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August 6, 2019

Homeowner’s Guide to Heat Pump & Heat Types

Heat pump heat comes in several varieties to make sure your home is never without warm comfort in any winter weather.  Unlike a standard furnace that burns natural gas or heats with electric coils, air-source heat pumps harvest heat right out of the air. Think of it like a central air conditioner running backwards: The heat pump’s outdoor coil extracts latent heat energy present even in chilly winter air, the system compressor concentrates molecules of heat energy, and the indoor […]
July 30, 2019

Reasons Not to Paint Your Air Conditioner

Rust and corrosion can be a serious problem for your air conditioner. Over time, they can do irreversible damage to your system. Some people try to keep corrosion at bay with a coat of rust-proof paint. It can offer protection from the elements. However, painting your air conditioner might not be the best of ideas. Here are some reasons why. It might be too late. If your A/C is already showing signs of rust, then simply painting it won’t be […]
July 25, 2019

Is Summer the Best Time to Schedule Furnace Maintenance?

As you sweat your way through the hot summer months, you’re probably not thinking about your heating system. However, it’s important to get a head start on furnace maintenance. If your furnace isn’t serviced before the cooler months, there’s no guarantee it will work properly when you need it to. The best time to have a heating system tuneup is in the late summer or early fall. Let’s take a closer look at why it’s best to schedule your annual […]
July 23, 2019

Are HVAC and IAQ Connected?

Your home’s air is full of dust and other contaminants. They get into your home, triggering allergies and asthma. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to mitigate those contaminants, particularly if you’re running your A/C. Here are a few tips for using your HVAC system to improve indoor air quality. Change your air filter. In addition to cooling the air, your HVAC system also filters out dust and other particles before circulating it through your home. Over time, though, […]