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What is a VRF HVAC System and How Does it Work?

What is a VRF HVAC System and How Does it Work?

What is a VRF HVAC System? Variable refrigerant flow, or VRF, is a type of heating and cooling system for residential or commercial applications. In order to understand how VRF is unique, it’s helpful to understand the basics of common HVAC systems. Most heating and...
Check Your HVAC Heating Before Fall

Check Your HVAC Heating Before Fall

As Winter Approaches, Take Stock of Your Home’s Heating System There are always a handful of days between seasons that are wonderful in South Carolina. Neither too hot nor too cold, they are days we open the windows and relish the fresh air. These between season...
AC Blowing Warm Air? Try This First

AC Blowing Warm Air? Try This First

Summer in Myrtle Beach Without AC? No Way! Myrtle Beach vacation companies love to market Myrtle Beach as a summer beach destination, but one thing that doesn’t always translate in those photos of happy families outdoors: the oppressive heat and humidity....
What is Recovery Mode on my Thermostat?

What is Recovery Mode on my Thermostat?

Increased Functionality with Smart Thermostats A “smart thermostat” is a relatively new term to describe programmable thermostats in the internet age. These products gain their “smart” modifier through wifi capability and app-based controls....
Ductless AC for a Cool Garage Workshop

Ductless AC for a Cool Garage Workshop

Converting Non-traditional Spaces for Year-Round Comfort A carpentry bench in your garage, a small gym in a backyard shed, a music practice space in an unfinished room above a garage. They go by different names: man caves, she-sheds, and garage workshops, but one...
Energy Efficiency Acronyms 101: EER, SEER, HSPF, AFUE, and COP

Energy Efficiency Acronyms 101: EER, SEER, HSPF, AFUE, and COP

More consumers are paying attention to energy efficiency ratings. Energy efficient materials, appliances, and home systems like heating and cooling aren’t just good for the planet. They can also lower monthly utility bills. However, use of acronyms and industry...