Category: Heating & AC

What Is SEER?

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What Is SEER? In an average air-conditioned home, air conditioning consumes more than 2,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity per year. To save energy and money, try to buy an energy-efficient air conditioner with a good SEER rating to reduce your central air conditioner’s energy usage.  Understanding your appliances, especially your air conditioner, can require you to […]

What is Considered Emergency HVAC Repair?

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No homeowner wants to spend their hard-earned money on emergency HVAC repairs. The best way to avoid the need for urgent repairs is to take proper care of your HVAC system with routine maintenance and annual tune-ups. Still, it’s important to be able to recognize when an emergency repair may be warranted. By being aware […]

Does My HVAC Have to Be Repaired or Replaced?

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According to Energy Star, the average residential air conditioning unit or furnace has a lifespan of about 15-20 years. Similarly, heat pumps tend to last for around 16 years before they’re likely to need replacing. Regular maintenance is key to optimizing the lifespan and improving the overall efficiency of your HVAC equipment regardless of which […]

Heating and AC Operating Costs

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One of the biggest advantages of modern technology is one we often don’t think about until it breaks down. Your heating and air conditioning work hard to keep your home at a comfortable temperature, allowing you to focus on the tasks of your day and not the overwhelming heat or the numbing cold. However, as […]

Home Heating & Air Education

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How do you define comfort? Is it sitting in your PJs in your cool, air-conditioned home as you watch a movie? Or is it drinking a cup of hot tea while you’re warm inside on a chilly morning? While we all have different definitions of “comfort” in the HVAC world, there are some extremely key […]

The Magic of Air Balancing

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Before you jump to the conclusion that the ever-present cold spot in your living room is a sign of paranormal activity, you might want to try air balancing. What is air balancing, you may ask? It is the process of testing and adjusting your system to ensure that all parts of the home are heated […]

Signs That My Thermostat Needs to Be Replaced

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It’s easy to jump to the conclusion that something is wrong with your heater or air conditioning unit when it refuses to start or has trouble maintaining the correct temperature. The culprit, however, may be your thermostat. Like every part of your unit, your thermostat was not built to last forever; at some point, it […]

How to Improve Home Energy-Efficiency

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Nobody wants to spend extra money on their Texas energy bills. Unfortunately, many homeowners find themselves paying hefty bills to keep their homes comfortable—especially during the sweltering DFW summer months. Fortunately, there are plenty of inexpensive ways to go about reducing your energy costs. Here are some tips on how to improve your home’s energy […]

Air Ducts and Efficiency

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How Ducts affect Your Efficiency Ducts push distributed conditioned air throughout your house. However, in a lot of homes, 20-30 percent of air that moves through the duct system is lost due to leaks, poorly connected ducts, and holes. This results in how comfortable the home stays and how high electric bills are. Things you […]

Diagnosing Heating & AC Problems

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Diagnosing Your Heating & Air Conditioning System At first sign of a problem a customer calls.  Our goal is to get out as quickly as possible to access your system. In this process we:   Find the problem Give you a report on the problem and the cost Give you consequences of no action Try […]