What Everyone Needs To Know About HVAC Systems

  • Why Use A Ductless AC System?

    4 August 2016

    The standard type of AC unit for use in a home is a central air system. Such a system will have a set of coils located in a central location inside your home and a second set of coils located outside your home. Because of the central location of the evaporator coils, your unit will have to use a system of ducts to push cold air to the various rooms in your home.

  • What You Need To Do If Your AC Stops Blowing Out Cold Air

    3 August 2016

    What would you do if your air conditioner suddenly stopped pushing cold air into your home? Sure, you can call a local air conditioner repair company to have a technician resolve the problem. But, before you do that, you might want to try cleaning your AC unit. The part of your air conditioner that sits outside your home is called the condenser. Over time, it collects dust, debris, and dirt. If it gets too dirty, your air conditioner won't blow cold air into your home.

  • 4 Ways To Disguise The Air Conditioner In Your Yard

    3 August 2016

    For those who live in hot climates, central air conditioning is not just a luxury, it's a survival mechanism. Yet many people still regret the nuisance that a large, boxy condenser unit creates in their yard. If you would like to learn more about minimizing the visual impact of your air conditioner, read on. This article will discuss four effective strategies. Ornamental Fence Perhaps the simplest, and the most common, way to disguise an obtrusive air conditioner is to have a fence erected around it.

  • Getting More Efficiency from a Central Heating Unit

    3 August 2016

    A central heating unit is a great way to heat a house, but in order to get the most from your system, you need to make sure that it runs as efficiently as possible. While installing the most efficient furnace you can afford is a great place to start, there are more steps you need to take in order to make sure that your system runs as its optimum level. 

  • Two Effective Options for Heating a Garage

    3 August 2016

    For many people, the garage often doubles a workshop, storage facility, gym, or hangout space. Yet there's nothing very appealing about spending time in an unheated garage when winter rolls around. If you are interested in making your garage more habitable by installing a heat source, read on. This article will discuss the pros and cons of two of the most common heating options for heating-system installation, forced air and infrared heaters.

  • Help! What Should You Do When Your Air Conditioner Freezes?

    3 August 2016

    It can be a common spectacle to see ice on top of the air conditioner during some of the hottest days of summer. It is peculiar, but it can happen, and shouldn't be ignored. Here are some of the problems you can face during the dog days of summer and some of the solutions to those issues. Turn It Off If the air conditioning unit is frozen, you will need to let the system thaw out.

  • It's Like A Foreign Language! Learn The Meanings Of Common HVAC Terms

    3 August 2016

    When you're getting a new HVAC installation – or even when you need to have your HVAC system repaired – it's sometimes hard to figure out what's going on if you don't know what the terms your contractor uses mean. To simplify the buying process and help you make informed decisions, here's a look at the meanings of common HVAC terms. BTU: This stands for "British Thermal Unit." It is a measure of the rate at which a device can heat or cool the air.