• Is Now the Time for a New Water Heater?

    Your water heater may have served you well for many years, but it’s important to be able to tell when it’s time to buy a new one. While investing in routine maintenance can help to extend the natural lifespan of this appliance, most water heaters will begin to provide you with diminishing returns after about […]

  • Stopping Heat Loss in Your Home

    If you’re like most Seattle homeowners, you want to prevent heat loss in your home—not only because it will make your home chilly, but also because you’ll end up spending more money to keep your household comfortable. Even when you turn up the thermostat, however, your home heating system may not be keeping you warm. […]

  • What Homeowners Need to Know About Geothermal Heat Pumps

    If you’re looking to keep your energy costs down in your household this year, you may want to think about installing a heat pump . Obtaining a home energy audit from an HVAC contractor in Seattle can help you determine whether this is a worthwhile investment for you. Geothermal heat pumps are a popular option […]

  • Strategies for Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

    Most people spend most of their time indoors, which means that the air they’re most exposed to is the air inside their homes. That means that the quality of your indoor air can have a significant impact on your life. Acting to improve your indoor air quality can make your Seattle home a safer and […]

  • 3 Simple Ways to Make Your HVAC More Energy-Efficient

    3 Simple Ways to Make Your HVAC More Energy-Efficient Have you ever stopped to wonder just how much energy you use heating and cooling your Seattle home every month? In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Energy , nearly half of all of the energy you pay for in your household goes toward running […]

  • Ductless Heat Pumps 101

    Ductless Heat Pumps 101 Ductless systems are fast becoming one of the most popular methods of heating and cooling modern homes, and it’s not hard to see why. Compared to traditional central HVAC systems, ductless heating and cooling systems are versatile, efficient, and cost-effective. If you’re considering adding a ductless heat pump to your Seattle […]

  • Could You Benefit from a Fireplace Insert?

    Could You Benefit from a Fireplace Insert? A fireplace can make a wonderful addition to your Seattle home, but there are some notable drawbacks to a conventional fireplace that might give you pause. Fireplaces are notoriously wasteful, as most of the heat they generate is lost through the chimney. They can also be cumbersome and […]

  • Inside Geothermal Heat Pumps

    Inside Geothermal Heat Pumps While the ground we walk on changes temperature depending on how hot or how cold the air is, the ground several feet below us maintains a constant temperature all year long. That natural phenomenon is what makes the geothermal heat pump possible. By running water or antifreeze through a series of […]

  • Start a Bidding War for Your Home with a New Fireplace Insert

    If you want to enhance the value of your Seattle home before you sell it, one of the smartest things you can do is to add a fireplace insert . Fireplace inserts have many advantages over traditional fireplaces that can make them irresistible for home buyers. Unlike fireplaces, fireplace inserts are energy-efficient and won’t contribute […]

  • Get Your AC Unit Ready for Winter

    Your air conditioning unit has served you well all summer long, but once the Seattle weather starts to turn cold, it’s time to think about getting it ready for a long winter’s rest. As this video explains, there are some simple steps you can take to winterize your outdoor AC unit. For example, you can […]