Window AC alternative

Window AC units are a sensible option when cooling your home. They are portable and easy to install with very little up front cost. But over time, they have become less attractive and can be expensive to operate. There is no beating the low up front purchase price, but when they are used frequently, they…

Heating a home with high ceilings

High ceilings may be a desired feature in modern homes, but they come with a price, which shows up on your monthly heating bill. Because heat rises, homeowners often run into issues of maintaining consistent heat throughout a high ceiling room. But simply cranking up the heat isn’t an effective solution if that “extra” heat…

Time for a smart thermostat

Back in the 9-5 world, when people got up, went to work, and returned home at the same time every day, no one thought that there could be anything better than a programmable thermostat. At the time, it got the job done. Before its debut, homeowners had to keep their air conditioning or heat running…

Best spring ever with help from HVAC

I love the winter. And it’s not because I love skiing or hockey or watching it snow. In fact, it has nothing to do with traditional winter weather. For us, winter is very mild and some of the best weather and temperatures of the year. It’s also a break from all the HVAC cooling. Our…

Adding HVAC helps make ends meet

It’s been a wild ride over the past year and change. The pandemic thankfully hasn’t stopped at our door. But we also were super vigilant when it came to following the protocols. I mean nobody wants to be shut up inside the air conditioning all year. Yet, that’s practically what we did. However, we also…