Cutting your summer cooling bills

Nothing beats a warm summer day, but let’s face it – sometimes the heat can get out of hand! In Boston, with its high humidity, even a small rise in temperature can make your home or office downright uncomfortable. Cooling your space can be expensive, especially...

Measuring cooling efficiency: EER and SEER

In the last post, we looked at the coefficient of performance (COP) a measure of heating efficiency for devices like heat pumps. COP works well to measure the efficiency of a heating system, but it doesn’t work so well as a measure for cooling systems. Two...