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SmartAC Hands-On Review – Predict HVAC Breakdowns & Save Money

Summary Review As with any “smart home” sensor, you’d expect to it be completely wireless and make use of an intuitive user interface. And SmartAC’s solution does just that– it walks you through the setup and installation of the sensors and provides easy access to local HVAC technicians if something breaks down. SmartAC’s product does … Read more

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How Many Cfm per Ton of Cooling Does My HVAC System Need?

As a homeowner, you may have heard that you should get a unit with a higher CFM rating to ensure proper cooling, especially if you go up in tons. But what does that mean for your home, and how many CFMs do you need per ton? For the best cooling performance, your air conditioner should … Read more

a person inserting a new HVAC air filter

How Often Do You Change HVAC Air Filters?

Depending on the type of filter you have and other several environmental factors, you should change HVAC air filters every 1-12 months. Not only will changing your air filters help your home run more efficiently, but it will also help extend the life of your HVAC system.  So how often do you change air conditioning … Read more

an HVAC technician checking the return air vent filter

HVAC Return Air Vent Filters – An Easy Guide

At-home air filters are a critical component of any HVAC system – it helps keep your home’s air clean and free from pollutants. But with so many different types of HVAC return air filters available today, it can be challenging to know which ones are right for your needs. In this guide, we’ll look at … Read more

A HVAC expert installing ductwork

HVAC Duct Calculator

Properly sizing the ductwork in your home is essential to maintaining a comfortable temperature throughout every season.   An undersized duct can restrict airflow, leading to hot or cold spots in certain rooms. On the other hand, an oversized duct can cause your HVAC system to work harder than necessary, wasting energy and driving up your … Read more

A man installing a clean and brand-new MERV air filter

What MERV Rating Do You Need? A Guide To Air Filters In Your Home

The air filter in an HVAC system plays a critical role in the health and wellbeing of you and your family. They promote clean and healthy air in your home by trapping allergens, dust, dander, pollen, viruses, and other pathogens.  When shopping for an air filter, you’ll probably notice that they have different MERV ratings. … Read more