to Replace the Air Conditioner?

Is It Time to Replace the Air Conditioner?If your annual A/C maintenance has you thinking about a replacement or an upgrade, you’re not the only one. With air conditioners aging year by year and new, more efficient technology continually coming onto the market, upgrading to a new model can make a lot of sense. But when does it become really necessary to replace the air conditioner? Here are some signs to watch out for.

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Installing an HVAC System? In an Old House or New, These Tips Can Help

Installing an HVAC System? In an Old House or New, These Tips Can HelpMoving to a new home entails a lot of planning and consideration, and it can feel like an endless to-do list has to be checked off before you can settle in. But one item you shouldn’t neglect is an inspection of your new home’s HVAC’s system – and, potentially, installing an A/C and furnace to better suit your home’s needs.

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Learn How to Find Air Leaks in Your Home

Learn How to Find Air Leaks in Your HomeAir leaks in your Grand Traverse County home result in higher utility bills, less comfort and more wear on your HVAC systems. When outdoor air infiltrates your home during the summer and winter, your furnace or A/C must work harder to compensate, increasing energy costs and causing cold or hot spots in your home. 

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Heat and Cool With Ease When You Go With a HVAC Maintenance Agreement

Heat and Cool With Ease When You Go With a HVAC Maintenance AgreementYou shouldn’t have to worry whether your heating and cooling system is up to the challenge of keeping your home comfortable. An HVAC maintenance agreement can remove the stress factor, and ensure that your system stays in top condition all year around. You’ll also reap some other key benefits, including:

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