Archive for September, 2015

Worried about Having Effective Winter Heating? Schedule an Energy Audit!

Monday, September 28th, 2015

It’s officially fall, and while our days are still pretty warm here in Hendersonville, NC, our nights are hitting the 50s and for some, the 40s. We’re at that time of year where it’s not quite heating season, but we are certainly preparing for it, and one of the best ways to make sure you won’t suffer from poor energy efficiency is to schedule an energy audit. The professionals at Comfort Central, Inc., can perform a home performance assessment, aka, a home energy audit, to help pinpoint any areas where you may be losing warm air. (more…)

Is Your Heater Ready for Winter?

Monday, September 21st, 2015

We know: you don’t want to think about it. We don’t blame you as we don’t want to think about it, either! But alas, the autumn equinox is here, and it won’t be long before you are turning on your heating system to get the morning chill out of your home, and soon it will be more. However, no one wants to think about turning on the heat only to hear a strange sound, get a whiff of a strange odor, or not get the heat needed. The best way to avoid any of these scenarios is to schedule heating maintenance and there’s no better time to do it than now. (more…)

Why Isn’t My Heat Pump Cooling?

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Have you noticed that your heat pump isn’t cooling as it needs to? Heat pumps blow air in a continuous, low-volume way, but if the air coming through your vents isn’t cool enough or seems too low in volume, there’s a problem happening. You don’t want to handle a heat pump if you don’t know what you are doing; your best option is to call a specialist for help, like the HVAC professionals at Comfort Central, Inc. (more…)

Experiencing Problems with Ventilation? Consider an Energy Recovery Ventilator

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Being energy efficient is a good thing. It’s good for you and your home, and it is also good for the Earth. Homeowners take lots of steps to ensure that their homes are as energy efficient as possible, including installing insulated windows and doors, properly insulating their homes, and cutting down on drafts and other areas of air loss. These kinds of actions are great for preserving your heating and cooling and reducing energy usage, but it turns out those drafts actually did have one good aspect: they provided some ventilation. Without good ventilation, your home’s indoor air becomes stale and unhealthy. Throwing open a window isn’t an option, so what can you do? Consider installing an energy recovery ventilator. (more…)