The air filter is perhaps one of the most unsung heroes in any heating and air conditioning system. The idea behind this component is simple: as air is circulated throughout your home, it passes through the fibrous membranes of a filter. Any dust particles and pollutants get trapped in the filter, removing them from your environment. […]
Even though winter isn’t quite finished, it’s never too late to start thinking about your heating and air conditioning goals for spring. The spring season can be a big challenge for indoor air quality (IAQ), as the plants and flowers around your home begin releasing large amounts of pollen into the air. While your air filters are […]
Dry air is a common wintertime problem caused by heating systems. It’s also the number one reason why technicians who service Carrier air conditioners recommend using a humidifier to help regulate the relative humidity levels in your home. Like your HVAC system, a humidifier is a machine that requires regular maintenance to perform efficiently and provide you […]
With enhanced insulation, weatherproof windows and doors and improved heating and air conditioning systems, homes today are more energy-efficient than ever. While all these advantages offer great comfort solutions for homeowners, this can come at the expense of indoor air quality. While airtight replacement windows may be beneficial when it comes to heating and cooling […]
The summer season tends to increase indoor humidity levels, which affects indoor air quality. Without dehumidification, indoor spaces become clammy and uncomfortable. This is why many homeowners need a dehumidifier for their home. In this blog, McMaster discusses dehumidifiers and how they work with heating and air conditioning systems.