If you’re planning a major home renovation or you’re building a new home, don’t forget to plan well for the HVAC system. You’d be surprised how many architects, both commercial and residential, leave planning for the HVAC until last and then have no place for correctly installing HVAC equipment. This can lead to system inefficiency […]
Now that the kids are home for summer, you should review your home safety procedures. Assess the ages and levels of maturity of your children and take a realistic look at what hazards the kids are likely to be exposed to when the adults aren’t looking. In general, we tend to think first about fire […]
Thermostats are the “brain” of today’s HVAC systems. The old-school manual units of the past that performed simple “on/off” functions of the A/C or furnace are virtually extinct. Digital programmable thermostats are now the industry standard.
Change is always a constant in the HVAC industry. In the coming year, there are plenty of changes on the horizon that could potentially have wide-ranging effects throughout the industry. Here are a few of the HVAC industry changes you can expect to see in 2018.
When you’re working on your list of New Year’s resolutions for 2018, consider adding some HVAC ones. HVAC resolutions can help ensure that your heating and cooling equipment stays in good condition throughout the upcoming year. The following are some important resolutions to add to your list.
Discovering that your HVAC system has developed coil corrosion will probably come as a surprise, and not a pleasant one. Corrosion in an HVAC system’s evaporator coil signals either a major repair or a system replacement. Heat pumps and air conditioners use an indoor evaporator coil and an outdoor condensing coil.
There comes a time when deciding to upgrade HVAC equipment is the best solution to your comfort and energy efficiency issues. So how do you recognize it’s time to make an upgrade? Here are the factors you should consider:
As the leaves change color this autumn, it’s important to think about keeping your HVAC system safe from them when they fall. Fallen leaves can end up causing big problems for heating and air conditioning equipment. Keep the following information in mind this season.
Getting the best results from your purchase of new HVAC equipment requires being aware of some of the common mistakes that can be made when buying heating and cooling systems. Here is a brief list of those mistakes and what to do to avoid them: