10 Steps to a Green Home

March 25, 2020

By creating a green home, you are doing your part in caring for the environment while drastically reducing your energy expenditure. These 10 steps will help you manifest your vision of a green home. 1. Implement Functional Design A smaller, functional home is generally more eco-friendly than one with vast impractical spaces. Taking the time to plan your home according to the activities you will be performing in your house can help you compartmentalize the need for heating and cooling and thus reduce your energy use. 2. Start With The Foundation

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How To Change a Furnace Filter

March 25, 2020

With regular maintenance, your furnace can last for many years. Changing its filter is a cost-effective way to ensure this and to improve your equipment’s performance. The filter prevents airborne debris from the coating and clogging your furnace’s major components. This is vital to proper operation. Besides protecting the equipment, the filter also protects you. It vastly improves your indoor air quality and reduces the particles, pollutants, and allergens you breathe in. You can replace your furnace filter in a few easy steps. All you really need is a new air filter and a few minutes of

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5 Signs You Need a Furnace Replacement

March 25, 2020

A furnace plays a key role in keeping your home warm but may eventually need to be replaced over time. Understanding the common warning signs of a malfunctioning furnace is essential for homeowners. Here are five signs that you need a furnace replacement for your home. 1. Furnace Is Older Than 15 Years The average life span of a furnace is around 18 years. However, it is a good idea to consider replacing a furnace that is 15 years or older. A brand-new furnace will improve your home’s energy efficiency and save you money

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HVAC Tips for the Holidays

March 25, 2020

Apart from cold weather, the holiday season is all about meals, gatherings, and sharing warm moments with family and friends. At Controlled Climate Services in Kennesaw, we recommend that you try some of the following HVAC tips to help you maintain a comfortable atmosphere while entertaining guests in your home. Turn Your Thermostat Down Crowded spaces can quickly become uncomfortably warm and “stuffy.” During holiday gatherings, it is safe to turn your thermostat down as you will likely be using other heat sources, including the lights in your home and the oven. Additionally, the extra guests

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3 Reasons To Use A Humidifier During Flu Season

March 25, 2020

Flu is one of those annoying infections that persistently has no cure. The flu season, which comes with the dry weather, affects most of us. Suffering from a flu infection can be such a nuisance. Protecting yourself from a flu infection is much easier than trying to cure one. Thanks to research, scientists have discovered that living in a humid environment can easily kill the viruses responsible for spreading the infection. Here are three reasons why you may want to use a humidifier during flu season. 1. Prevent The Spread Of Flu Flu is

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Tips For Selecting the Best Furnace

March 21, 2020

Homeowners should consider different factors before purchasing a new furnace. Unfortunately, many only look at the cost. While staying within a budget makes sense, so does buying the most appropriate heater. Installing the wrong heater in a home can have disastrous consequences. It’s necessary to consider a few things before making your decision. 1. Choose The Right Size Specifically, you want to select the right sized furnace for the dimensions of the home. Choosing a unit that is too small for the property’s square footage means it will work exceptionally hard to deliver the

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Can You Rely on Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers for Indoor Air Pollution Control?

March 20, 2020

Does one of your live-in family members suffer from respiratory problems? Perhaps you’re just a proud and fastidious housekeeper who craves the best possible air inside your home. Either way, caring about indoor air quality is the smart choice. As an emerging air-quality connoisseur, you may be wondering whether humidifiers or dehumidifiers can clean indoor air of pollution? First Things First: What Is Air Pollution? Air pollution occurs when excessive amounts of toxic elements are released into the atmosphere. It can lead to respiratory ailments, including but not limited to COPD and lung cancer.

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What to Look for In An Air Conditioning Company

February 7, 2017

For most of us, a house represents the largest financial investment we’ll ever make. That means finding a company to handle your AC needs is of utmost importance, as well. The company you pick will be your partner in choosing and maintaining your home’s HVAC unit, which has consequences you might not have thought about. Since cooling and heating can account for almost half of a typical homeowner’s energy costs, making the right decision can have an impact on your financial well-being, in addition to the comfort of you and your family. For years, people in Georgia have trusted Controlled Climate Services

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Should I Continue Repairing My AC Unit?

February 7, 2017

For most of us, a house represents the largest financial investment we’ll ever make. That means finding a company to handle your AC needs is of utmost importance, as well. The company you pick will be your partner in choosing and maintaining your home’s HVAC unit, which has consequences you might not have thought about. Since cooling and heating can account for almost half of a typical homeowner’s energy costs, making the right decision can have an impact on your financial well-being, in addition to the comfort of you and your family. For years, people in Georgia have trusted Controlled Climate Services

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