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3 IAQ Issues That Could Be Inside Your Home

By |October 17th, 2017|

Did you know that your indoor air quality – IAQ – could be impacting your health?

We’ve made our homes more efficient than ever. We’ve sealed up the cracks and leaks. We have windows and doors that stop the airflow all around. We even have efficient HVAC systems that move from heating to air conditioning and […]

3 Reasons Your House Is Always Dusty

By |October 13th, 2017|

Ever feel like you spend a lot of time dusting?

Your heating and cooling system may be partly to blame.

#1 – Your air filters are adding to the problem

Air filters come in a variety of shapes and sizes. You should never buy one by price alone. Instead, look to the MERV rating (Media Efficiency Rating Value) […]

Tips To Help Maintain Your Forced Air Furnace

By |October 9th, 2017|

Your furnace is one of the most crucial parts of your home’s overall operating systems. If it’s not well maintained, it won’t operate as efficiently as possible. Even dust and dirt buildup can quickly damage internal components, damage the motor, or corrode electrical connections. And that means both performance and efficiency will be impacted.

It is […]

What You Need To Know About Carbon Monoxide

By |October 5th, 2017|

Carbon Monoxide is a silent killer. It’s a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas that can cause sudden illness, potential long term chronic health problems, or even death.

All of this is usually preventable by avoiding using certain items in your home, having a security system in place, and having regular inspections of combustion appliances that can […]

Home Automation And Your HVAC

By |September 30th, 2017|

Home automation is a word you hear a lot of these days. Home automation is impacting just about everything from your home, from your security system to your lights, to your appliances. That includes your HVAC system.

In some ways, you might have automated your HVAC system years ago. Do you have a programmable thermostat? That […]

Why Is My Air Conditioner Whistling?

By |September 24th, 2017|

When your air conditioning system turns on, do you hear a high-pitched whistling noise coming from your vents?

The reason your air conditioning system is making that noise is because it has low return airflow. That means not enough air is moving through its return vents. This problem is usually caused by one of four things:

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How Does HVAC Equipment Work Together In Your Home

By |September 20th, 2017|

Like most homeowners, you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about your heating and cooling system. As long as it keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter, what else is there to think about? But did you know that the best HVAC systems actually work together to create a […]

How To Winterize Your Air Conditioner

By |September 17th, 2017|

A chill is in the air. The afternoons may be warm and dry, but step outside in the early morning, and you’ll know autumn is here. Which means it’s time to start transitioning from your air conditioning system to your furnace.

Because your air conditioning unit sits outside, enduring the elements all year long, it’s important […]

A Short Cycling Furnace

By |September 15th, 2017|

If your furnace keeps turning on and off repeatedly, it can be annoying at best, leave you feeling cold and uncomfortable at worst. Why is it doing this?

Here in the business, we call it short cycling. It’s actually a safety filter built into your furnace system. When your furnace turns on and off quickly, the […]

Is A Two Stage Furnace Right For You?

By |September 11th, 2017|

When someone refers to a one stage furnace, they are referring to the valve control on the burner selection inside the furnace. What this means is the valve that controls the amount of fuel that enters the burner in your furnace is either open or closed. It’s what you probably think about when a furnace […]