Do You Really Need a Whole-House Humidifier?

September 22, 2022

Did you know that the warmer your indoor air, the drier it can become? During the winter months especially, indoor air quality can suffer. We close our windows to keep the heat in, and understandably so. However, constant use of your heating system will remove much-needed moisture from the air and can cause a host of health problems, including dry eyes, sore throats, and the worsening of some respiratory conditions. Not only that, air that is too dry can wreak havoc on wooden furniture and upholstery, along with making the air feel brittle and colder than normal. The best way...

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Why is the SEER Rating Important to My HVAC System?

July 13, 2022

If you’re considering replacing your existing HVAC system any time soon, you’ll no doubt see SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) ratings come up at some point in your search for the right system. You may already know that the SEER rating is associated with the energy efficiency of an air conditioner or heat pump. What you may not know exactly how this affects your energy costs and the performance of an HVAC system. In this article, we’ll take a look at what SEER ratings are, what they mean, and how they can affect your decision when choosing a new HVAC...

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Spring Maintenance Tips

April 20, 2022

Longer days, bees buzzing, flowers blooming… all signs that spring is here. What spring is complete without a spring-cleaning list? Donate clothes, organize the garage, and clear out the pantry. We change burned-out lightbulbs and check our smoke and CO detectors, but what about your air conditioner? It should definitely make the to-do list. Maintenance for your air conditioner is more than a tune-up. A thorough maintenance is a multi-point process. A certified technician will check your AC’s electrical and controls systems and refrigeration. They will also clean the physical unit, including the coils and outdoor cabinet. While we might...

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Can a Mini-Split System Heat and Cool Simultaneously?

March 16, 2022

A ductless mini-split system is a great way to heat and cool a home when a traditional HVAC system isn’t the right option. If you have an older home that didn’t originally include central air conditioning, it’s often cost-prohibitive or impractical to install ductwork. If you’re renting or leasing, you also might not be able to replace the existing system. A mini-split system also offers the convenience of zoned temperature control. Here’s a look at how ductless mini-split systems work and why they’re a great option for families who want a flexible and convenient way to heat and cool their...

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A Few Benefits of Navien Tankless Hot Water Heaters

February 20, 2022

When it’s time to replace your hot water heater, you owe it to yourself to consider investing in a Navien tankless water heater as an alternative to another traditional tank-style heater. Navien has been manufacturing premium quality tankless water heaters since 2006, and they’re one of the fastest-growing manufacturers in the industry. Navien tankless water heaters feature advanced engineering and state-of-the-art design to ensure top performance for the life of the unit. Here’s a look at just a few of the benefits that you’ll enjoy when you invest in a Navien tankless hot water heater for your home. Tankless vs....

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A Basic Understanding of How a Heat Pump Functions

January 12, 2022

A heat pump transfers heat from one location to another. The basic operation of air and ground source heat pumps is the same. Ground source heat pumps move heat between the ground outside and the inside air. Heat pumps that get heat from the air exchange heat between inside and outside the home. Your Heat Pump’s Inner Workings Heat pumps, unlike a furnace, do not create heat. Rather, their sole purpose is to transfer heat between two locations. A furnace uses a flame, a heat exchanger, and a blower to create and distribute heat in a house. Heat pumps work...

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15 Benefits of the iWave Air Purifier

December 15, 2021

Have you ever come home from school or work only to be assaulted by the disgusting smell floating near your front door? Or maybe you’ve started to feel sleepy recently at odd hours of the day. If so, your home may be becoming more and more infested with negative particles. The problem can be solved for good by installing an iWave air purifier in your home—this machine works by purifying the air and eliminating any impurities in it. Here are some of the benefits of having an iWave Air Purifier in your home. 1. Reduce Allergies Have you ever found...

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The Role of Combustion Analysis in HVAC Efficiency

November 20, 2021

A high-efficiency heating system is vital in every home. It not only cuts utility bills but also increases your home’s value. One crucial way to maintain the efficiency of your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is conducting a combustion analysis as often as is necessary. However, many people don’t understand the importance of conducting a combustion analysis and what it tells you as a homeowner. At , we are determined to educate property owners about why this simple exercise is critical. Read on for all the information on this lifehack and why you need to incorporate it into...

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How to Find the Best Humidification System for Your Home

October 20, 2021

A humidifier is essential in maintaining indoor conditions for your Kansas City home. It plays a crucial role in regulating temperatures and keeping the interior comfortable. You can find a wide range of technologies to manage humidity levels. Here’s how humidifiers work and how to choose the best one for your application. How Humidity Impacts Your Indoor Comfort The ideal humidity for indoor comfort and health is 45%. It is the level closest to the humidity of the outdoor atmosphere. During the winter, the air cannot hold as much vapor. That’s why the humidity levels drop in the cold season....

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Importance of Heating Maintenance

September 15, 2021

During times of severe winter weather, heating systems are essential for keeping every comfortable and safe. Unfortunately, having a functional heater in your Kansas City home is hardly enough. If you aren’t doing all that you can to properly maintain this equipment, it may fail right when you need it. Without proper care, this important building feature can lose efficiency, underperform, or not perform at all. Following are five reasons why regular heating system maintenance is absolutely essential. 1. Well-Maintained Heaters Work Better and Cost Far Less to Use You aren’t getting optimum value from your heater if you aren’t...

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