How Does Extreme Heat Affect Air Conditioners?

How Does Extreme Heat Affect Air Conditioners?

Our customers and air conditioning service and repair experts can’t believe it either, but here we are in mid-July, experiencing a week of temperatures in the mid-90s. The forecast is for more heat next week. So, let’s answer this question a month early and review what you can do to counteract how extremely hot days affect your air conditioner. Does …

7 Products That Make the Air You Breathe as Healthy as Possible

7 Products That Make the Air You Breathe as Healthy as Possible

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been sounding the alarm for years regarding indoor air quality. It estimates that the concentrations of some pollutants are 2 to 5 times higher indoors than outdoors. This is an issue since most people spend the majority of their time inside, even more so over the past few years. It’s only getting …

We Included “Enviro” in our HVAC Company’s Name for a Reason

We Included “Enviro” in our HVAC Company’s Name for a Reason

HVAC systems have come a long way in energy efficiency since we began serving Kansas City area homeowners in 1984. Even back then, doing our part to protect the environment was just as important as ensuring your home’s environment was comfortable year-round. Doing right by our customers and the environment matters to us so much that “enviro” is part of …

HVAC Trends 2022

What’s Trending in HVAC This Year?

It’s been an unseasonably warm winter so far. A little late for a white Christmas, but the forecast is calling for our first winter weather this weekend to kick off 2022. With all the anticipation of freezing temperatures, we thought it’s a great time to talk about the hottest trends in HVAC for 2022. It’s going to be a year …

Tips to Get Your Furnace Ready for Cold Weather

Winter is Coming. Tips to Get Your Furnace Ready for Cold Weather.

The local weathermen are predicting temperatures will dip into the 40s in Shawnee this weekend. That means HVAC service and repair companies, like us, are gearing up for the flood of calls that will soon be coming in from homeowners who turn on their furnaces only to find they’re not working properly or at all. This is the best time …

Dog Days of Summer

How to Help Your Air Conditioner Survive the Dog Days of Summer

Jeez, Louise, it’s hot out there. Heat advisory days are putting a strain on air conditioners across Shawnee and Overland Park. How’s your AC holding up? Is it going to survive the dog days of summer? We’ve got a few weeks to go before cooler fall temperatures arrive (which means now is a good time to schedule your furnace maintenance …

Cottonwoods

Don’t Let Summer Snowfall Stifle Your A/C Cool

Ever stand in the shade of a soaring Cottonwood, relishing the tufts of fluffy white seeds as they float and waft around you? Cottonwoods may create summertime magic, but that fuzzy “snowfall” can make it difficult for you to keep your cool when the summer swelters start. Those majestic seeds are infamous for their ability to find your air conditioning …

Are Whole Home Humidifiers Worth It?

This winter has been particularly brutal. In Shawnee and the KC metro alone, we’ve experienced days of below-zero wind chills. With the furnace running more to keep our houses warm, we’re noticing the impact of the low humidity levels associated with cold air. You’ll find numbers vary, but the recommended level of humidity in your home runs between 35-50%. This …

Air Scrubber

How an Air Scrubber Improves Your Indoor Air Quality

Spoiler Alert: It’s a Dramatic Improvement Compared to a global pandemic, global warming, flu season, and more working and learning at home, the fact that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ranks indoor air pollution as a top environmental danger to our health says something. In fact, studies report that indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than …