Things to Look For In a Commercial HVAC Company

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Whether you’re looking to have new commercial HVAC equipment installed at your place of business or are simply looking for a company you can rely on for your ongoing maintenance, finding the right commercial HVAC company is a must. Not sure where to begin on your search? Here are a few key factors to watch […]

Variable Speed Furnace vs Two-Stage Furnace

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Furnaces provide comforting warmth on a cold Texas winter’s night. In the late seasons of fall, it becomes imperative to schedule maintenance for your furnace so that you can be prepared for extremely low temperatures, should they occur. Yet, it’s also important to be aware of your furnace options. Please read on to discover the […]

Why Is My Heat Pump Leaking?

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These days, many homes are equipped with heat pumps instead of more “traditional” heating/cooling units. Especially in milder climates, a heat pump can be a great option for heating a residential home because this versatile HVAC unit combines the functions of both a heater and an air conditioner. Depending on the desired indoor temperature a […]

Central Air Conditioner vs Ductless Mini-Split

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When it comes to keeping your home comfortable during the summer months, there are two popular options: central air conditioning units and ductless mini-split units. These cooling systems operate in very different ways—and each comes with its own inherent advantages. By having a better understanding of how these systems work and what their unique selling […]

How to Ventilate Your Home

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During the winter, excess moisture and trapped pollutants can negatively affect the quality of your air. Excess moisture can cause your walls and ceilings to develop mildew, while trapped pollutants can worsen allergies and even cause minor illnesses. If you’re wondering how to effectively ventilate your home during the winter to avoid these issues, while […]

How Does a Furnace Work?

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The most common type of furnace is a gas-powered central air system. With this type of system, air is heated in one area of the home and then distributed throughout the house using ductwork and vents. The main parts of the furnace that allow it to work are the thermostat, gas valve, burners, heat exchangers, […]

Why Does My Furnace Have a Burnt Smell When I Turn It On?

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With chilly weather around the corner, many are getting ready to turn on their furnace for the first time. But, if you switch it on and smell something burning, don’t be alarmed — it’s normal and dissipates within an hour or two. Curious as to what is causing this smell and when you should be […]

How Long Can I Expect My Furnace to Last?

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Furnaces are often out of sight and out of mind until they malfunction. To avoid an unexpected huddle under a pile of blankets, conduct routine maintenance on your furnace during its 15- to 30-year lifespan. What Affects the Lifespan of the Furnace? Make and Model You can’t expect older models to keep up with all […]

Does Your Thermostat Need to Be Replaced?

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Having trouble with your HVAC unit? Does the correct temperature always seem out of reach? You might want to take a look at your thermostat. The thermostat is the communication center between you and your HVAC unit. When your thermostat fails, your HVAC unit will not know when to come on and the air in […]

Signs You Have an Air Duct Leak

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We rely on our HVAC system to keep our homes cool during the summer and warm during the winter. Air ducts were designed to ensure that our conditioned air gets to where it needs to go. When a leak occurs, your air ducts start working against your HVAC unit, causing it to work harder to […]