Are Electric Furnaces Energy Efficient?

December 18, 2020

When your Rehoboth Beach, DE, home needs a new heating system, energy efficiency should be one of your top priorities. Energy-efficient heating systems cost less to operate, so you’ll save money every month of the winter season. Here are some important facts to know about the energy efficiency of electric furnaces. Electric Furnace AFUE Ratings The American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers developed a rating system called the annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) rating for all furnaces. It measures the furnace’s efficiency at converting input energy into output heat. All electric furnaces have

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4 Tips for Choosing a Furnace for Cold Delaware Winters

November 19, 2020

Winter weather will soon arrive in Lewes, DE, which means that it’s important to have a safe, efficient, and effective furnace. If you’re in need of a furnace replacement, you’ll have to sort through a lot of options. Here are four tips on choosing a furnace for the cold Delaware winters. 1. Comfort Features You may want a furnace with special comfort features, such as a variable-speed motor. Most of the time, they operate at the lowest speed. This delivers longer heating cycles but fewer of them. The longer but fewer heating cycles improve indoor air

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How Does A Ductless Heat Pump Work?

October 20, 2020

Learn How a Ductless Heat Pump Works When you’re ready to replace your Lewes, DE, area home’s heating system, you’ll have a lot of options. If you’re designing a new home, adding onto your existing home or updating an older home, a ductless heat pump could be an option. These systems don’t require air ducts like other types of forced-air heating systems. Read on to learn how a ductless heat pump works so that you can make an informed decision about which heating system to choose. Transfer of Heat Energy Like other types of heat

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Creative Ways To Hide Your Outdoor AC Unit

September 20, 2020

During summer, an air conditioner comes in handy in making your Lewes, DE, home comfortable. However, the air conditioning unit can become a party crasher during a summer barbecue. The hulky, box piece can be an eyesore in your garden. Fortunately, we have some options for you to consider. There are plenty of creative ways for you to mask and conceal the AC unit that no one will even notice its presence. Before hiding your outdoor AC, you need to keep in mind how it works. The reason the metal casings are perforated is because the

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Will Air Purifiers Help with Musty Smell?

August 10, 2020

Do certain rooms in your home have a musty smell? If so, consider getting an air purifier. This appliance could provide the must-eliminating solution you’re looking for. Causes of That Musty Smell If you’ve noticed a musty smell in your bathroom or other areas of your house, it’s probably due to mold. The odor particles that are emitted by various types of mold can be captured by air purifiers as long as they have an activated carbon filter in them. Air purifiers are also designed to help remove other strong odors from your residence.

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Energy Efficiency Tips

June 8, 2020

By being energy-efficient, you use less energy to do the same jobs. This reduces the amount of energy you use and the amount of energy that gets wasted, which can save you a significant amount of money. Here are some of the best ways to save energy in your household. Clean or Replace Filters Dirty filters make your furnace and air conditioner work much harder than they need to. This drives up your energy bills. You should check your filters monthly and either replace or clean them as needed. As part of an annual tune-up, the

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How to Help Your HVAC System by Improving Indoor Air Quality

May 27, 2020

When most homeowners think about their HVAC systems and keeping them running well, they may think about their filters and keeping registers clear. They may also think about keeping the return vent clear so air can flow into the system. Some people may even consider the temperature they keep compared to the outside temperature. This is understandable because the bigger the temperature difference, the more the system will run and the more strain it endures. What escapes most people’s thoughts is how the quality of the air in your building affects the system.

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The Importance of Energy Efficiency

April 27, 2020

The phrase “energy efficiency” gets tossed around so often these days that it almost sounds like just another buzz phrase or cliché. The importance of energy efficiency, however, is very real. It offers several benefits, and it has far-reaching effects. If you do not believe that your household and you are maximizing your energy-efficiency potential in Lewes, DE, remember that professionals like SABRS Home Comfort, LLC can help. Here are some reasons why energy efficiency is important: Save Money Efficiency is defined as the ability to maximize output without wasting resources. If you earn a dollar but

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