Aggressive Mechanical, Inc

Time-Variant Pricing: How Much Comfort Costs Throughout the Day

28 Aug
Time-Variant Pricing: How Much Comfort Costs Throughout the Day

If you’re used to paying a flat rate per kilowatt hour (kWh) on your electric bill, you may not realize that the costs of producing electricity vary throughout the day. Electricity suppliers know this, and some are now offering time-variant pricing that reflects cost fluctuations, which are often related to: Critical peaks. During a heat […]

The Stack Effect and Its Impact on Energy Efficiency

23 Aug
The Stack Effect and Its Impact on Energy Efficiency

You’re running your A/C almost constantly to beat the summer heat, but your house just won’t get comfortable. Furthermore, the top floor seems to have more moisture in the air than usual, leading to mold, mildew, and other problems. You may be suffering from the stack effect. It happens when basic physics wreaks havoc on […]

How Window Treatments Can Boost Energy Efficiency

22 May
Window Treatments

Optimum home energy efficiency is largely a matter of managing heat. Windows are a major source of unwanted heat gain and heat loss in most homes. On a summer day, solar heat energy passing through windows raises indoor temperatures, boosting monthly HVAC costs. On a winter night, conversely, heat readily radiates outward through window glass, […]

Should You Consider a Residential Rooftop HVAC Unit?

19 Apr
Should You Consider a Residential Rooftop HVAC Unit?

If you’re in the market for new cooling equipment, you might wonder whether a rooftop HVAC unit is a good choice for your home. Rooftop units have been installed on commercial buildings for decades, and they’re becoming more popular for residential use in warmer climates, where heating isn’t a priority. Rooftop HVAC installations are seldom […]

Should Interior Doors be Open or Closed When Running Your HVAC?

28 Mar
Should Interior Doors be Open or Closed When Running Your HVAC?

It’s common practice to close interior doors to seldom-used rooms in a home to reduce the load on the HVAC equipment and save energy. If you’ve questioned the practice, understanding its effect on your HVAC system can provide some clarity about leaving doors open or closed. What’s the Idea Behind Closing Some Interior Doors? The […]

Syncing Your Home’s HVAC Systems for Top Efficiency 

30 Jan
Syncing Your Home’s HVAC Systems for Top Efficiency 

If you want to maximize the efficiency of your home to save energy and lower your monthly utility costs, getting your household systems and comfort equipment into sync can help. Here are some measures to take for syncing HVAC systems and boosting your home’s efficiency: Prioritize Preventive HVAC System Care Your HVAC equipment needs regular […]