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Smart things are the biggest trend for homes in years. You can find lamps that are smart, ovens and microwaves that are smart - even the lock on your front door can be smart. But what does smart really mean? In a word, control. Smart means being able to control devices and systems whether you are home or 3,000 miles away. Most smart devices and systems use apps on your cell phone or through your…
Sunday, 15 April 2018 12:38

The Advantages of a Split System

Split systems have been growing in popularity over the last few years due to the number of advantages they provide over traditional HVAC systems. A split system is a heating and cooling system consisting of one unit outside that houses the condenser/ compressor and one or more units inside for air-handling. Split systems are also one option commonly referred to as a ductless system. Let's take a look at the advantages of split systems: Split systems…
When your HVAC system needs a pricey repair, it's natural to consider whether it is more beneficial to do the repair or to replace the system. Here are three key factors to consider when making the decision whether to repair or to replace: When your HVAC system needs a pricey repair, it's natural to consider whether it is more beneficial to do the repair or to replace the system. Here are three key factors to consider…
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 12:15

The Benefits of Geothermal Systems

Geothermal is a buzzword many people have heard but don't know much about. Geothermal systems use thermal (heat) energy found underground to power the heating, cooling and hot water needs for your home. The country of Iceland is well known for harnessing the power of geothermal energy--about 70% of the country's energy use is powered by geothermal sources. Did you know that you can also benefit from geothermal energy right here in the Myrtle Beach…
Carolina Comfort Systems is a proud sponsor of the Children of Yahweh Foundation. The Children of Yahweh Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing children with cancer and their families an uplifting, memory-filled weekend get-away from treatment centers and hospitals. Families come to Myrtle Beach to enjoy an all-expenses paid weekend including attractions, special events, meals and just plain fun in the sun. Last year, the foundation hosted 30 families from North Carolina and…
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 18:54

Top 10 Facts About Indoor Air Quality

Many people don't realize the potential impacts of poor indoor air quality. These top 10 facts about indoor air quality might surprise you: Fact #1: According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the air inside your home can be up to 5 times dirtier and more polluted than the air outside. Fact #2: There are many more causes of poor indoor air quality than you might expect, including residues from building materials, radon gas, dust,…
Conserving energy is one of the few true win-win things you can do in your home. Not only do you reduce your carbon footprint but saving energy saves you money at the same time. Here are the top 10 energy and money-saving tips to use in your home this month: 1. Change lighting from CFL spiral bulbs and traditional lightbulbs to LED bulbs. LED lighting uses less energy, lasts much longer and saves you more…
Monday, 18 December 2017 17:49

6 Common Winter HVAC Problems and Prevention

In the Grand Strand, our HVAC systems really take a beating. Hot humid summers and winters with sudden plummets in temperature give heating and cooling systems a workout. There are things you can do to help your system run its best and keep you comfortable, particularly when the temperatures drop. Here are six common wintertime HVAC problems and ways you can help prevent them. 1. Decreased air flow or air doesn't feel as warm: One…
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