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Wednesday, 01 August 2012 14:56

Improving the Quality of Your Air Indoors

At Carolina Comfort Systems, we basically have one job to do--- keep you comfortable in your home or business!  Part of keeping you comfortable is assessing your indoor air quality.  Various pollutants can cause the quality of air that we breathe inside the home to become detrimental to our health and well-being.  Those such pollutants and irritants include mold, dust, pet dander, smoke, and outdoor allergens such as pollen.  What can you do about these,…
Tuesday, 10 April 2012 10:01

HVAC and Tax Credits

Tax Credits  By S. Kim Henson  A 30 percent tax credit, with no upper limit, is good news for homeowners of new construction, especially since most energy efficiency tax credits are only applicable for existing homes. During the next five years, products that qualify include photovoltaics, solar water heaters, small wind energy systems, and best of all for Carolina Comfort Systems’ customers, geothermal heat pumps. The tax credit includes labor and installation. Energy Star qualified geothermal…
Tuesday, 10 April 2012 09:59

La Nina- How it affecs our temperatures

La Niña – How it has affected our weather and what we can expect temperature-wise and weather-wise this Spring/Summer  By S. Kim Henson La Niña is on its way out; at least that’s the forecast for now. But, as we all know, no one knows for sure. However, there’s a good chance the prediction is accurate because the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says conditions from La Niña last anywhere from nine months to…
Thursday, 01 March 2012 14:11

The Rock Solid Bryant Evolution System

The Rock Solid Bryant Evolution System By S. Kim Henson The rock-solid Bryant Evolution® System heat pump improves your temperament by giving you control over your home’s temperature. Evolution Control thermostat is a sophisticated communicating system, programmable for up to a week, that offers more regulation over temperature, humidity, indoor air quality, fan speed and ventilation, as well as alerts when it is time to service the system and change the air filter. All the…
Geothermal Heat ... What does that mean, and is it for you? By S. Kim Henson Do you remember hearing, in the good ‘ole days, how your grandparents and great grandparents buried money in the ground instead of making deposits in a bank? Geothermal heat is kind of like that, only updated.  What does geothermal heat mean? A geothermal heat pump, also named geoexchange, earth-coupled or a ground source heat pump, is an HVAC system…
Thursday, 01 March 2012 13:42

The Nest-- Meet the New Learning T

The Nest - Meet the New Learning Thermostat By S. Kim Henson “The Nest is gorgeous, elegant and very, very smart. It will keep your house at the right temperature, save you money and do some good for the planet,” said David Pogue in The NY Times about the world’s first learning thermostat. He reports four radical differences between Nest and other thermostats.  • Nest looks attractive. • Nest programs itself. • Nest has Wi-Fi,…
Monday, 12 September 2011 16:17

Conway- A List of Hometown Events for Fall

Fall Events in Conway From time to time, we at Carolina Comfort Systems like to take time to help “get the word out” about various coming events and activities in our hometown, Conway, SC. We’ll do the same thing for the rest of the Grand Strand, too, but today we’re focusing on the fall events in Conway. Monday, September 26, 3:00pm-7:00pm:  The American Red Cross is conducting a Blood Drive in the Langston Baptist Church…
Monday, 12 September 2011 16:09

Time for a Heat Pump Tune Up!

Time For a Heat Pump “Tune-up?” Nearly half of the energy used in your home is dedicated to heating and cooling. Making smart decisions about your home's heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system can drastically impact your utility bills — and your family’s comfort. Now that the hottest days of the summer are behind us, it’s a smart move to turn your attention to the efficiency of your heat pump. It could be time…
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