Many people find that their new home HVAC system is a bit bewildering, which is only natural. It’s probably the most complicated appliance in the house and possibly the most expensive. Knowing how to treat it from day one will make a big difference in how it performs.
Buying a new HVAC system is one of the most challenging purchases most homeowners face. Deciding on the right HVAC types for your home requires a considerable amount of information, from how energy efficient your home is to your financial temperament. These steps can help you get started on this challenging process.
Are you having trouble with your HVAC system blowing hot air even though you know for a fact that it’s set to “cool”? Let’s explore how HVAC settings and other factors might be causing you issues, and what you can do when nothing else is working to fix the problem.
Fall is usually a great time in our region to turn the air conditioner off and fling open the windows — for just a few brief weeks before colder weather sets in. We all look forward to these periods of letting the fresh air in and reducing our use of the HVAC system, but naturally, […]
Falling leaves are part of the romance of autumn and the changing of the seasons, but those leaves can have an impact on your condenser, the outdoor section of your air conditioner. It’s wise to practice a little outdoor HVAC unit protection and clear those leaves away.
Is the amount of energy used to heat and cool your home worrisome, and you’d like to learn effective ways to boost your household efficiency? If so, a good place to start is by getting your home’s different systems in sync to streamline your energy usage and efficiency. Here are some important steps toward syncing […]
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.
When your HVAC system fails, it’s usually just one of the two main components that needs replacement. Even though it’s less costly to buy just that one unit, there are a number of compelling reasons why it’s better to invest in a complete new system instead.
Severe weather can bring strong winds, heavy rains and even hail, which can severely damage outdoor HVAC units. If water infiltrates your basement during a storm, any appliances installed there can be damaged. Once equipment has been exposed to standing water, it should be assessed by an experienced HVAC professional before you try starting it up.