December 18, 2014

How Georgia Homeowners Can Extend the Life of Their HVAC Systems

Replacing an HVAC system is a major investment. Taking good care of your home’s existing system is essential for extending its operational life, while ensuring the highest level of energy efficiency and preventing common problems that may require expensive repairs. Essentially, extending the life of an HVAC system is a simple matter of ongoing maintenance. The Semi-Annual Tune-Up HVAC experts and energy agencies agree that the best way to extend the life of your heating and cooling equipment is to schedule annual preventive maintenance at the […]
December 23, 2014

How to Lower Heating Bills While Staying Cozy in Your Peachtree City Home

Peachtree City can get mighty cold during the winter, and if you’re wondering how to lower heating bills without sacrificing comfort this heating season, the two-pronged answer is simple — maintain your HVAC equipment properly and reduce its heating load. A well-maintained system lasts longer, works better and costs less to operate than one that’s been poorly maintained. Additionally, reducing the heating load results in less wear and tear, while maintaining efficiency and lowering heating costs. Essential HVAC Maintenance Performing an annual tune-up is the most important step of […]
December 25, 2014

Has Your Heat Pump Frozen Over? Understand How That Happens

When your heat pump freezes over in the middle of a chilly Peachtree City winter, you’re left with poor heating performance and lower energy efficiency. In unusually cold weather, a thin layer of frost is nothing to worry about. However, if your outdoor unit’s whole coil becomes encased in ice, you have a definite problem. Knowing what causes this to occur will help you prevent future issues. How a Heat Pumps Develops Ice Your heat pump’s outdoor unit pulls air over refrigerant […]
December 30, 2014

Standard HVAC Preventative Maintenance Tasks Everyone Should Know About

If you own a home in Peachtree City, your HVAC system requires periodic maintenance to function properly. If you neglect your system, you could experience decreased comfort, higher energy bills and premature system failure. Here are the most important HVAC preventative maintenance tasks you can accomplish yourself between formal visits from a professional. Replace the air filter. This is one of the most basic and important HVAC preventative maintenance tasks you can perform. A clean filter helps your system run more smoothly and […]