Justice Incorporated Blog : Archive for February, 2016

How a UV Air Purifier Cleans Your Home’s Air

Monday, February 29th, 2016

According to the EPA, the levels of many pollutants may be 2-5 times higher indoors than outdoors. In recent years not only have pollutants increased, but we’ve added elements to our homes that have accelerated the growth of microorganisms. These elements include humidifiers, energy-efficient air conditioners, and even self-defrost refrigerators.

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Does the Type of Thermostat Really Make a Difference for My Home Heating?

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

With the mild winters we have here in Corpus Christi, TX, it’s natural that you want to know how to save money on your heating costs. There are a few different ways to do this, including ensuring you have an energy efficient heating system. There’s also been a lot of talk lately about thermostat options and how they can help with efficiency and energy savings.

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Is It a Good Idea to Leave My Heat Pump Running All Night?

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Heat pumps have developed to become one of the best ways to provide comfort for a house throughout the year. Older heat pump models often struggled when they were in heating mode because they were extracting thermal energy from the outdoors during cold weather. But current heat pumps can maintain high levels of energy efficiency during even the chilliest winter days and nights. With our relative mild winters here in Corpus Christi, a heat pump should never bump up against serious efficiency issues during the winter. (more…)

Air Pollutants That Can Collect Inside Your House

Monday, February 8th, 2016

According to the U.S. EPA, low indoor air quality is a major issue affecting the homes in the country. People often think of outdoor air as more harmful, but the EPA has discovered that indoor air—the air inside your very home—can be three to four times worse than that outside. (more…)

Proper Clearance for the Outdoor Cabinet of Your Heat Pump

Monday, February 1st, 2016

A heat pump is an excellent way to provide your home with comfort all around the year. They are especially well-suited to our Texas climate, since they can maintain high energy-efficiency during our mild winters. However, you have to make sure that your heat pump receives regular maintenance as well as repairs when needed in order to keep it working at its best.

Something to look out for during this winter season is that the area around the outdoor unit of your heat pump is clear of obstructions, such as fences, bushes, leaves, etc. (more…)