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Painting HardieSoffit Panels and Attic Air Balance

Picture of HarkieSoffit

Net free venting requirements for residential construction states that we should provide a “balanced” air flow for attic ventilation. 50% of the air needed to cool your attic should enter at the edge of the roof…down near the windows. 50% of the required openings should be as high as

New 2015 SEER Rating on Air Conditioners

SEER Rating MAP

Well, DOE is at it again. As of January 1, 2015 A/C manufacturers are being asked to increase the efficiency to 14 SEER. However, if you live in certain climate zones your builder may not be required to install a higher efficiency systems. That’s because folks in colder climates don’t use an air conditioner as much as we do down south. I’m in Mississippi.

The Return Air Chase – Misunderstood and Often Abused

Air Conditioning and Heating Unit

Indoor air and it’s quality depend on the design of the interconnected parts of your home; somewhat like the knee bone is connected to the hip bone. Air quality can suffer when there are poor connections or no connections within the return air system.