The weather may still be gorgeous, but there’s no getting around the fact that fall is here in the Foothills. Cooler temperatures are on their way whether or not you want to admit it, and once they hit, they’ll be here to stay for a while. While you’ve no doubt spent the summer enjoying the beautiful weather and not thinking about your home heating system, it’s time to put things into perspective and consider focusing on heating maintenance.
This late summer season is a great time for homeowners in El Dorado Hills, Citrus Heights, Folsom, and beyond to start thinking about ways to improve home efficiency (aka “home performance”) as we make the transition into a new season. There are a lot of different elements that need to be taken into consideration when striving to improve home efficiency, some of which can actually affect the health of you and your family.
“I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul.” – Jean Cocteau (director, Orpheus). Cats are the beloved mascot of the internet. But what you didn’t know about these moody memes, is how paw-sitively inspiring they are as decorators.
When it comes to indoor air quality, many Folsom and Sacramento residents find themselves in the dark. The quality of the air inside your home isn’t always something that can be determined at face value, but there are plenty of signs that can point the presence of issues.
The first step is to determine the input BTUs of the combustion appliances in a zone. You need to have enough ventilation air for all the appliances in a zone, not just one. Often times you will see this situation with both a furnace and water heater located in a garage. The next step is determine of the combustion zone (closet, garage, etc.) is considered a “confined space.”