Category: Heating & AC

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 […]

Heating and AC Operating Costs

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Costs of Owning and Operating a Heating and Air Conditioning System The total cost of owning and operating a heating and air conditioning system is more than the initial investment. Costs include the following: Operating Costs Energy cost each year for the life of the unit Maintenance Costs System care for the life of the unit Replacement Costs After […]

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 […]

Home Heating & Air Education

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Heating and Air Conditioning Key Terms Your definition of “comfort” may be different from your neighbor’s, and understanding some key terms can help make your search for improved heating and air conditioning efficiency and performance less confusing and more effective. Advanced Reciprocating Compressor A type of compressor that uses a more efficient process for compressing […]

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 […]