Category Archives: air quality

What Makes HEPA Filters So Effective?

As a responsible homeowner, you know that air filtration is an important part of your home heating and home cooling systems. That’s because your air filter is responsible for keeping harmful pollutants from entering your home (and your lungs), such as: Dirt. Dust. Debris. Insect waste. So you do your best to maintain a clean … Continue reading What Makes HEPA Filters So Effective?

Got “Cold Spots” In Your Home? Here’s How to Warm Them Up.

It seems that every home in Ottawa or Embrun – no matter the age, size, or configuration – has certain “cold spots” which become downright freezing once winter hits. Although you’ve got your furnace cranked, these frigid little pockets still remain. It could be in an unused bedroom. Or perhaps a corner of the family … Continue reading Got “Cold Spots” In Your Home? Here’s How to Warm Them Up.

Should I Leave the Furnace Fan On? And Other Important Furnace Questions

We get a lot of the same questions from families all over Ottawa and the greater region, and we want everybody to feel comfortable in their knowledge of home comfort appliances before buying any equipment or signing up for ongoing service. When you learn more about the HVAC equipment and service we provide, we’re certain … Continue reading Should I Leave the Furnace Fan On? And Other Important Furnace Questions

What Does the MERV Rating Mean?

My furnace air filter has a MERV rating, what is it? Proper air filtration is essential for breathing cleaner indoor air. Mechanical filters are the most common types of filters used in HVAC systems. They are also highly efficient and require minimal maintenance. The most important aspect of these filters is the mechanical efficiency rating … Continue reading What Does the MERV Rating Mean?

8 Ways a Humidifier Makes Canadian Winters Better

Winter air is so, so dry, and a whole house humidifier is the best way to keep that dryness from ruining your winter cheer. Humidity in the air inside your home matters more than many homeowners know. It’s not just a comfort thing. It’s also a quality of life thing. Here are 8 ways a humidifier … Continue reading 8 Ways a Humidifier Makes Canadian Winters Better

Save Money Heating Your Home With These 5 Easy Fixes

As winter weather settles in, we can be assured that snow and higher energy bills are on their way! Winters here in Ottawa can be brutal on the wallet so here are a few things you can do to help save some money this winter. Here are 5 easy fixes to consider for improved home … Continue reading Save Money Heating Your Home With These 5 Easy Fixes