Category: Heating & AC

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

A woman checking the thermostat with the words, signs that you need a replacement thermostat.

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 energy bills. Unfortunately, many homeowners find themselves paying hefty bills to keep their homes comfortable—especially during the sweltering 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 efficiency: Invest […]

Do I Need Emergency HVAC Repairs?

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When your heater or air conditioner breaks down or starts acting up, it doesn’t always happen before 5:00 PM on a weekday. HVAC problems that occur during off hours can be annoying and even worrying, but before you call for immediate assistance, you should ask yourself: Does this problem require emergency repair? You’re no HVAC […]

Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER)

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Why “SEER” is important Central air conditioners are more efficient than room air conditioners. In addition, they are out of the way, quiet, and convenient to operate. To save energy and money, you should try to buy an energy-efficient air conditioner and reduce your central air conditioner’s energy use. In an average air-conditioned home, air […]

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 […]