Spring is here and summer is on its way, that means the days are only getting warmer. After some exceptionally frigid winter days, we’re all excited to put away our thick coats and enjoy the fresh air. As we approach the hottest weeks of the year, it’s important to make sure your air conditioner is in working order so it doesn’t quit when you need it most. Discover our top AC maintenance tips to make sure your summer months aren’t spent crowded around an oscillating fan.
There are a lot of stories in the media about air pollution and how it affects your health. For the most part, those stories are about outdoor air pollution. However, indoor air pollution poses a threat, too, and it’s nothing to sneeze at when you consider the following:
- Most people spend 60 to 90% of their time indoors.
- 50% of all illnesses are either caused or aggravated by polluted indoor air.
- The average six-room house collects 40 pounds of dust each year.
- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ranks poor indoor air quality among the top five environmental risks to public health.
How can you make sure your indoor air isn’t hazardous to your health? One way is to have your air ducts professionally cleaned.
Remember last winter when we looked at the thermometer and wished for warmer temperatures? It looks like our wish was granted. Despite our rainy, cool spring, this summer is shaping up to be sunny and hot in Adrian and elsewhere in southeast Michigan. Does that mean your energy bills will skyrocket from air conditioning use? Maybe not, if you follow these 10 easy tips to keep cool and save money on air conditioning.
Have you been thinking about getting new air conditioner? Truth be told, no one looks forward to replacing their unit – unless, of course, it died during a heat wave. But a new air conditioner can do more than just help you stay cool. It can significantly lower your summer energy bill. Not only that, when you purchase a new model that’s Energy-Star certified, you can get a credit toward your 2016 federal income tax.
Spring is finally here. The days are longer, the flowers are blooming, and tree pollens are taking no prisoners. Just when you thought it was safe to open the windows and enjoy the fresh air again, spring allergies have made a comeback with a vengeance! Is it time to close the windows and turn on the air conditioning? Not so fast; you could be in for a sniffling, sneezing surprise.
After a mild Midwest winter thanks to El Nino, the weather experts are already predicting a hotter-than-normal summer. No doubt, that means your air conditioner will be working overtime. Can it take the heat? Follow these 5 easy steps for cleaning your central air conditioner, and you’ll stay calm, cool, and collected even during the hottest days!
As a homeowner, you’re used to the astronomical costs that go along with energy usage. There’s no way around it, unless you want to live in artic or tropic conditions for half of the year.
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, in 2013, homeowners spent an average of 12% of their after-tax income on energy-related expenses, with lower income brackets spending as much as 79% on energy costs. With energy costs rising, it’s no surprise that homeowners, now more than ever, are looking for ways to save on energy and keep money in their pockets.
Does your air conditioner break down like clockwork? Are you sick of paying a premium to keep cool on those blistering summer days? It sounds like you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system. Shopping for an air-conditioning system is daunting, especially when you don’t have the first clue what to look for. That’s where we come in. Check out these tips from BHP to find the best air conditioning system for you: