Blog: Advice from an HVAC Contractor

I've got water on my floor!

There's water on the floor near your indoor unit or furnace. What do you do? Can this be prevented? Continue Reading

What should I know about emergency heat?

You've heard stories about shockingly high utility bills because of running in emergency heat. What is it and how do you avoid a high bill?

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Space heaters for the winter

Heat only the parts of your home that you're using. Heating your whole house is more expensive than heating just part of it. This works only if you're not using your whole house.

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'Let's wait until next spring to fix the A/C'

If you own a heat pump, it supplies both your cooling AND heating needs. So like all expensive electronics, you don't want to ignore a problem.

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An easy way to save you $80 a year

The number one issue we find is caused by dirty air filters. Checking, changing, or cleaning your filter once a month saves money and extends the life of your home's heating, ventilation and air conditioning system.

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Importance of Preventative Maintenance

A maintenance call is quite inexpensive compared to bigger problems that can develop.

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How long will my system last?

Most systems have a lifetime of 15 to 20 years. As your equipment gets older, it's efficiency can decrease dramatically.

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What do efficiency ratings mean?

As an HVAC contractor, the 2 numbers I would be most concerned about when doing research are (1) SEER and (2) HSPF. The higher the number, the more dollars you'll save because the system runs more efficiently.

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An HVAC Blog?

Over the years, we get a lot of questions. Many of the most common problems we come across are collected here.


Great place to learn a little about your HVAC system from a professional contractor.