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Create More Home Comfort With A WiFi Thermostat

By |October 3rd, 2017|

When was the last time you drove away from your house and only then remembered you forgot to turn the temperature down for the day? While you were away for hours at a time, your house sat toasty and warm. And you paid for the furnace to run continuously to heat a home that sat […]

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 […]

Everything You Need To Know About Heat Pumps

By |September 6th, 2017|

An air-source heat pump is the most common type of heat pump. It works by transferring heat between a house and the outdoors. Refrigerant travels in tubing between an outdoor compressor unit and indoor coils mounted on an air handler. Air-source systems require ductwork like what is used in a typical forced-air system.

If your home […]

How Much Water Should Puddle Near My Air Conditioner

By |September 3rd, 2017|

The weather has been exceptionally warm. Your air conditioner has been running a little more than usual.

When it’s this warm outside, you might not get outside as much as you’re used to. And if you haven’t been working on home maintenance projects in a while, you might not have had a chance to inspect your […]

Why Your Air Conditioning Coils Need Cleaning

By |August 30th, 2017|

Dirt and grime can quickly build up on your air conditioning coils if they aren’t properly cleaned. And as this buildup occurs, your air conditioning system will have to work harder and harder to produce the same results. Eventually, it will decrease cooling, increase the cost of operating the system, to the point it may […]