Category Archives: Choice HVAC

What we know about COVID-19 and HVAC Systems

Whether you’re considered an essential service and still working, working from home, freaking out, or trying to survive while "homeschooling" the kids; we think it's sufficient to assume that the novel coronavirus (aka COVID-19) has completely rocked the world as we formally knew it. Now that we're all home-bound until further notice, chances are that…
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4 Ways to Reduce Allergy Symptoms with your HVAC

We recently noticed that one of our neighbors hadn't left the house (as in walked outside at all) in what seemed like weeks. Being the good neighbors we are, we decided to send them a message to make sure everything was ok, and jokingly said, "you must be taking social distancing serious!" She responded by…
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Can Your HVAC’s Air Filters Kill the Coronavirus?

We're roughly a week into "social-distancing" because of the coronavirus outbreak in North Carolina. Toilet paper is in high demand and everyone seems to be taking the necessary precautions to "flatten the curve." However, the biggest question on our minds as an HVAC company is "can your HVAC's air filters kill the coronavirus?" As such…
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HVAC Best Practices for Preventing the CORONAVIRUS from Spreading

Unless you've been living under a rock (no judgment), chances are that you've spent the past few days glued to your television while self-distancing yourself from the rest of the Triangle due to the pandemic of 2020. As if the seasonal Flu wasn't bad enough, the coronavirus seems to have taken over our lives until…
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Common Questions About Heat Pumps in Cary, NC – Part 2

If you're not a professional contractor or HVAC technician, and you own a heat pump, you may have questions about how it works or when to call in a professional for service. We addressed many of your common questions about heat pumps last week, but today's questions are in response to those who already own…
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4 Simple Ways to Winterize Your Home

While the temperatures in North Carolina have been all over the place this January, it is definitely still winter and frosty weather still could hit the triangle between now and Spring. Your furnace still has a job to do and it's still important to winterize your home (if you haven't already). While our homes may…
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Should You Turn Off Your HVAC System During a Mild Winter?

North Carolina, specifically the Piedmont region, is known for its erratic winters. One day, it's freezing outside with threats of snow and the next, you're wearing shorts and a t-shirt. When the temperatures get above 70, you may be wondering if you can just turn off your furnace. However, it's still January and there are…
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