What are heat strips?

What are heat strips?

What are heat strips? If you have an electric heat pump, during the course of your fall preventative maintenance you may have overheard the technician say that he tested the “heat strips” and wondered what they were talking about? Well wonder no more! “Electric heat...
Why Winter Makes Indoor Air Quality Worse

Why Winter Makes Indoor Air Quality Worse

Why Winter Makes Indoor Air Quality Worse Winter is here, and so is cold and flu season, unfortunately. If you’re like me, you tend to stay indoors in the winter, bundled up from the cold and winter weather, but have you ever noticed that often, the more time we spend...
How do you size a commercial HVAC system?

How do you size a commercial HVAC system?

How do you size a commercial HVAC system? Purchasing a new heating and cooling unit for a home is one thing, but purchasing one for a commercial building is quite another. Just like with buying an air conditioner for a house/residential property, there are certain...
Why does my HVAC smell musty?

Why does my HVAC smell musty?

Why does my HVAC smell musty? It could happen to you. It definitely happened to me long before I began my “illustrious” career in heating and air. I remember it clearly, it was one of those times of the year when Mother Nature couldn’t make up her mind and decide what...
How can I protect my air conditioner for the winter?

How can I protect my air conditioner for the winter?

How can I protect my air conditioner for the winter? As it gets closer (at least on the calendar) to the winter months and cold weather, and the outdoor temperatures get lower and lower, we will most likely be running our A/C unit less and less. Just like a grill in...
Can I Recycle My Heating System?

Can I Recycle My Heating System?

Can I Recycle My Heating System? The winter weather has already arrived in many areas of the country and families might be starting to realize that there are problems with their heating system. Some of the issues that families could have noticed include that their...
3 Benefits of Furnaces

3 Benefits of Furnaces

3 BENEFITS OF FURNACES The temperature is starting to drop outside and families are curious about how they are going to warm their home during the winter months. There are lots of options available which range from space heaters to fireplaces and modern furnaces. When...
Should I Turn my Furnace Off When on Vacation?

Should I Turn my Furnace Off When on Vacation?

Should I Turn My Furnace Off When On Vacation? Owning a home comes with a number of different responsibilities. It can be tough to balance these different responsibilities with everything else that the family requires. Furnaces are an important part of the home and is...
How Often Should My Furnace be Replaced?

How Often Should My Furnace be Replaced?

How Often Should My Furnace Be Replaced? There are lots of people who groan at the thought of having to make sure that all of their home utilities are kept up to date. While this might be a headache, it is important for families to make sure that they are staying up...
3 Tips for Furnace Efficiency

3 Tips for Furnace Efficiency

3 TIPS FOR FURNACE EFFICIENCY When people are looking to heat their homes during the cooler winter months, it is important to make sure that a reliable furnace is available. With many different styles and options to choose from, it can be a challenge to find the right...