Heating And Cooling Blog
How to Know if You Have Low Refrigerant
Will you immediately recognize the signs of low refrigerant in your air conditioner? Maybe not, but eventually, they will be impossible to ignore. Refrigerant is the chemical that converts from a cool liquid to a hot gas and back again. Circulating in your A/C, refrigerant extracts heat from inside your house at the indoor evaporator […]
Do You Have a Rusty Air Conditioner? What to Do
Rust appearing in or on anything is never a welcome sign. It’s one of the top HVAC problems. If left unchecked, it can lead to leaks and system failure. Keep reading to find out what you should do if you discover you have a rusty air conditioner as well as how you can prevent the […]
Understanding Balanced Ventilation
Balanced ventilation helps resolve the long-standing issues of getting adequate fresh air into the house without compromising home comfort and energy efficiency. Systems that only induct fresh air—or only exhaust stale air—can unbalance air pressure inside the house. Either one-way approach can lead to temperature instability as well as indoor air quality issues.
How to Know if Your A/C Drain Line is Clogged
A clogged condensate drain shouldn’t be ignored. It has the potential to cause serious damage, including flooding that can destroy floors and drywall.
Beat the Heat with These Summer HVAC Hints
The year is heating up and that you know that means – time for air conditioning! This means it’s important to make sure that your system is running at an optimal level to keep your home cool. Here are a few quick summer HVAC hints to make that happen:
Your Guide to Measuring Your Home Energy Efficiency
As a homeowner, you look for all of the ways to reduce utility costs to balance your budget. While you may believe that your home is energy-efficient, there may be hidden causes of inefficiency that show up in your monthly bills. Here are three methods of measuring your home energy efficiency to ensure your home […]
All You Need to Know About HVAC Ductwork
A brief overview of HVAC ductwork basics helps to understand how these vital components keep your home comfortable and efficient in all seasons. A typical residential HVAC system circulates over 1,000 cubic feet per minute of cooled or heated air. For optimum temperature control, ductwork is designed to distribute a balanced volume of conditioned air […]
Homeowners Guide for Fixing Cold Spots
While everyone wants to stay cool during the warmer months of the year, having cold spots around your home isn’t ideal. If you’ve been having this problem, here are a few things that will make fixing cold spots easy:
Does Gardening Affect Your HVAC Performance?
Your landscaping can have a big impact on how well your HVAC system performs, both summer and winter. Trees, shrubs, weeds, grass and even some of your landscaping and gardening practices play a part. Read on and learn how gardening affects HVAC systems.
Luxury Living HVAC Basics
Your home’s decor is very important to you. That designer furniture is top of the line. That Persian area rug can last you for generations. But only if it’s properly cared for. All of these high end pieces must be well maintained in order to last. And your HVAC system is integral to that purpose. […]