Expect More From Your Local Furnace Company

It always seems that your home furnace will break down at the worst time possible. It happened to me in November when I was getting ready to get on a plane to Cancun. Hours before I had to get to the airport, my normally dependable furnace decides to stop working and it’s bloody cold outside. Luckily I was able to find a reputable furnace technician to fix it in time to get on the plane.

Imagine your furnace breaking down in the middle of winter after your wife just gives birth. The last thing you want to have to worry … read more

What’s That Smell?

A repair is inevitable once you notice unusual odors coming from your HVAC unit. The scent itself can indicate the possible problem. Suspect a gas leak once you start smelling spoiled eggs around you. Keep your hands off of your device and call a furnace expert when it comes to gas problems. Call the gas company too to let them know of the leak at your home.

A burning smell is not good news too. Turn off your device and contact an expert as soon as you can once you smell anything burning in your system especially if the … read more

7 Ways That AC Costs Can Be Reduced

air conditioning your homeThe U.S. Department of Energy reports that air conditioning and heating your house accounts for 43 percent of your monthly utility bill. Here are some tips to help you reduce your summer costs.

1. Shade Your House

A majority of the heat accumulating inside your home comes from the sun directly shining through the windows or on the roof. One effective thing you can do is plant leafy trees around the exterior of the building to prevent the sun from reaching into your house. If there are shrubs or trees shading your air conditioner, the U.S. Department of Energy reports … read more

Tips for Finding The Best HVAC Specialist

Whether you need to upgrade your existing HVAC system or are building your own custom home and need to choose an HVAC system for it, it is essential that you choose the right contractor for the job. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to tell which contractors are the most qualified and which ones you should avoid. How do you go about finding the best HVAC specialist? The following tips should help.

Talk to Past Customers

Ask any HVAC companies that you are considering working with for a list of references. Reach out to each of the names on the … read more

Prevent Allergens and Pollutants in your Home

allergensLet’s face it — allergies are a pain in the neck! Not only does they cause sneezing and sniffling, they also can cause sore throats, headaches, sinus infections, itchy eyes, fatigue and other symptoms.  Often you will need HVAC professionals to help you avoid allergens and pollutants that cause these nasty allergies.

A recent report shows that you can reduce the risk of young children of developing asthma by exposing them to high extremes of allergens.  The study consisted of 560 high-risk newborns from four cities in the USA.  Each infant was followed from birth.  The doctors evaluated the asthma … read more

How to Maintain Your Heating and Cooling Systems

Here’s how to keep your heating and cooling systems in top shape:

– Always be on time with your air filter changes. In order to stay on track, begin checking the air filter on a monthly basis and implementing a cleaning regimen or a replacement every three months. By doing this, you prevent overly high cooling and heating costs by facilitating the job of your air systems. This makes it a quick and easy way to save money on energy.

– While many people are not entirely sure what their outdoor unit does, its maintenance should never be neglected. Check … read more

Heating and Quality of Air Saving Tips and Pointers

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This is a basic and probably the simplest heating saving tip. Don´t waste a sunny day, use the sun as a form of heat. Open your blinds towards the ceiling do they let in as much sun as possible just make sure they are closed by sundown.

Try reversing the setting of your ceiling fan while keeping it on low. When the heat enters your upward placed blinds the fans setting will spread the heat evenly around the room.

Although you may not know it a fireplace, due to the warm air being escorted out of your home via … read more

The Future of HVAC Efficiency

Energy efficiency is the guiding theme among the various industries with regards to the development of new technologies. Moreover, no other industry is developing tech with energy efficiency in mind like the home heating and cooling industry.

The benefits of energy efficiency are accrued to our country are many as a whole as it reduces the amount of carbon footprint that we leave during our daily activities. In addition to this, there are financial benefits to be gained from being energy efficient. One of the main benefits is a reduction of money spent in paying utility bills for heating and … read more

Smart Chairs Can Be an Excellent Complement to Your Home’s HVAC System

Why Use Smart Chairs?

Sometimes, it may appear that your furnace has a somewhat blunt approach to heating the house during winter. As you set up the thermostat, it begins working to bring your home to the temperature you desire. According to experts, you can fine-tune this process to a certain extent using smart thermostats and modern pieces of technology, but usually, it’s still a sort of one-size-fits-all thing. A way to help members of your household taking control over their comfort is using heated smart chairs that can be controlled through your smartphone. Keep reading to learn more about … read more

Heat Mats Can Help Prevent Ice Buildup on Your Roof

Benefits of Heat Mats

Snow and ice can damage your roof during the winter. In fact, if too much snow accumulates on your flat roof, it can collapse it.  In addition, water damage can occur when gutters get blocked.  To prevent roof damage, some homeowners install heat mats and other products on the roof to help melt snow and ice and allow water to drain gradually and safely.

Heat Mats Can Automatically Melt Snow and Ice

When most people think about a heating and air-conditioning system, they are usually thinking about cooling or heating their home interior. However, in … read more