Archives: December 2015

How Can a Humidifier Improve Home Comfort?

How Can a Humidifier Improve Home Comfort?One positive aspect of winter is that for a few months you can say goodbye to the high humidity of other seasons. Yet, dry air comes with its own set of comfort and health issues. With cool air carrying less moisture and forced-air home heating drying the air even more, indoor air can benefit from more moisture during the winter months. This is why many homeowners invest in a whole-house humidifier, or portable humidifiers for localized problems. Continue reading “How Can a Humidifier Improve Home Comfort?” »

Checklist for Conducting a Home Energy Evaluation

Checklist for Conducting a Home Energy EvaluationIf you suspect there’s energy being wasted in your home, you’re likely trying to figure out what to do about it. The bad news is that you’re probably wasting a lot more energy than you could ever imagine. The good news is that a comprehensive home energy evaluation can help you learn how much energy is being wasted, where it’s going, and how to stop it. Continue reading “Checklist for Conducting a Home Energy Evaluation” »

Air Filtration vs. Air Cleaning: What’s the Right Choice for You?

Air Filtration vs. Air Cleaning: What’s the Right Choice for You?Many homeowners mistakenly believe that the air filter in their furnace or air conditioner, as long as it’s changed regularly, is all that’s necessary to keep indoor air clean and healthy. However, unless the air filter is a high-efficiency model, it’s not going to capture the smallest airborne particulates. Unfortunately, those are the ones most likely to exacerbate allergies and respiratory ailments in susceptible family members. For a comprehensive air-cleaning strategy in your southwest Oklahoma home, consider a high-quality air cleaning or purifying system. Continue reading “Air Filtration vs. Air Cleaning: What’s the Right Choice for You?” »