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Boiler or Furnace

Boiler or Furnace

Do I Have a Boiler or a Furnace?“Do I have a boiler or a furnace?” It’s a good question because many people use the terms boiler and furnace interchangeably. While both units have things in common, they also have profound differences. In this article, we'll explore...

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Poor Performing Furnace

Poor Performing Furnace

Five Signs of a Broken or Poor Performing Furnace Nothing's worse than waking up to an unusually cold home. This could happen if your furnace isn't performing the way it should — or worse — not working at all. A broken furnace will not work, while the signs of apoor...

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Carbon Monoxide and Heating Season

Carbon Monoxide and Heating Season

Carbon Monoxide and Heating Season With the heating season upon us, it's worth mentioning the dangers of carbon monoxide (known as “CO”) and what you should do to protect your family from this dangerous gas. The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide Carbon monoxide is a...

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How A Gas Furnace Works

How A Gas Furnace Works

How a Gas Furnace Works Winter is almost upon us and now is a great time to get a basic understanding of how your gas furnace works. Even if you don’t plan on doing repairs or maintenance yourself, grasping these basics will improve communications with your HVAC...

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Getting Your Furnace Ready for Fall & Winter

Getting Your Furnace Ready for Fall & Winter

Getting Your Furnace Ready for Fall & WinterIs your furnace ready for fall/winter? As the evening and early morning temperatures keep dropping, it won't be much longer until you are going to need to heat your home. Here are five things you need to do to make sure...

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Healthy Humidity and Home Preservation

Healthy Humidity and Home Preservation

Healthy Humidity and Home PreservationIn our previous two healthy humidity articles, we discussed the importance of maintaining proper indoor humidity and the affect humidity levels have on the respiratory system. In today's post, we're going to discuss healthy...

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Healthy Humidity and Respiratory Conditions

Healthy Humidity and Respiratory Conditions

Respiratory Conditions & Poor Indoor Humidity­In last week's post (read here), we explained why maintaining ideal indoor humidity levels is critical to the health of you and your home. This week we'd like to dig a little deeper and discuss how low humidity levels...

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Healthy Humidity Levels

Healthy Humidity Levels

Healthy Humidity Levels With fall and winter fast approaching, there will be a drastic reduction in indoor humidity. And while you may welcome relief from the hot, oppressive days of summer, this drop in humidity comes with potential problems. These include...

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Are Your AC Ducts Damaged?

Are Your AC Ducts Damaged?

Are Your AC Ducts Damaged?One of the most overlooked components of an HVAC system is its ducts. These sheet metal passageways are the system's "veins," distributing cool, comfortable air throughout your home. When AC ducts are damaged, they may not function correctly;...

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Ductless AC

Ductless AC

Three Essential Facts About Ductless ACDuctless AC or mini-split air conditioning systems are an excellent choice for homeowners who own a house that won't accommodate ductwork or have one with existing ductwork. These systems are quiet, efficient, and in many cases,...

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What is Air Conditioning Refrigerant

What is Air Conditioning Refrigerant

Air Conditioning Refrigerant Homeowners with Air Conditioning systems are generally familiar with the word "refrigerant." But they don't necessarily know what it is or how it works within the system. Today we'll take a look at what air conditioning refrigerant is and...

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Make Air Conditioner More Efficient

Make Air Conditioner More Efficient

3 Great Ways Make Your Air Conditioner More EfficientIt's a simple fact of life: with increased air conditioning use comes increased energy bills. Here's another point: there are simple things you can do to help your air conditioner run more efficiently. And by doing...

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