On a dark and stormy night, when the wind howled and the snowflakes turned to ice pellets, a surprising transformation happened. The day had been warm, and the house required much cooling. The residents of the home went to bed, setting their thermostat to a cool temperature, hoping to sleep restfully during what they assumed would be a hot evening.
Before chilly autumn nights set in, make sure your furnace is up to snuff and don’t get left out in the cold with a broken heater. The best way to make sure your systems are ready for winter is to have a full fall inspection and tune-up. Without this yearly cleaning and inspection, a system can wear itself out, pump deadly carbon monoxide into your home or simply stop working.
We’re wrapping up the summer season and cold weather is on the way. How cold, you might ask? Well, it can be hard to predict the weather but The Farmer’s Almanac might just have the answer!
In a nutshell, the Farmer’s Almanac is an annual calendar with articles about weather, gardening, cooking, home remedies and everything in between. It is jammed packed with information, but it is best known for its winter weather predictions.
The crunch of leaves under your feet, the crisp chill in the air, before you know it fall will be here and with it comes cold weather. Before you kick on the heater, make sure you’re caught up on insulation and how it could save you money through the colder months.
We often put a lot of emphasis on purchasing units that are ‘energy efficient.’ But what does that actually mean? It’s time to shed some light on energy efficiency ratings so the next time you’re in the market for a new unit, you’ll know the right questions to ask. Here are some basic facts about energy efficiency ratings.