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4 Signs of Impending A/C Replacement

4 Signs of Impending A/C Replacement

If the air conditioner in your Kansas City area home seems to ineffectively cool your home evenly or doesn’t seem to be providing the comfort that it once did, it may be time to consider a replacement. While many problems can be repaired by your HVAC technician, here are four signs that you may want to consider an A/C replacement: No longer cooling. You may be able to repair a non-cooling central air conditioner by cleaning the coils, replacing its filter or adding more refrigerant to it.  However, … Continue reading

Seal and Caulk Air Leaks Before Summer's End

Seal and Caulk Air Leaks Before Summer’s End

Weatherizing your Kansas City area home means preparing it to withstand the extreme outdoor temperature fluctuations. The best step is to seal and caulk air leaks that allow conditioned air to escape outdoors. This will save substantial energy when cooling and heating, and reduce gas and electric bills. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that unsealed drafts can waste anywhere from 5 to 30 percent of annual energy usage. Windows Seal and caulk air leaks around your windows to keep out cold air drafts. … Continue reading

Protect Your HVAC System from Renovation Dust and Debris

Protect Your HVAC System from Renovation Dust and Debris

Any amount of dust, dirt or debris is not good for your HVAC system. A relatively small amount of foreign dirt and debris can do serious harm. To prevent any damage from trapped dirt, please follow these important steps to protect your HVAC system.  Whether you are   renovating or adding on to your home, you will find these tips helpful in making your HVAC system avoid unnecessary breakdowns and repair bills. If possible, be sure all cutting and sanding during your project is done in your garage or out … Continue reading

A Solar HVAC System Has Many Benefits -- Learn Which Ones Will Apply to Your Home

A Solar HVAC System Has Many Benefits — Learn Which Ones Will Apply to Your Home

Solar HVAC system technology has been advancing rapidly in the past few years. Simply put, a solar HVAC system harnesses the sun’s energy using photovoltaic (PV) cells to power your heating and cooling system. The PV panels are typically mounted on the roof of the home, the south side being preferable. Two main types of systems are grid-tied and stand-alone. With the first type, the PV system connects to the local utility company to use as a supplemental power source; … Continue reading

Costly Energy-Saving Myths

Costly Energy-Saving Myths

As temperatures around the Kansas City area heat up and utility bills roll in, homeowners continue to look for ways to reduce consumption and spending, while still keeping cool. Here are some energy-saving myths you’ll want to avoid, along with some advice on what really works. Myth: Cranking down the thermostat will cool your home faster. Fact: Unless your A/C has a variable speed air handler, it’s either on or off, and only operates at one set speed. Lowering the … Continue reading

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