Your central heating and a/c system is designed to keep your home and family comfortable with proper maintenance, without using a fireplace or space heater to warm you. If your system is not keeping your warm on these cold days, it is suggested you schedule a check up with Accu-Temp at 512-636-9555. If you are […]
It is a common family issue – not everyone is comfortable at the same temperature, but if you are paying the utility bills you want to keep settings under control. Believe it or not, even one degree can make a noticeable difference on your billing statement. Experts recommend 68 degrees in cold weather and 78 […]
Ductless, mini-split-systems make good retrofit add-ons to houses with “non-ducted” heating systems. They can also be a good choice for room additions where extending or installing distribution ductwork is not feasible, and very efficient new homes that require only a small space conditioning system. Be sure to choose an ENERGY STAR® compliant unit and hire […]
Accu-Temp uses thermal imaging to help resolve issues you may be experiencing with your heating and cooling results. Reading the thermal images produced by an infrared camera allows for quick and accurate identification of defects that may not always be immediately apparent to the naked eye. Infrared imaging is especially useful when looking for air leaks […]
The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) measures air conditioning and heat pump cooling efficiency, which is calculated by the cooling output for a typical cooling season divided by the total electric energy input during the same time frame. A higher SEER rating means greater energy efficiency.
To qualify for ENERGY STAR requires heating and cooling units […]
Why Should You Change Your Air Filter? Here are some reasons that make changing your air filter a big deal.
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For starters, research shows that a top cause for HVAC system malfunction is dirty filters. When your air filter is dirty, that also means that your ducts are dirty, which then means that the […]
What is a Whole House Air Filter? The EPA has named indoor air pollution as one of the top 5 environmental risks to public health. The EPA also reports that indoor air can be up to one hundred times more polluted than the air outside. And while you are offered many options — standard 1″ […]
A thermostat is a temperature-sensitive switch that turns heating and cooling systems on and off in your home when the temperature reaches a preset limit. Operation can range from simple manual units to sophisticated programmable units that provide enhanced functionality and highly efficient operation. Programmable thermostats adjust the temperature automatically throughout the day, saving you […]
Zoned heating and cooling systems allow you to control the temperature of each room individually. By using a series of motorized dampers and thermostats that work independently, zoning can eliminate hot or cold rooms found in almost every home, while cutting energy by up to 25 percent. Warm air rises while cold air sinks, leaving […]
Combat mold, germs, and viruses
Wouldn’t you like to go to sleep at night knowing that your family is breathing better? The air in our homes is contaminated with bacteria, dust mites, molds and viruses on a daily basis. They cause sickness and unwanted symptoms like itchy, watery eyes, runny nose and sneezing. The UV rays […]