A Beginner’s Guide to Air Conditioning

Picture this: It’s a hot, summer day, and you’ve been outside running around with the kids in the backyard. The sun is shining, and the humidity has got you wanting one thing. That one thing, is a blast of cold air as soon as you walk inside. Thanks to Willis Carrier, that was made possible. Central air conditioning has been improving the quality of our lives for many years now. The first modern electrical air conditioning unit was invented in Buffalo, New York, in 1902. Air conditioning, formally put, is a system for conditioning [...]

By |May 27th, 2019|Air Conditioning|

From the Experts: An In-depth Look into Your HVAC System

Next to perhaps running water, your HVAC system is the most important asset to your home. Americans spend over $11 billion per year on the monthly costs to heat and cool their homes. That represents a significant investment in keeping your home and family comfortable throughout the year. Your HVAC system protects your home and everything inside from moisture, heat exposure, and frigid temperatures. Understanding your HVAC system and how to care for it can extend the life of your unit and save you on monthly costs. How Long Do HVAC Units Last? Take [...]

By |May 17th, 2019|Heating and Cooling|

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Take a deep breath. How do you feel? Can you tell how clean your air is just by breathing it? Probably not. Your indoor air quality (IAQ) can affect your quality of life without you even knowing it. We can’t simply hold our breath and wait for better air to come along, and it’s impossible to breathe only some parts of the air around us. That’s why the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) keeps a close eye on the air in an effort to keep us healthy. The EPA tracks and calculates five major air [...]

By |December 11th, 2018|Indoor Air Quality|

Why You Shouldn’t Try DIY HVAC Repairs

Creating that delicate balance between heating elements, cooling fans, advanced equipment, optimum airflow, and motor mechanics takes more than a DIY video from YouTube.  You may be able to change your own oil, paint a bedroom, or install a ceiling fan, but that doesn’t mean you’re qualified to take on a DIY HVAC repair or replacement. Attempting to save a little money at first can end up in costly consequences later. Professional experience and training play a major key in safely and successfully installing and repairing your HVAC equipment. Because the equipment is more [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|Heating and Cooling|

11 Common Myths vs HVAC Facts

Whether it’s the dog days of summer or a long winter’s night, you want to get the most out of your HVAC system all year long. Over the years, air conditioning myths and heating and cooling “tricks” and tips from less-than-reputable sources have infiltrated homes everywhere. Most of these tricks are ineffective at best, and sometimes even harmful. HVAC is a hard niche to understand unless you’re heavily involved in it and know the system inside and out. That’s where we come in. These are some of the most common myths you’ve probably heard [...]

By |November 30th, 2018|Heating and Cooling|
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