Homeowners considering installing a geothermal heating and cooling system in a new or existing home should know more about the federal tax credits available to reduce the overall expense of buying and installing geothermal. Geothermal heating and cooling systems are proven money savers over the long term, yet the upfront cost can be prohibitive for many homeowners. Taking advantage of the available tax credits can make your geothermal system much more affordable.
Maintaining optimal humidity in your home with a dehumidifier will help keep you comfortable this summer. Dehumidifiers come in two main types, portable dehumidifiers that can be moved room to room, or whole-house dehumidifiers that take care of the entire indoor space. The advantages of using a dehumidifier include reducing household allergens, decreasing mold or mildew growth, and preventing structural damage from too much moisture.
If your house is equipped with a heat pump rather than a standard air conditioning cooling system, there are some things you will need to know to keep cool this summer. The heat pump operation is unique due to its ability to provide you warmth during the winter and cooling during those hot and sticky summer months in the Kansas City area. As summer gets underway, you will no doubt find yourself relying more and more on the cooling aspect of your heat pump … Continue reading
Keeping your home’s indoor air quality clean is important to your family’s health. No home is immune to indoor contaminants, but using the right air cleaners in your heating and air conditioning system is the best way to combat the problem.
A digital programmable thermostat offers a great deal of control over the heating and cooling of your home. Best of all, it can improve comfort and even save on utility expenses by automating the temperature of your home based on many variables, including your preferences. Many cooling issues are caused by improperly programmed or malfunctioning thermostats. If you think you might have a problem with the programmable thermostat in your house, use these troubleshooting tips to help you figure out what’s … Continue reading