Your Home Comfort Advisor
Clarifying and simplifying your home comfort and service questions
Started in January 2018, your Home Comfort Advisor is a not-for-profit website with the goal of providing straight-forward information and perspective regarding your home comfort systems.
What you don’t know can hurt you
As the Internet has matured over the last 20 years, more and more products have become available online. That the volume of online sales grows each year is not surprising given how easy and convenient it is—especially if you are busy—to search, comparison shop and order products of all kinds from your computer or phone. And, why not? Once, you’ve done your research and found the brand and model you want at the best price, the ‘buy now’ button can have that coffee maker on your doorstep day after tomorrow…
Understanding what you risk by installing equipment that is the wrong size.
When heating or cooling equipment is installed in your home that is too big or too small to meet the dynamic heating and cooling demands of your home, then comfort, safety, and the life of the equipment will be compromised. No matter how good the installation, or brand of equipment, an under-sized system won’t provide adequate heating or cooling. A system that is too big will cycle on and off more, run harder, and use more energy…