Understanding how energy consumption plays out on a state level can help every Illinois homeowner better manage their energy expenses. Generally, the cost of energy across the state is influenced by multiple factors such as personal energy needs, individual household lifestyle, and Illinois’ varying weather conditions. Here are a couple of Quick Energy Facts about… Continue reading Chicago Illinois Home Energy Statistics
If your home has condensation on the interior, peeling paint, ghosting on the walls, or the air feels too dry, it's time to consider home humidity control. Too much or too little moisture in your house's air can lead to a variety of issues, including damage to your home and perhaps your health.
HCFC-22 (also called R-22, or the brand-name Freon) has been the most widely utilized refrigerant in HVAC equipment since the adoption of the Montreal Protocol in 1987. Because of R-22s expansive adoption throughout the HVAC industry, the EPA outlined a 10-year phase-out period, starting January 1, 2010. As of January 1st, 2020 the servicing of… Continue reading The R22 Ban – How it Effects You
According to the EPA, the air we breathe in our homes is often 2-5 times more polluted than the air outside, and an EPA study has determined that poor indoor air quality is one of the top 5 risks to public health. But poor indoor air quality shouldn’t have a negative impact on your health. … Continue reading Improving the Air Quality in Your Home