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September 26, 2019

Should Your Thermostat Settings Change if You Have Exotic Pets?

If you’re the owner of an exotic pet, then you’re already aware that many of them require special care in terms of food and comfort. Does this mean that you should change your thermostat settings for these small family members? Let’s take a look at a few temperatures for exotic pets that will help them stay healthy. Snakes, Lizards, Turtles, Etc. Reptiles such as snakes, lizards, and turtles actually require their own specialized enclosure because they are cold-blooded animals that […]
October 3, 2019

The Rise of the HVAC Industry & What It Means for Homeowners

There’s nothing like turning on your A/C on a hot day, or your furnace when the weather’s cold. It’s a sensation more people are experiencing than ever before. According to recent surveys, HVAC demand has risen steadily the last few years, for both equipment and services. What’s causing this rise in demand, and what does it mean for the HVAC industry, and for you? Let’s take a look. Reasons for Increased HVAC Demand When you think of an increased demand for […]
October 8, 2019

Heating System Performance: The Basics of a Combustion Efficiency Test

A combustion efficiency test performed by a qualified HVAC service technician can detect gas furnace issues that a simple visual inspection might not reveal. Combustion efficiency relates to the percentage of various gasses present in the exhaust stream discharged by the furnace up the vent pipe. By testing exhaust gasses with a combustion analyzer, the technician can identify potential issues with furnace components that affect heating peformance and safety. A combustion analyzer measures levels of carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide, […]
October 10, 2019

Cracked Heat Exchanger? Safety Precautions & Steps to Its Solution

Many homeowners are somewhat mystified by the way their furnaces work. They know that when the burners ignite, the fan comes on and the heat is distributed through the duct work. But there’s also a key part inside a furnace known as a heat exchanger. It’s important to know what it does, and how to detect the signs that all is not well with it. Read on for how to deal with a cracked heat exchanger. What a Heat Exchanger Does […]