In a typical home, it is not unusual to have slight temperature differences from room to room. However, if you are noticing an extreme fluctuation in the temperature from one room to another, there are several things you can check. Not only will you feel more comfortable moving around your house, but an efficient HVAC system equals lower utility bills. […]
Like humans, houses need to replace the air you’ve breathed with fresh air from outside. Having enough oxygen available makes a difference to basic human functioning. Multiple office place studies have shown speed and accuracy of workers increases with better ventilation. However, ventilation does not just replace the carbon dioxide we exhale, it also serves to exhale the building’s own […]
AFUE (annual fuel utilization efficiency) is one typical term used in rating residential gas furnaces. It measures how efficiently the funace is in converting energy in its fuel to heat over the course of a typical year. For example, an AFUE of 90% means that 90% of the energy in the fuel becomes heat for the home and the other […]
The filter you choose is a vital part of your heating and cooling system. The wrong type of filter can cause your energy bills to rise, leave mold or other particles in your air, and shorten the lifespan of your system. There are 5 ratings to look at when purchasing your filters: Pressure drop lets you know the effect the filter […]
In the world of HVAC, the 2 main factors to regulating the temperature of your home are getting to the desired temperature and keeping it at that temperature. While the equipment you have installed plays a major role in getting and maintaining a comfortable temperature, another factor is your home’s insulation. We all know that most of our heating and […]
Unfortunately, having a well insulated and tightly sealed home can be dangerous. Carbon monoxide can accumulate to hazardous levels in a very short time. Therefore, it is critical to have working carbon monoxide detectors in your home. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association approximately 1,500 people die every year due to accidental carbon monoxide poisoning. And an […]
HEPA (for you trivia enthusiasts stands for High Efficiency Particulate Air) filters can eliminate at least 99.96% of particles, as small as 0.3 micrometers, in the air. Particles this small are complicated, but not impossible, to filter. HEPA filters, made of fibers arranged in a random fashion into a type of mat, can filter the air with great effectiveness. Of […]
Excessive moisture in your home can lead to high levels of mold and dust mites. This can cause serious health related problems, including aggravating allergies and causing respiratory problems to become worse. For those with compromised immune systems, asthma, allergies, etc., a DEHUMIDIFIER is an excellent addition to the home. When the air becomes cold it can no longer retain […]
Sources are telling us that this winter will be colder than last winter. Is your heating system prepared? Most warranties on equipment state that yearly preventative maintenance is to be done by a licensed contractor. Start your heating season off with a precision tune-up and new filters. Clean filters save you money by not only filtering the air you breathe, […]
Summer or winter the air moves through the walls, roof and cracks of your home. Either cool air-conditioned air is lost to the outside during the summer or cold winter air is finding its way into your home during the winter. Where does your home lose its heat energy? Well you can generally categorize it into five areas: Ceilings Walls […]
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LHT Cooling, Heating & Refrigeration is a Myrtle Beach HVAC and commercial refrigeration company in South Carolina that services the Grand Strand. LHT services and repairs heat pumps, air conditioning units, heating units, furnaces, ventilation systems, indoor air quality, humidification, ductless systems, boilers, ice machines, reach-in coolers, walk-in coolers, blast chillers and refrigerated displays. LHT services all of the the Grand Strand of Myrtle Beach including North Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach.