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Benefits of a Wi-Fi Thermostat

Posted on January 22, 2016

Technology has all but completely changed the way we live our lives. Take, for example, wireless Internet, which allows us to be anywhere in the home and still access the web from one of our many Internet-ready devices. Wireless networks are quickly becoming more and more integrated into daily life, and one area where this is especially pertinent is with modern thermostats. Wi-fi thermostats may be relatively new to market, but they come along with more home performance benefits than most people realize. Here are a few that can’t go overlooked. Enhanced Home Comfort Everyone wants to return home at...

Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency

Posted on January 8, 2016

There’s no getting around the fact that energy efficiency is one of the most important things that Cincinnati homeowners can focus on. This being said, home performance is about more than simply improving energy efficiency. It’s also about indoor air quality, which can vastly affect the health and safety of your family. This is especially true for those who live in older homes, in which case indoor air quality may already be suffering. Think indoor air quality and energy efficiency are independent from one another? Think again. Here are a few things you need to know about how they relate...

Why Are My Furnace Filters So Dirty?

Posted on January 7, 2016

With winter here, many Cincinnati residents are finding themselves paying closer attention to their heating systems than they have in many months. It’s true that the cold weather is only going to continue to get colder, so how is your furnace filter doing? If you haven’t checked in a while, now is the time. Dirty furnace filters are surprisingly common among Ohio homeowners, which often leaves people wondering how their filters ended up getting so filthy. There are a number of different causes, with the following being the most common sources of the issue. 1.) Your Furnace’s Fan is Set...

Indoor Air Quality and Your Health

Posted on January 6, 2016

Have you been feeling sluggish lately? Does it seem like you’re always sneezing or coughing when you’re hanging around inside your home? If these or other similar symptoms have been getting you down lately, it may have less to do with the onset of winter and more to do with the quality of your home’s air. Indoor air quality is something that a lot of Cincinnati homeowners don’t think about, yet the impact it can have on our daily lives is undeniable. According to the World Green Building Council, improving the quality of the air within a building can increase...

Is Your Heating System…Not So Hot?

Posted on November 12, 2015

Summer in Cincinnati was no doubt beautiful this year, but there’s no escaping the fact that the chilly weather is finally here. Unfortunately, it’s only going to get cooler, which means now is the time to make sure that your heating system is functioning at peak performance. If you turned on your furnace recently and it didn’t feel quite as hot as you remember it being, this may be a sign that it’s time for a tune-up. National is here to help, no matter what might be going on with your furnace. Common Problems Affecting Homeowners When you install a...

The Importance of Performing Maintenance on your Heating System

Posted on October 30, 2015

Cincinnati is one of Ohio’s most prominent cities, and it stands to reason why so many people decide to move here each year. Even though winters in Cincinnati can occasionally be mild, there are certainly days each year when the snow comes down and strong winds rip through the city. Getting through a Cincinnati winter without a heating system that is up to par can be a true challenge, and one that no resident should have to endure. This is why performing maintenance on your heating system is so important, regardless of how new or old it may be. Emergency...

Importance of CO Detectors in Your Home

Posted on October 20, 2015

Cincinnati homeowners have a lot to focus on when the winter weather begins to approach. After all, weather in Ohio can get quite difficult to deal with once the snow falls, which is why a lot of people are currently focusing on improving air sealing and insulation. This isn't the only thing that needs to be taken into consideration during transition months. One aspect of home performance that often goes overlooked is the threat of carbon monoxide. With winter on its way, our homes will be sealed tighter than they've been in many months. Since carbon monoxide can accumulate to...

Lower Your Energy Bills This Fall

Posted on September 1, 2015

Summer may be coming to a close here in Cincinnati, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t things you can be doing to lower your energy bills. With fall approaching, many Ohio homeowners are starting to think about ways in which they can transition smoothly into the cooler months of the year and save money on their heating bills going forward. Now’s the time to get started, and it doesn’t have to be nearly as difficult to get there as you may think. Looking to lower your energy bills this year? Here are three of the best ways to do it,...

3 Steps to Better Air Quality

Posted on August 27, 2015

When most people are asked to talk about the quality of the air within their home, they find themselves stumped. After all, indoor air quality is something we don’t often think about, and many of us are lucky enough to live in homes where air quality isn’t an issue. For some Cincinnati homeowners, however, indoor air quality is a real problem, and many don’t even realize they have an issue on their hands. What often gets mistaken for allergies, though, can sometimes be attributed to poor indoor air quality. Sniffling, sneezing, headaches and other symptoms may mean it’s time to...

Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality with a New AC Install

Posted on August 12, 2015

When it comes to the health and safety of you and your family, the air you breathe while at home may not exactly be the first thing that comes to mind. The thing is, poor indoor air quality (IAQ) is a real problem with real consequences, and it affects Cincinnati homeowners of all walks of life. In some cases, IAQ issues can stem from a single source, and your air AC system may actually be the culprit. How AC Units Affect Indoor Air Quality Cincinnati is not exactly known for being cool throughout the summer, and many residents rely on...

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