Is Air Conditioning Maintenance Necessary Every Year?
When you live in a climate as we have here in Georgia, you rely on your air conditioning system for a good portion of the year. Your AC works hard to keep your home and family comfortable, no matter how hot it might get outdoors. That’s why it’s so important to take steps to make…Read More
New Year, Improved Home Comfort: A Calendar of HVAC Solutions
The new year has arrived, and for many people, that often means considering home improvements that they may have put on the back burner. While purchasing new furniture and fixtures, updating flooring, and adding new home décor items are always fun to think about, many times people put off improving their home comfort systems until…Read More
How Can I Make My Home More Energy Efficient This Fall?
Now that the fall season is underway, people are spending more time at home, and as a result, using more energy. As the days grow shorter, lights come on earlier, and families are more likely to gather around the television in the evenings. That’s why this is a great time of year to consider your…Read More
Ductless AC vs. Window AC – Which Should I Choose?
If you have a converted space or addition to your home that doesn’t have access to your central air conditioning system, you may be wondering what the best choice is for cooling that space. While window air conditioning units can be a lower-cost choice for home comfort, they may not be as cost-effective as you…Read More
Case Study: Ductless System Installation For Sunroom
Sunrooms are often difficult to keep cool in the summer and warm in the winter. By installing a modern, high-efficiency, ductless mini split, we are able to help your family use their entire home year-round and keep energy bills affordable. In this case study, homeowners completed renovations on a 1961 ranch before realizing the sunroom…Read More
Should I Upgrade to New HVAC Equipment?
For many homeowners, the decision to upgrade to new cooling and heating equipment happens when their current system fails. While nobody really likes to think about the expense associated with installing new HVAC equipment, most people don’t realize that they can be spending much more than they need to with the system they have. How…Read More
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…Read More
Does your home’s temperature fluctuate from room to room? Here are some ways to fix that!
There are a few reasons why some rooms in your home can feel either hotter or colder than others. Poor or faulty insulation, where the sun is hitting, and the room’s distance from your HVAC line all contribute to temperature variations in the home. Not only is this inconvenient for you, but it can also…Read More
R-22 Phase-Out: What It Means for You?
United States EPA Final Rule Phase Out of R-22 In recent years, the EPA has been phasing out R-22. R-22 is a refrigerant used in older HVAC units to help keep indoor temperatures cooler. As the temperatures get warmer during these hot and long summers, your AC gets used more and more. This places a…Read More
Creative Ways to Enhance Home Energy Efficiency
Atlanta Home Energy Efficiency Tips By now, you probably know many of big ticket things you can do to enjoy improved home energy efficiency. Upgrading to Energy Star appliances, adding insulation and installing a programmable thermostat is not where energy efficiency should end, but only where they should begin. The number of little things you can…Read More