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December 4, 2012

Working With Your Heating-System Tech: Furnace Terms It’s Smart To Know

You’re not expected to know the inside and outside of your heating system. It’s complicated stuff. That’s why most homeowners rely on a professional HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) technician to service it every year. However, it does help to know some of the terminology. Not only will it make working with your heating-system tech much easier, it will also help you grasp a basic idea of how your heating system works. Here are a few terms which can help […]
April 18, 2013

The Forced-Air Furnace: A Look Behind The Scenes

The forced-air furnace in your Peachtree City area home is an effective and safe way to heat your home, but do you know how it actually works? Understanding the basic operation of your furnace will help you troubleshoot problems, as well as communicate with your HVAC technician in case service is required. A forced-air furnace has several main components that work together to provide heat for your home: Thermostat: When the air in your home reaches a temperature lower than the setting […]
January 16, 2014

Had Your Annual Service Call? It’s Never Too Late

While we’re already well into winter in Georgia, does that mean it’s too late to have an annual service call for your forced-air furnace or heat pump system? Certainly not. The Annual Service Call Preventive maintenance takes a proactive approach to protecting the investment you have in your HVAC system. If the installation is taken for granted until it fails, it’s very likely to fail sooner rather than later. The objectives are: To maintain peak efficiency. To avert system failures. To […]
February 27, 2014

Red-Tagged Furnace or Water Heater? Now What?

Learning that you have a red-tagged furnace or water heater isn’t good news because it usually means that the appliance isn’t safe to operate. For example, gas furnaces can develop cracks in the heat exchanger that can emit carbon monoxide (CO) into your home’s air supply. while a water heater that’s not venting properly can do the same. CO is a serious health hazard because it can be lethal with prolonged or heavy exposure. When a plumber or HVAC contractor […]