Six Things Business Owners Can Do To Make Their HVAC System More Sustainable


It's important for business owners to engage in sustainable practices like minimizing the environmental impact of their HVAC system for a variety of reasons. First of all, engaging in more sustainable practices is responsible and good for the environment. It's also good for PR because the public is becoming increasingly concerned with the environment and eager to work with sustainable companies. A third reason to be more sustainable is to reduce fuel consumption and thereby minimize overhead costs from utility bills.

13 June 2019

Spring Maintenance Tips For Your Furnace


Just because summer is almost here doesn't mean you can completely forget about your furnace. Ensuring it doesn't use unnecessary energy over the warm months, as well as making sure it fires up easily come fall, requires a bit of end-of-season maintenance. The following tips can help you close down the furnace properly for the season so you can avoid issues later. Turn it off If you have an electric furnace, switching it off is as simple as switching the thermostat from "

2 May 2019

How Rainfall Affects Your AC System


If you're like most homeowners, then you've occasionally wondered about the effects that rain has on your air conditioning system. You may even be worried about heavy downpours damaging your AC unit. Fortunately, you can put your fears to rest and even learn something new about your AC system thanks to the helpful information discussed below. Rain Won't Directly Harm Your AC System Standing outside in the middle of a torrential downpour can leave you with a nasty cold, if you're not careful.

18 March 2019

Tips For A DIY Residential Water Heater Installation


Water heaters are one of those home appliances that always fail at the worst time and when you least expect them to. If your water heater decided today was the day that it heated its last tank of water, then you need to replace it with a new one. A licensed HVAC contractor or plumbing contractor is always the best person to handle your water heater installation. However, you can do this job as a homeowner if you have some basic home repair skills.

4 February 2019

How To Maintain The Registers And Return Vents For Your Air Conditioner


Regular maintenance is essential for your air conditioner's efficient operation and lifespan. The usual type of maintenance includes changing the filter on schedule and having professional service at least once a year. However, there's one area of AC maintenance you may have overlooked, and that's cleaning the registers and return vents. Here's a look at how it's done. Vacuum The Fins Routinely When you vacuum your carpet or clean your floors, add the wand to your vacuum and run it over the registers.

28 December 2018

Heat Pumps Vs. Central HVAC System: Which Is Best?


When deciding on how you want to heat and cool your home, you may be torn between two different methods. A heat pump and central HVAC system both have the ability to keep your home comfortable all year long, with each system having its own pros and cons. Here is what you need to know about both systems to make an informed decision. Central HVAC System A central HVAC system gives you the choice of which energy source you want to use for heating, either gas or electricity.

23 November 2018

3 Air Conditioning Maintenance Services to Look for in a Maintenance Contract


Most heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) contractors offer a maintenance service plan. These plans usually start with seasonal maintenance and may include more depending on the types of maintenance plan contracts the company offers. If you are considering going with one of these contracts, there are a few things you need to look for. Here are three air conditioning maintenance services to look for and what to know about each one.

15 October 2018