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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…
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 16:11

Save on AC Costs Around your Home

Save on Air Conditioning CostsA few minor changes around your house can significantly reduce air conditioning costs. Consider  some of these money-saving tips:• Keep lamps and other heat producers away from your thermostat. They'll cause your air conditioning unit to run needlessly.• Consider an upgrade to CFL bulbs. They produce less heat than standard incandescents.• Turn the lights off when they’re not in use.• Wait until after sundown to run your dishwasher, dryer and other heat-producing appliances.• Minimize the use…
Thursday, 11 August 2011 09:49

Sure, it's hot now, but what about later?

Sure, it’s Hot NOW... but What About Later? The summer is rapidly passing by, and with it will be the sweltering temperatures we’ve experienced. We hope you’re maintaining your “cool” during this heat wave!Despite the record heat-wave, it’s not too soon to turn your attention to ensuring you’ll have a properly functioning HVAC unit when it comes time to switch from “AC” to “HEAT.” And that time will be here before you know it!A perfect…
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