HVAC systems are designed to last for a decade or more, but as with any piece of hardware, problems can arise. Big problems may warrant full replacement of the unit, but others may simply require repair of the specific HVAC components that are malfunctioning. Here’s a quick rundown of a few potential issues:
If you’ve been thinking about using a diffuser as a way to improve your home’s efficiency and the performance of your HVAC system, then you’re certainly not alone. However, many homeowners have no idea what HVAC diffusers do, so our team thought it would be a good idea to provide you with a simple guide […]
Your HVAC system’s evaporator coils are among the most important components for cooling and dehumidifying your home. They’re tucked out of sight, but they shouldn’t be forgotten when it comes to spring maintenance.
It’s unfortunate that not many homeowners understand the significant effect that good airflow alone can have on home comfort. Airflow is critical to the performance and efficiency of your HVAC system. Read on to get a better understanding of how air typically moves through your home.
The expected HVAC lifespan is important information whether you’re purchasing a new furnace or air conditioner or moving into a home where an existing system is already installed. System life expectancy isn’t written in stone — it varies according to a number of different factors that can either extend or reduce the HVAC lifespan.
If you own a home or are planning to own one in the future, you should know some HVAC basic information in order to get the most out of your home’s HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning) system. Most homes have some type of central, forced-air HVAC system.
Your air handler plays an important role in the efficiency of your HVAC system. Not only is it instrumental in the proper circulation of conditioned air, it contributes significantly to the maintenance of indoor air quality. Thus, neglecting your air handler can result in compromised energy efficiency, household comfort and air quality.
It’s no secret that energy efficiency equals energy savings and reduced heating and cooling bills over the long term. Still, the initial expense of installing the most energy-efficient HVAC components for your household can be a costly affair. Luckily, in an effort to promote energy efficiency in U.S. homes, the Federal government has extended energy-based […]