Ideal Services Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘energy efficiency’

What’s So Great About ERVs?

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Today, homes are built with energy efficiency in mind, meaning that they are so tightly sealed that conditioned air is unable to escape from it. Of course, many of you are probably wondering how this could possibly be a bad thing…

Well, a home that is so tightly sealed does not allow fresh air inside, dramatically decreasing your indoor air quality. As you may know, poor indoor air quality can lead to all sorts of other issues, like frequent illness, worsening allergies, and decreased comfort. So, what do you do?

Many homeowners are opting to have ERVs, or energy recovery ventilators, installed in their homes. Energy recovery ventilators ensure that you are striking the right balance between comfort, efficiency, and indoor air quality. Keep reading below to find out more! 

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HVAC Efficiency Tips

Monday, November 6th, 2017

AC-in-moneyToday we are not going to be talking about heating or air conditioning systems too specifically. Instead, we’ll take this opportunity to discuss some HVAC tips in general. More specifically, we will be discussing some ways in which you can boost the efficiency levels with which you both heat and cool your home. After all, the only thing better than living in true, dependable comfort is cutting back on the costs of doing so, right? We believe that you deserve nothing less.

Now, you may think that the only way in which to squeeze a more efficient performance from your HVAC system is to actually replace the system with a more efficient model. This is not true at all, though. Obviously, investing in newer equipment with a higher efficiency rating is going to result in a more efficient heating and/or cooling performance. That being said, there are plenty of ways in which you can enjoy a better performance from your existing HVAC systems.

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