Aggressive Mechanical, Inc

Window Insulation Do’s and Don’t’s

17 Jan
Window Insulation Do's and Don't's

Windows are a big source of energy loss in the winter. Regardless of how high the quality of your windows is, they’ll allow hot indoor air to escape if they’re not insulated properly. So how do you even know that you need additional window insulation? Some of the signs include: A home that’s too chilly […]

Top 7 Causes of HVAC Airflow Problems

15 Jan
Top 7 Causes of HVAC Airflow Problems

You can have the most sophisticated, state-of-the-art HVAC system on the market, but if the airflow in your home is impeded in some way, the system is not going to cool and heat properly. The result will be uneven temperatures, inefficient performance and possibly higher utility bills than should occur otherwise. Here are seven common […]

Ways To Save Money This Winter

27 Nov
Ways To Save Money This Winter

Winter is upon us once again and that means it’s time to reevaluate your household to avoid certain expenditures throughout the season. The good news is that saving money isn’t difficult, and we’ve compiled a few quick tips to help you out: Turn Down the Thermostat at Night Since you’ll be under sheets and blankets […]

Bad Homeowner HVAC Habits

18 Oct
Bad Homeowner HVAC Habits

Most of us are privy to some bad habits that we’d love to do away with, be it smoking, swearing, checking the phone continuously, staying up too late or scarfing down midnight snacks. But what about your HVAC system? Chances are over the years as a homeowner, you’ve developed some bad HVAC habits. And just […]

Time-Variant Pricing: How Much Comfort Costs Throughout the Day

28 Aug
Time-Variant Pricing: How Much Comfort Costs Throughout the Day

If you’re used to paying a flat rate per kilowatt hour (kWh) on your electric bill, you may not realize that the costs of producing electricity vary throughout the day. Electricity suppliers know this, and some are now offering time-variant pricing that reflects cost fluctuations, which are often related to: Critical peaks. During a heat […]

The Stack Effect and Its Impact on Energy Efficiency

23 Aug
The Stack Effect and Its Impact on Energy Efficiency

You’re running your A/C almost constantly to beat the summer heat, but your house just won’t get comfortable. Furthermore, the top floor seems to have more moisture in the air than usual, leading to mold, mildew, and other problems. You may be suffering from the stack effect. It happens when basic physics wreaks havoc on […]

How Window Treatments Can Boost Energy Efficiency

22 May
Window Treatments

Optimum home energy efficiency is largely a matter of managing heat. Windows are a major source of unwanted heat gain and heat loss in most homes. On a summer day, solar heat energy passing through windows raises indoor temperatures, boosting monthly HVAC costs. On a winter night, conversely, heat readily radiates outward through window glass, […]