THE COMFORT BLOG
Your source for the latest industry trends and stories of real-life applications of our products. Look beyond traditional HVAC solutions and make comfort personal.
Happy Holidays Meet Happy Heating
The holidays are here and heating season is in full swing! As you’re planning to host family, friends and houseguests, now is the perfect time to show off the effectiveness of our variable-capacity heat pumps, even while snow may be falling outside. You’ll happily demonstrate how they outperform your old heat pump or fossil fuel-burning heating system.
Country Loft Boosts Performance with Resilient Mechanical System
Photo credit: Joel Witte Each year, the Fine Homebuilding House serves as a full-scale demonstration of trending building styles, methods and materials. The 2021 home, completed over the summer in Madison, Wisconsin, exemplifies high-performance building and practicality while showcasing tasteful, functional design.
Happy Fall Holidays from Mitsubishi Electric!
The week of Thanksgiving is here, and from all of us at Mitsubishi Electric, we’d like to wish you a safe and happy Turkey Day. We also have a few words to share about the other holidays falling on and around this weekend. The season’s traditions include feasting, watching the big game or parade on TV, and scoring the best deals possible on consumer goods. However, it’s also an appropriate time to cultivate gratitude, and help others when and how we’re able. Let’s get right to it, chronologically.
Heat Check: As Winter Approaches, Is Your Heating System Ready?
It’s November already, and in many parts of the country, temperatures are dropping and warm coats are emerging from closets. This time of year is about taking pleasure in foliage and football, cozy sweaters and hot cocoa. It’s also the beginning of heating season, which can mean a bigger impact on your home budget.
Scare Conditioning: 3 HVAC Horrors to Give You the Chills
Halloween is approaching, and everyone loves a good scary story. One tale in particular always makes us quake in our boots: When HVAC goes “bump” in the night. During this time of the year, heating system issues can be especially frightening. Winter is just around the corner and you want to be prepared for when cold weather rears its ugly head. At Mitsubishi Electric Trane, ghost hunting may not be our specialty, but if you need answers to some of your spooky system issues, we’ve got you covered. Let’s address a few HVAC issues you may be haunted by.
Happy Energy Efficiency Day!
October 6 is Energy Efficiency Day: a collaborative effort organized by advocacy groups around the country, including the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), Advanced Energy Economy, Alliance to Save Energy, Natural Resources Defense Council, the Reg
Make the Best of Your Heating and Air-Conditioning System
When shopping for a new heating and air-conditioning system, many homeowners’ wish lists include both efficient operation and improved comfort control. Modern heat pumps can satisfy both demands, but you’ll want to understand the differences between your options. In terms of their performance, we put them into three categories: basic, better and best.
What is Performance Construction?
Photo Credit: Eric Lucero Photography Life today isn’t the same as it was 50 years ago and neither is an effective builder’s approach to constructing a home. Technology, recent global events, and the state of the environment and other factors are top-of-mind for builders in 2021, on top of the traditional criteria accounting for the total process.
Keeping Cool for Back to School
It’s that time of year again: back to school. Last year, the pandemic upended the quintessential visions of kids boarding big yellow school buses, lunchbox in hand, while mom and dad waved goodbye before heading off to their jobs. Instead, many schools turned to virtual learning while companies instituted new work-from-home policies.
The Energy Transition: The All-Electric Difference
Photo Credit: J. Loren Photography From electric cars to induction cooktops, consumers are discovering how all-electric technology can provide a superior experience while improving sustainability. Going all-electric is easier than ever and there’s no better way to improve a home’s comfort and efficiency.