Tips For Improving Heating Efficiency And Indoor Air Quality

Your heating unit has probably been siting without use for the last couple of months, so it is crucial that you start preparing it for the winter. Failure to prepare your HVAC system could lead to insufficient heating or increased utility costs. With the days getting colder and shorter, now would be a good time to perform routine maintenance such as clearing your air filters and heating ducts. However, there are several easily forgettable HVAC maintenance steps that may impact on the performance of your heating unit. [Read More]

Understanding Heat Pumps

If you are trying to set up HVAC for your building, then you have a lot of options to choose from, one of which is the heat pump.  What is a heat pump? Heat pumps move heat from one place to another, effectively working as either a heater or an air conditioner, depending on your needs. The basic idea behind a heat pump is that it has two components, one on the inside of the building and one on the outside. [Read More]

2 Ways To Get Your AC Primed For Summer

Air conditioners are among the most beloved home appliances--and rightly so. But you may find yourself sorely disappointed in your air conditioner if you don't give it some basic maintenance at least once a year. This article provides two helpful tips to keep your AC running like it should. Keep your condenser coils clean. For those who don't know, the condenser unit is that large cube that commonly resides along the outside of a house. [Read More]

Heater Troubleshooting Tips

Having a heater break down can be an incredibly stressful experience. However, before you commit to calling a technician, you might want to take a glance yourself. There are quite a few different problems that can be fixed if you simply know where to look. The heater is working, but it isn't generating enough heat If this is the case, then you might want to consider your ventilation first. With a couple of simple tests, you can figure out if the problem is actually with your heater or if your ventilation is the culprit. [Read More]