IERNA's Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for November, 2016

Why Does Water Still Come from My Bathtub Faucet When the Shower is On?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Is your diverter valve working? Do you know what a diverter valve is? Chances are that you do not, and you aren’t alone. The average homeowner doesn’t understand why their bathtub faucet still leaks water while their shower is running. They may not even see the problem with it. The diverter valve, however, is the answer to this.

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Air Quality FAQ from the Professionals

Monday, November 21st, 2016

There are a number of different indoor air quality systems on the market, and finding the one that’s the right fit for your home can be hard to do without professional assistance. A big part of this decision is determining what types of indoor air contaminants even pose a threat in your home.

Another factor that plays a major role in deciding which indoor air quality product is best for you is the dimensions and layout of your home, plus the type of home heating and cooling system you have in place. We don’t expect you to sort through all this information on your own. Keep reading to learn about two of the most commonly asked indoor air quality questions, and our responses.

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Don’t Neglect Your Air Filter: Here’s Why

Monday, November 14th, 2016

The first step to caring for your indoor air quality is ensuring that the air filter within your HVAC system remains in good condition—unclogged and installed properly so that it can adequately do its job. However, while your indoor air quality does benefit from this, the sole purpose of your air filter is actually not to improve the air quality in your home.

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Why Do Clean Air Ducts Matter?

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Many homeowners have heard of duct cleaning, but few know the benefits or understand that this service should be completed every 3-5 years (or anytime you notice a drop in the efficiency of your HVAC system).

In addition to improving the performance of your home heating or cooling system, ductwork cleaning can also have a number of health benefits. Keep reading to learn more about why clean air ducts matter, not just to your home but to your health.

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