Monthly Archives: August 2015

When Should I Replace My HVAC?

An HVAC system that’s more than 10 years old may need to be replaced. Manufacturers recommend changing it every 10-15 years. The age of the unit isn’t the only way to tell if you need a new one, though. There are other signs to look for that may indicate your unit is on its last…
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How Does a Heat Pump Work?

A heat pump is an air conditioner that can also heat your home. It uses a refrigeration system based on the law of thermodynamics. In simpler terms, it’s an air conditioner in reverse. We recently learned how an air conditioning unit works, now let’s see how a heat pump works. An air conditioning unit pulls…
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Fall HVAC Maintenance Tips for Your Business

Fall is right around the corner, which means winter isn’t too far behind. Is your business ready for the changing seasons? It’s important to have your HVAC system checked out and ready to go so that you won’t have any problems on those days you need it to work. If this winter is predicted to…
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The Importance of HVAC Maintenance

Your home’s HVAC system is a big investment.  In order to prolong its lifespan and get the most out of your money, you need to take care of it the same way you would a car. You wouldn’t drive your car for years without changing the oil or getting a tune-up, so don’t do the…
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Fall HVAC Maintenance Tips

It’s not too early to start thinking about fall maintenance for your home’s HVAC system. Once the leaves fall and the leftover Halloween candy disappears, it’ll be winter, so you’ll want your system to be ready to take on the cold weather. There’s nothing worse than turning on the heat on the first chilly day…
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How Does an AC System Work?

It’s August – the hottest month of the year – so you’re probably running your AC nonstop. While you’re enjoying the comfort of the cool temperature in your home, have you ever thought about how the air conditioning system works? It’s not as complicated as it may seem. It’s based on the science of refrigeration.…
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