Charlie: Leslie in Atascocita says “My question is should I replace my 10-year-old AC unit with a new unit or just have someone redo the coils? They’re starting to leak and freeze up on us, and I don’t have the funds for a new one at the moment, so I was looking to save some […]
Charlie: David in Greatwood, who do you recommend for an energy audit? Do you recommend energy audits from Homestown?
Charlie: Sharon writes to us from the Heights. She says, “I’m building a pier and beam home and I understand vented crawl spaces can become nasty.” She’s wondering, “Is there any downside to air conditioning the crawl space, and what are the things to do to keep moisture out, given our high humidity?”
Charlie: Got a question here from Norma in Conroe. She wants to know what is the tonnage per square foot recommendation for air conditioning that you propose.
Charlie: Otis, in Inwood, writes to us. He says, in a related question, “What brand of AC condenser do you recommend, Tom?”
Attics heat up when the sun’s radiant energy heats the shingles. That heat is transferred to the interior attic space through the roofing materials via conduction. That’s unless you install a radiant barrier to reduce attic heat gain. What does this matter? Because, as attic temperatures increase, that heat is transferred to the […]
Charlie: In Champions Forest he writes to us, James does, that as the big rains came in April/May he started smelling something in his house, thought it was mold, had a guy come in. It wasn’t mold, so he looked at his relative humidity levels, found them high, called an A/C guy. He came out […]