Furnace pilot lights used to be the norm, but they’ve been replaced in recent years by electronic ignitors. If you have an older furnace with a pilot light, it’s equipped with a built-in safety mechanism called a thermocouple. When everything’s working properly, the thermocouple senses when the pilot goes out and shuts a small valve […]
If you’ve never given much thought to your furnace filter, maybe you should. Air filters play an important role in keeping the working parts of your HVAC clean, and changing the filter regularly can extend the life of your equipment for many years. Learn more about how the several types of filters differ.
You may have heard the term “load calculation” used before, but you may not know how it relates to your HVAC equipment. Load calculations are an important measurement tool that experienced HVAC installers use to accurately determine the equipment capacity needed to heat or cool a home.
Now that winter is here, you’re probably looking for effective ways to control your heating costs without eroding your comfort. You may be surprised to learn that running the ceiling fans in your home during heating season is an easy way to achieve both these goals.
If you’re upgrading your home’s heating system and looking at equipment features and options, you’ll want to investigate more efficient furnace motor replacement options.
The holidays are a great time to lower energy bills and give yourself the gift of extra spending money.
The dangers of high humidity — mold, mildew, bacteria, and fungal growth — are well known, but did you know that low humidity can cause problems in your home as well? Dry air can lead to cracking skin, irritated lungs, easier transmission of viruses like the flu virus, increased irritation from allergies, and increased dust.
Safety is critical throughout the year, but during the winter, it is even more important,.