Selecting the most efficient heating and cooling equipment for your needs is important, but that equipment won’t perform according to specifications unless your HVAC installation is perfect. The quality of the installation has a significant effect on your HVAC system’s performance in the future. Below, we explain the important things homeowners need to know about HVAC installation.
Knowing the different components of your air conditioning unit can help you better care for it. It will also keep you from looking lost and confused when talking to a qualified HVAC technician.
Consider how much time you spend inside your home. For most families, the home serves as a sanctuary away from work and other daily responsibilities. Your home should be a safe and comfortable space that allows you to get things done when you want to and relax when you need it. For these reasons and more, the temperature in your home matters as it can impact different areas of your life. Why Indoor Air Temperature Matters Here are a few reasons why the temperature of your home matters for you and your family: Indoor air temperature keeps your home comfortable. This is probably the most obvious answer to this question. The temperature inside of your home helps you create a comfortable environment for you and your family. Whether you are making a meal in the kitchen, enjoying time with your family in the living room, or laying down for a much needed rest in your […]
Everyone wants to get the most out of their HVAC system. In order to do this, you need to properly run and regularly maintain the unit. However, there are many misconceptions out there that can keep you from prolonging the life of your air conditioning or heating system. Common HVAC Myths: Debunked Below, we bust some of the most common HVAC myths so that you can educate yourself on the best ways to prolong the life of your HVAC unit. Myth: Closing air vents will help you use save energy and lower your electric bills. Debunked: Many people think that if they just close the air vents in rooms where the AC is not being used, it will help save energy, and thus lower their electricity costs. The truth is that closing your air vents does not reduce the amount of air being pushed throughout the room. Instead, the pressure load will be balanced throughout […]
No matter how reliably it has served you, eventually your HVAC equipment will start to falter. Service technicians may be able to patch it up and keep it chugging along for a while, but eventually Father Time will render its final verdict and condemn your furnace and/or air conditioner to the scrap heap. Once this happens you’ll need to move quickly to purchase new equipment. But if you rush in without a good plan of action you could end up you stuck with an overpriced, ineffective HVAC system. If You’re Buying New HVAC Equipment, Please Don’t … Fail to get multiple estimates HVAC equipment and installation are inherently costly and every dollar you save should be considered precious. Therefore it behooves you to look around and collect a number of estimates—and read all the fine print on those offers to be sure there are no hidden fees or other nasty surprises. Fail to fully investigate […]