Gas Engineers Blog: Archive for August, 2018

Ductless Heat Pump Indoor Air Quality Pros and Cons

Monday, August 27th, 2018

ductless-ac-blowing-cold-airHave you been weighing the options between the traditional ducts and ductless? If you’ve been doing your research, you’ve most likely heard countless good things about ductless AC systems. However, that information will be mostly about energy savings and their effectiveness in winter.

It’s less common to find information about indoor air quality. This is a problem, because if indoor air quality is a big concern for you as a homeowner, then you might be surprised to find that the traditional advice about air quality doesn’t always apply to ductless systems.

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How to Use Your Thermostat Efficiently

Monday, August 13th, 2018

wifi-thermostat-controlling-home-temperature-from-outsideWhen it comes to increasing efficiency through the home, there are many AC upgrades or repairs that can help with that. But what if you’ve just had maintenance, or you’ve only owned your system for a very short time? At that point, the biggest barrier between you and efficient energy usage is yourself! And that translates into how you use the thermostat.

The thermostat is the control center for your air conditioner, meaning your efficiency will only be as good as you allow it to be. However, there are a few things you can do to make sure the thermostat is operating at its full potential.

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