Have you ever read a book on air conditioning? Not a manual, but an actual book with a conversational dialogue formulated around the air conditioner – one of mankind’s greatest inventions? Probably not. Well, we have. Bet you never thought you’d find a book report on our site. Well, we’re not going to give you … Continue reading Summer (HVAC) Reading: “Cool: How Air Conditioning Changed Everything”
You know by now that Suburban Companies is in the business of comfort and making sure that our customers’ home and business environment is at an optimal degree. (See what we did there?) Since we’re smack dab in the middle of summer, we’re going to focus on cooling for a moment. Keeping cool is essential … Continue reading Optimizing the Cool: Accenting Your HVAC Equipment During the Hot Summer Months
As summer fast approaches, home and business owners everywhere will be reaching for the controls to the air conditioner portion of their respective heating and cooling system. Right? Right. Quick question: What are you doing for your annual HVAC “checkup”? Are you locked into a service plan yet? Yes? GREAT. No? Well, consider it… Part … Continue reading The Cool is in the Coils
Have you ever stopped and wondered for a moment how the heating and cooling environment in your offices helps shape your bottom line? No? Well, it’s time to look into it. Consider this: A recent CareerBuilder study found that 53 percent of employees said they were less productive when working in an office that is … Continue reading Hot and Cold: How Your HVAC System Effects Worker Productivity
Are you constantly cleaning and dusting around the house? Have you thought of purchasing a “duct-cleaning” to take the dust out of the ductwork? Do you find the “fresh air” you’re breathing in just doesn’t feel so fresh? These could be a direct product of improperly installed or aged ductwork, which are jeopardizing the air … Continue reading Exploring the Ducts: Putting Quality Back into the Air You’re Breathing.
With regard to your heating and cooling system, the hot topic of any season is whether you’re warm or cool enough. In short: Are you comfortable? The follow up to that question: Is your heating and cooling system providing you with the comfort you long for in an efficient, and cost-effective manner? Take into consideration … Continue reading Understanding the Thermostat: How to Take Complete Control over Your Heating and Cooling System
In most homes, the heating and cooling system is controlled by a wall-mounted thermostat that is typically located at a convenient and easily-accessible spot within one of the main living areas. Makes sense right? It’s something that gets used a lot, so why not put it somewhere that’s easy to get to? There’s only one … Continue reading Introducing Ecovent
It’s a fair question to pose. Think about it. If you’re an organization looking for cost savings, you ought to lean more towards the proactive end. If you’re a gambler, or just don’t know any better, reactive is probably where you’re at in your operative energy strategy. We suggest you at least think about minimizing … Continue reading Are you proactive or reactive?