Gibson Heating & Cooling Blog: Archive for July, 2019

The Power of the Energy Recovery Ventilator in Summer

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

sun-and-snowflake-badgeHere’s a conundrum when it comes to cooling down a house during the summer: a house that’s closed up tightly will enjoy much better air conditioning and energy efficiency, but it will also suffer from poor indoor air quality because no fresh currents blow through from the outside. Opening the window to bring in fresh air also means letting the heat in. So you either have to settle for having cool air or fresh air.

Except you don’t have to choose one or the other! You can have both thanks to a device called the energy recovery ventilator (ERV) installed into the HVAC system. An ERV is beneficial for both summer and winter weather, but in this pose we’re going to focus on the most immediate benefit, which is helping with our extremely high summer temperatures.

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Prevent AC Problems with a Fresh Air Filter

Monday, July 8th, 2019

man-with-filterWe’d love to tell you that there is a way to keep your home cooling system operating properly 100% of the time. As is the case with any mechanical system, though, this is simply not possible. You are going to need AC repair in Moorestown, NJ, from time to time. When that time arrives, the best thing that you can do is to schedule repairs promptly. The longer that you run a compromised system, the more likely it becomes that you’ll face expensive and extensive problems.

Remember too that routine maintenance is, bar none, the most effective way in which to minimize the frequency with which problems develop.  Remember too that there is one vital maintenance task that falls squarely on your shoulders.  That is changing your air filter regularly. Changing the filter is simple, and the filters themselves are very affordable. This one easy task can save you a whole lot of trouble with your home cooling system. Read on to learn more.

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