Constructing homes that can be referred to as “green” are homes that, besides being better for the environment, can also distinguish themselves as more comfortable, durable, deliver lower utility costs and reduce risk of indoor air problems. An “Air Conditioning Contractors of America” or ACCA Manual J Residential Load Calculation should be used in every … Continue Reading »
Heber City, UT: Savoy Engineering Group is an ACCA Compliant Manual J Load calculation service based in Heber City, a small Utah community that lies to the southeast of Salt Lake City. They are the number one provider in the United States. They have been in the business since February of 2005, during which time … Continue Reading »
As you might imagine, SDHV systems are noted for their small, high velocity ducts. Typical ducts are only 2-in. in diameter and have discharge velocities that usually exceed 1,000 feet per minute. Instead of typical supply registers, they use nozzles that heat or cool rooms with a jet of air. Trunk ducts are also small, … Continue Reading »
Everyone wants a home that’s warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Nobody wants a house that’s cold in the winter and hot in the summer. This is why many people decide to have central heating and air conditioning systems installed in their homes. But while this is a common decision to make … Continue Reading »
Has the term HVAC load calculation caught your ears? For most people, such term may arrive as to their ears. Basically, a load calculation pertains to the process of identifying the appropriate size of an air conditioner or furnace for a home or building. During the early times of the market, HVAC duct design and … Continue Reading »
In addition to the rise in energy costs, the age and condition of your heating and cooling equipment may have caused it to become less efficient. Dirt and neglect are the top causes of heating and cooling system inefficiency and failure. To ensure efficient system operation, it’s important to perform routine maintenance:
Inadequate air sealing or insufficient insulation could be the cause. No matter how efficient your heating and cooling system is, if your home is not properly sealed and insulated, you will not be as comfortable and your system will have to work harder.
Your home should be the place that is the most comfortable and inviting space in your life. If your HVAC system is not working properly or is not the optimum design for your home not only will it be uncomfortable, it will also cost you a lot more money than it should. ACCA certified Manual … Continue Reading »
Did you know the average household spends more than $2,500 a year on energy bills? Nearly half of these energy costs go to heating and cooling. Did you know the energy used in the average house is responsible for twice as many greenhouse gas emissions as the average car?
Consider replacing it with newer, more efficient equipment. If you’ve taken the steps outlined in the previous blogs to improve efficiency and you continue to experience problems, or if your HVAC system is old (10 – 15 years) or not working, consider replacing your equipment with a high-efficiency unit that has earned the ENERGY STAR. … Continue Reading »