Galvanized ducting buried under concrete slabs can collect water, debris or worse. There is an air duct cleaning system that not only cleans your ducts, but coats them with a waterproofing compound. This system uses your existing ductwork, so no need to install new ducts.
If you have an existing house with air conditioning problems, there may be numerous things that are contributing to the problem. We have already discussed the sizing of the air conditioning units and importance of proper return air. But there are other HVAC problems that can cause poor cooling. One of these is static pressure.
Air conditioning a home properly will allow your family to be comfortable in the entire house. Central air conditioning systems must be sized correctly. Call a professional heating and air conditioning expert to calculate the proper size air conditioning unit for your house. If you already have a central air conditioning system, he can do the air conditioning troubleshooting for you.
Does it make sense to buy the most efficient heat pump? It depends on your climate, location and energy costs. This chart makes a comparison of the heat pump efficiency, electric cost, yearly savings and lifetime operating cost.
Heat pumps are very popular units. A heat pump is one of the most complex units in a typical residential home. A special thermostat is required for the proper operation between heat pump operation and the auxiliary electric resistance heating. Here are some simple facts about the heat pump mechanics.
Calculating the proper size of your air conditioner is critical. If your HVAC system is not the proper size, your house will not be comfortable. Calculating heat gain can be done with the help of the Manual J. Get a copy for your air conditioning sizing.
Air conditioning is the most complex aspect of remodeling. Central air conditioning duct work must be proper sized to get cooling to all rooms in the house. Once installed, you must maintain your heating air conditioning units. Here is a checklist for locating air conditioning problems and tips on air conditioning sizing.
HVAC systems are very expensive. What is the payback period for the higher efficiency unit? Projected energy savings? Consider these factors and others when purchasing a new air conditioner and/or furnace.
Air vents replace the air in your home that is used by your hot water heater, furnace and other vents. Tim Carter explains how they work and why they are so important to have in your home. In modern homes, that are very tight, a fresh air vent brings in necessary air. This video shows you how an air vent works in your home.
Air conditioners remove humidity to keep us cool. An air conditioning unit that is too large or too small will fail to keep us comfortable. Heat gain helps determine the correct air conditioner size. Take note of these tips to keep heat out of your home, make less work for your air conditioner, and retain more money in your pocket.