Tag: Vents

Air Conditioning

Key Terms and General Information for HVAC

  We all have to start somewhere when gaining knowledge on a complex subject; we have all been there before. There is no need to stress about sounding like you know what you are talking about in the heating and air conditioning world, use this blog as your guide. Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)  has the goal of creating a comfortable and acceptable indoor air quality.    ACH  Air Changes Per Hour is a measure of the air volume …
Energy Efficiency

It’s cold! Time to shut off unused heating vents?

Here’s something we all agree on:  Closing or blocking heating vents in unused rooms saves energy, because you’re not wasting it on a room that you’re not occupying, and the air gets redirected to the rest of the house, which makes it easier to heat your house and lowers your bill.  Except for one thing:  It isn’t true. A 2003 study by a long-time government scientist who studies ventilation issues is often cited to bust this myth.  Its conclusions?  “The …