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 […]
A preventative maintenance of your heating and cooling system can save you money. A typical inspection includes a cleaning of the indoor and outdoor condenser coils, lubricating parts, adjusting airflow, calibrating thermostats and inspecting ductwork. As the system runs, it accumulates dirt and dust in the condensing coils. By removing that dirt and dust, the system will run much more […]
Ultraviolet lights have been destroying airborne pathogens for over 100 years. They have been used in food processing plants, butcher shops and slaughterhouses since the early 1900’s. However, in the last 10 years UV systems have been developed to operate effectively in your HVAC system. You might not know it, but every HVAC system is basically a mold factory. This […]
This is a notice that was recently put out by Santee Cooper: Want to save money on your electric bill but are afraid of the costs to upgrade? Let Santee Cooper help with our Reduce the Use program. We will pay up to $250 per ton when you upgrade your HVAC unit to a higher efficiency unit. And, even better, […]
What qualifies for the credit? Water Heaters – $300 Tax Credit • Electric heat pump water heaters with energy factors of at least 2.0 • Natural gas, propane or oil water heaters with energy factors of at least .08 or thermal efficiencies of at least 90% Furnaces – $150 Tax Credit • Natural gas, propane or oil furnaces with AFUE […]
Sealing drafts in your home could reduce your bills 3% to 18%, according to Danny Parker, a research scientist who works with the Department of Energy. Following are some good suggestions for reducing drafts in your home: GO FOR DURABLE WEATHER STRIPPING Cheap self-adhesive foam will probably work loose before spring. Instead, buy bronze strips and cut them to size […]
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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.