Archives for February 2020

What Are Evaporative Coolers?

Evaporative coolers are a good option for homes in low-humidity areas. Also called swamp coolers, evaporative coolers pass cool outdoor air over water-saturated pads, causing the water to evaporate into it. Though they require more frequent maintenance than central air conditioners, they cost about half as much to install. 

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Considering a Heat Pump System? Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’re unhappy with how much you pay per month for heating and air conditioning, then you may want to consider an alternative heating and cooling system: a heat pump system. Compared to furnaces and baseboard heaters, a heat pump system can lower your electricity use for heating by about 50%. Here’s what you need to know about heat pumps before you make the switch.

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Your Sleep Problems May Be Caused By Poor Indoor Air

According to a study by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, one in four Americans experience acute insomnia each year. About 75% of these individuals recover without developing chronic insomnia. Chronic sleep deprivation can affect an individual’s daytime performance, negatively impact their mood and increase their risk of  vehicle accidents, cardiovascular disease and cancer.

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4 Eco Services Offers Tips for Maintaining the Whole-House Humidifier During the Winter

4 Eco Services, a local plumbing, heating and air conditioning service company, advises homeowners to take  proactive steps to maintain their whole-house humidifier. A properly functioning whole house humidifier can soothe skin and breathing problems, ease symptoms of a respiratory condition, and help homeowners cut energy expenditures while also lowering monthly electric bills.  

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