Here is a great article that describes heating and cooling systems.
Heating and Air Conditioning Guide to the Invisible Comforts of Your Home
As homeowners, we tend to assume that our heating and cooling systems will always operate properly. When the system fails, we tend to suddenly become very attentive to our HVAC system. Thankfully, this guide can be a reference tool when these issues arise. Let’s begin with certain guidelines that every consumer should bear in mind to prevent problems.
• Be sure to schedule maintenance checks at regular intervals- we recommend a minimum of at least every six months
• Carefully organize your records regarding your system- make a note of the manufacturer, model number, serial number, date installed
• Try to familiarize yourself with your HVAC system, so you can communicate any problems to the repairman
• Learn how to ensure that your system is functioning efficiently with frequent checks
The importance of being a knowledgeable consumer cannot be understated. An HVAC system that is checked regularly will offer the best heating and cooling performance. In turn, it will be financially beneficial to you.
Since the rise in concern of climate change, there are numerous recommendations by Congress and utility companies to establish new goals and rate structures to improve the global use of energy. The debate goes on and consumers will eventually be forced to upgrade their HVAC equipment.
An educated consumer will be prepared and informed to deal with any new requirements and equipped to meet the demands for sufficient air quality, flawless operation and total comfort of their heating and cooling systems.
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