4 Signs to Call an HVAC Technician

When your HVAC system isn't working as efficiently as it used to, you may see increasing heating and cooling bills or you may never feel like the temperature is just right. If you aren't sure if your system is in need of repairs, check out these four signs for which to look. Your System Frequently Fails HVAC systems don't last forever. For example, most air conditioning systems last about 10 to 15 years. [Read More]

3 Useful Tips For Maintaining Your Home's Furnace

Imagine being without heat during the winter months. That's what it would be like if your furnace wasn't in working condition. Make sure this never happens to your family during these colder months by maintaining the furnace in the following ways.  Stay Safe Before you can address any issue with the furnace, you must first make sure the conditions you're working in are safe. Start by ensuring the furnace is turned off completely. [Read More]

Supplemental Heat Vs. Emergency Heat

Ever wonder why your heat pump needs supplemental heat or why your thermostat has an "emergency heat" setting? Most heat pumps come equipped with alternative heat sources that make use of these modes. The following explains the difference between the supplemental and emergency heat functions on your heat pump. Different Names, Same Purpose Whether it's "supplemental heat," "emergency heat" or "auxiliary heat," the underlying purpose remains the same. These heating modes all rely on the use of your heat pump's alternative heat source whenever it has trouble keeping up with heating demand. [Read More]

Three Situations Where Running The Air Conditioner In The Winter Is A Good Idea

Who would run an air conditioner at night? A better question is why would you run an air conditioner in winter? It sounds insane, right? Yet, there are some situations where running the A/C in winter makes perfect sense. Here are a few: Your Grandparents Like Their House REALLY Hot! Every family has them; grandparents who like their houses exceedingly hot. In fact, in winter it feels like the Sahara Desert, and you are sweating like mad when you visit their house. [Read More]