The York Affinity Series is a premier line of residential heat pumps and has a variety of features that make it an ideal heat pump for residential homes in Richmond, Virginia. We've installed a lot of heat pumps over the years, and this is one of our favoirites. Here's why....
You don't need the weatherman to tell you that it gets hot in Richmond. And it feels great to come inside from summer's heat and feel the cool, dry air from your air conditioner. But what do you do when it breaks? You can only take off so many clothes before it is considered illegal.
The warmup last week is a great reminder that Spring is on it's way, Richmond! Not only is Spring a great time to plant gardens, enjoy the outdoors, and clean out clutter - it's the perfect time to plan for a little maintenance on your HVAC unit.
Sources: Earth and rock beneath home; well water; building materials.
Health Effects: No immediate symptoms. Estimated to contribute to between 7,000 and 30,000 lung cancer deaths each year. Smokers are at higher risk of developing radon-induced lung cancer.
Levels in Homes: Based on a national residential radon survey completed in 1991, the average indoor radon level is 1.3 picocuries per liter (pCi/L). The average outdoor level is about 0.4 pCi/L. Steps to Reduce Exposure:
Once the thermostat is set, it should be left alone. However, programmable thermostats are commonly installed on systems to setback the house temperatures while you are away from your home. The air filters inside the system need to be checked, cleaned, or changed each month. The outdoor fan should not be covered or obstructed, so it can receive proper air flow.
Whether or not you decide to have the air ducts in your home cleaned, committing to a good preventive maintenance program is essential to minimize duct contamination.