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Improve Indoor Air with HVAC Maintenance

Posted: May 9, 2022

Heating & Cooling Systems Affect IAQ Many people don’t realize their heating and cooling systems can have a significant impact on their home’s overall indoor air quality (IAQ). With that in mind, here are a few tips to keep your HVAC system running properly and efficiently. By doing so, you’ll be able to improve the quality of the indoor air that you breathe every day at home. Replace HVAC Air Filters Air filters are your HVAC system’s first line of defense against most microorganisms, including bacteria, pollen, and other particulates in your indoor air. Check your furnace or A/C filter […]

Approach Energy Savings in a Different Way

Posted: May 2, 2022

Take a Whole House Approach These days, everyone is scrambling to find ways to save money. With heating and cooling comprising about 40% of your total home energy expenses, it pays to examine ways you can conserve on your heat and air conditioning. While your heating and cooling systems represent a major part of your home’s energy output, there are also other components that require your attention. Start thinking of your entire house as one system, with three main parts. The building envelope – roof, walls, windows, doors and foundation The occupants themselves – their energy decisions and overall energy […]

How Propane Improves Outdoor Living

Posted: April 18, 2022

Ideas to Help Fuel Your Backyard Fun Now that spring has bloomed, have you looked outside to your backyard yet and thought about propane? Are you familiar with all the of terrific ways propane can enhance outdoor living right here in the Delaware Valley? Here are some ideas to add more fun to your spring and summer. Outdoor Uses of Propane Take advantage of propane’s versatility this summer by using it to: Create a dramatic gathering spot – Bring friends or family together with the warmth of a propane-fueled fire pit and never worry about feeding the fire or cleaning up […]

How To Reduce Allergens in Your Home

Posted: April 11, 2022

Another Pollen Season Is Here It is estimated that more than 50 million people in our country have allergies. But if you’re especially sensitive, every day can be considered allergy season, especially if you react to such triggers as dust mites, mold, and pet dander. However, some allergens—specifically pollens– are seasonal. These include tree pollen in early spring, grass pollen in late spring, weed pollen in summer, and ragweed pollen in late summer and early fall. Don’t Skip Maintenance on Your HVAC Equipment Did you know that the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system in your home can produce […]

Time To Think About A/C Maintenance

Posted: April 4, 2022

Make Sure Your Cooling Unit Can Handle the Heat Although we’ve just turned the corner into spring, we know the weather will be slowly warming up. In fact, April 1 marks the official beginning of the cooling season. Before you know it, the summer heat—and oppressive humidity–will be upon us. That’s why you want to make sure your central air conditioning system is fully prepared! After a long hibernation, your A/C system is in need of some tender loving care–also known as a tune-up! That’s one reason why maintenance is important – and why you should be thinking about scheduling […]

Why Is a Propane Gas Flame Blue?

Posted: March 21, 2022

Did you ever stop to wonder why the propane gas flame you see on your cooktop is the color blue? That’s a good thing because it means all is well as far as combustion goes. When the ratio of fuel to air is correct, there is enough oxygen for complete combustion of propane. Complete combustion and a blue flame mean that your propane is burning at its full heat, so you aren’t wasting any expended energy. What Yellow or Orange Flames Mean Orange or yellow propane gas flames mean that the propane is not being completely burned. When these color […]