Air Conditioning and Humidity

Air conditioner problems with humidity

Throughout the summer months, you rely on your air conditioner to cool your home, office, or workspace. It is a must in order to get through the high temperature days where a fan just won’t cut it.

But if one day you notice a musty odor, moist air, or foggy windows, you may have a problem. And the culprit is likely humidity.

While air conditioners already remove some water vapor from the air, that is not their main job. If humidity levels are excessive, you may be placing undue pressure on your air conditioning system, putting it at risk for damage or other issues.

Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality

How to improve indoor air quality

Whether we are working in offices, hanging out at home, or in the car, much of the air we breathe during the day is from an inside space.

Given these facts, the topic of indoor air quality is of particular importance to home dwellers, as poor air quality can cause allergic reactions, respiratory issues, asthmatic irritation, or other health problems. Even if you don’t have allergies or a sensitivity to dust and dirt in the air, it is worth taking measures to ensure that you are breathing the cleanest air possible for the sake of your health and that of those around you. Poor air quality can also cause issues with home items including floors, wood furniture, and more.

A Guide to Mini Split Accessories

A guide to mini split accessories

For those who have bought a mini split air conditioner, you’re probably already pleased with its efficient and quiet ductless operation that consistently cools your home. For those thinking about purchasing a mini split soon, you have a lot to look forward to. In the beginning or over time, you may find that some additional accoutrements can enhance the performance of your unit.

Some mini split accessories are must haves, while others are simply nice add-ons. Here we’ll take a look at some of each so that you can better pick out what you may need.

What is a Package Unit?

What is a packaged unit?

Do you live in a city where price per square footage is costly? Or do you have a small home with little interior room to spare for major appliances?

When it comes to installing HVAC systems in locations where space is minimal, it can be tricky business. Most of the time you need to have plenty of floor space dedicated to the units that will be placed inside the home in addition to the outdoor ones. Packaged HVAC units help with this problem by streamlining this process into one primary unit –– saving you space while still delivering on your air conditioning (and/or heating) needs.

Is a Whole House Dehumidifier Worth It?

Are whole house dehumidifiers worth it?

As a homeowner, you are often confronted with many choices about installations, additions, or other adjustments to make to your home.

Sometimes problems arise that warrant a fix or replacement, but other times, personal needs or preferences can be the driving force behind making some minor or major changes to your home. But it can be tough to decide if it’s worth dumping the time, money, and energy to complete and maintain.

One such change that you might be considering is installing a whole house dehumidifier.