June 6, 2019

How to Spot Real Online HVAC Reviews

Choosing an HVAC service provider can be a difficult task. There are a lot of shady companies out there, providing subpar service, if not actually scamming their customers. How do you find a reputable HVAC contractor? You can start by looking at Yelp, the Better Business Bureau, and similar sites for reviews from past customers. Be careful, though. Some companies pay people to post fake, glowing reviews of their service, to boost their image artificially. Here’s how you can tell […]
June 4, 2019

Could You Benefit from a Heat Pump?

The benefits of using a heat pump for air conditioning and heating are becoming better known. Heat pumps are widely recognized for their efficient use of energy, particularly in more moderate climates. They cool in a way similar to an air conditioner, but by means of a flipped switch, they can also heat. Air is distributed by the home’s duct system. Most heat pumps are electric powered, so they do not burn fossil fuels, which makes them a greener HVAC […]
May 30, 2019

How to Select HVAC Piping Materials

When buying a new HVAC system, there are all sorts of different components to think about. Do you want a single or variable-speed air handler? Should you use R-22 refrigerant, or R-410A? But one of the most important components is one most people hardly think about: piping. What kinds of HVAC piping materials are there, and how do you choose the right ones for your system? Here’s a brief guide. Metal Pipes The type of HVAC piping you get depends […]
May 28, 2019

Be Prepared: Summer HVAC Checklist

As every season begins, it is important to evaluate the needs of your home’s HVAC system. For the summer months, this means taking a look at its air conditioning unit to ensure proper cooling without being forced to expend too much energy. Let’s take a look at a few summer HVAC tips that will help improve your residence’s home comfort capabilities. Schedule Annual Inspection If you haven’t already scheduled the annual maintenance that is recommended for your cooling system, now’s the […]