Does My Home Need Better Indoor Air Quality?

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Once spring arrives, most of us find that it’s the perfect time of the year to freshen up our homes. Taking care of our lawn and garden areas, deep-cleaning inside our homes, and getting our pool and deck areas ready for summer entertaining are all a part of the spring-cleaning routine. But, have you thought…

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Need Allergy Solutions for Your Home? Make it F.R.E.S.H.

If you are one of the millions who suffer from seasonal allergies, your home should be a sanctuary of comfort and relief. Surprisingly, many homes actually make symptoms worse. That’s because pollen, dust, dander and other typical allergens can get into your home, and circulate through the HVAC system. Fortunately, there are measures you can…

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Case Study: Fixing Noisy HVAC System and Humid Home

A noisy HVAC system is a nuisance and can be a symptom of a larger problem. Since the customer at this brick home built in the 1980s also had humidity issues in the summer, our team decided that the installation of a high efficiency Daikin FIT system was the right solution. Not only are these…

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Case Study: Indoor Air Quality and Proper HVAC System Installation

The owner of this two-story brick home wanted to replace an old gas furnace (thirty or more years old) and air conditioning system (fifteen or more years old). The original installer hadn’t considered the importance of air quality in this setup.  As such, only an inefficient one-inch filter was in use, impacting the condition of…

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Do you need a humidifier?

A humidifier is an accessory that can be easily added to your home’s heating and air conditioning system. But why do you need one? When the outside air begins to drop in temperature, your home’s central comfort system will automatically start heating the air inside your home so that you stay warm on those frosty…

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Not Feeling Cool & Dry? You May Need to Dehumidify!

If you’ve noticed that your home is uncomfortably humid this summer, you’re not alone. Even though temperatures have been cooler than usual, the humidity has still been relatively high. If you haven’t been running your air conditioning system as much, your home probably hasn’t been benefiting from the dehumidification your AC can provide – leaving…

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Six Ways Empire Can Help You Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Today’s homes are built to be better insulated and more airtight. And while that can be very beneficial when it comes to keeping your home cool and comfortable during the summer months, and warmer during the cooler months, it can also mean that the air is circulated throughout your home, time and time again. Unfortunately,…

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5 Benefits of Installing a New HVAC System with Empire

Replacing the heating and cooling system in your home is one of the most significant investments you can make. When it comes time to install a new HVAC system, you’ll want to make sure you choose an expert company that offers professional installation, quality equipment, and service after the sale. At Empire, we take great…

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