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December 27, 2016

Everything You Need to Know About Load Calculations

Next time you’re in the market for a new furnace, A/C or heat pump, make sure your HVAC contractor properly sizes the system. If they’re just going to use old-school rule-of-thumb sizing methods (e.g., calculating heating or cooling system tonnage by inputting the home’s square footage), you’re liable to get an undersized or oversized system. Instead, your contractor should use modern load calculation software to compute your home’s heating load (or cooling load for air conditioning), then recommend a system […]
November 18, 2014

8 Ways to Know When It’s Time to Purchase a New Furnace

It seemed like the summer heat in Atlanta would never end, but here we are on the cusp of winter. Preparing for the cold weather means checking your HVAC system now to ensure it is working properly. Waiting until that first cold night to find out your system needs replacement is not a solid strategy. Look for these signs that it’s time to purchase a new furnace. How old is your furnace? The average life expectancy of a furnace is approximately 16 to 20 […]
March 25, 2014

Furnace Replacement Time? Questions to Ask Your HVAC Installer

Has your furnace broken down? Are you tired of paying to repair your aging furnace? Stop throwing good money at bad and start shopping for a furnace replacement instead. Before you have a new model installed, arm yourself with these questions to ask your HVAC installer. Should I make any changes around my home? Prior to a furnace replacement, it’s wise to make energy efficiency upgrades that may help you qualify for smaller, less expensive equipment. Seek a home energy […]
February 4, 2014

Furnace Add-ons That Offer Abundant Benefits All Year Round

A common mistake that many homeowners make is to have a brand new furnace installed and then leave it alone. This means the homeowners is losing out on various furnace add-ons that can improve not only the efficiency and performance of the furnace system, but also its safety. Options for furnace add-ons include: Chimney liners. Chimney liners not only improve the efficiency of your furnace by providing a properly sized flue, but they also make your house safer. A chimney liner isn’t always needed depending […]