Category Archives: Home Comfort

Solar Purchases to Add to Home’s Curb Appeal

Fun Solar Purchases to Add to Your Home’s Curb Appeal By Katie Comer     Solar power purchases are an inexpensive and effective tool to boost a home’s curb appeal. Here are a few of Modernize’s favorite ideas that can add curb appeal to your home using solar purchases.   Lighting   Brighten the existing… Continue Reading

Conserving Energy to Improve Lives

Conserving Energy to Improve Lives >> view entire video segment here Posted: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 5:13 pm | Updated: 8:08 am, Wed Jul 22, 2015. Cat Reid | 0 comments Posted on Jul 21, 2015 by Cat Reid WAAY 31 is proud to help the hometowns of the Tennessee Valley with our One Million Dollar Community Investment. Non-profits around the region… Continue Reading

Guide to Heat Pumps, Auxiliary Heat and Dual Fuel HVAC for Alabama

Check out this excellent interactive guide about heat pumps and multi-stage furnaces from Trane. The heat pump guide will calculate how much auxiliary back-up heat from heat strips or a dual-fuel system is required for your selected location in Alabama. You can also learn more about heat pump balance point, energy efficiency, and humidity control, too.… Continue Reading

How to Manage Indoor Humidity Without a De-humidifier

High indoor humidity is a comfort problem that can soon cause an unhealthy indoor environment. According to the Florida Solar Energy Center, mold and mildew can form over just a few days when conditions are right. The best indoor relative humidity is 45% to 55%. Unfortunately, most heating and cooling systems are not designed to… Continue Reading