When deciding to upgrade or replace your HVAC system, it's a smart idea to investigate your various options, including those that veer away from conventional heating and air conditioning systems. One HVAC alternative that is steadily growing in popularity with homeowners is a ductless mini split, which involves an outdoor unit and small individual units placed inside your home. Here are five reasons to make the switch to ductless mini splits:
23 May 2017
There are plenty of ways to save a few bucks on your central A/C replacement, but replacing only half of your central A/C unit isn't one of them. Split central A/C systems rely on perfectly matched indoor and outdoor cabinets to offer the best possible performance and energy efficiency. Teaming up the older half of your A/C system with a brand-new half could spell trouble, as these five reasons show.
4 January 2017
Managing a fleet of delivery trucks means that you have a lot of drivers on the road at any given time. Worrying about driver safety is often a top priority, which is why many trucking businesses will go out of their way to increase safety while on the road. One area where safety can really be increased is with the fueling of the trucks. Instead of having a driver fuel up their own truck, you can dramatically increase the safety of your drivers with fleet fueling delivery services.
25 August 2016
If you live in an area that has relatively moderate temperatures all year round, then you may not use your heating or air conditioning systems very much. If your HVAC system needs replacement, then a heat pump may be your best option to both heat and cool your home. These types of devices can even reduce your energy costs by as much as 60%. Heat pumps may have an underground component that helps to extract and transfer heat or cool air from the earth to your home.
2 June 2016
As a homeowner, you already know that heating and cooling bills, along with the cost of maintaining your home's HVAC system takes a big bite from your household's monthly budget. In an effort to reduce these bills, you are probably already following good DIY maintenance practices inside your home, such as changing filters frequently and keeping the components clean. However, you may not have considered making changes outside your home that will help make the interior less expensive to cool.
3 February 2016
Winter is about here and you might not have even thought about your furnace since last winter. You should have scheduled a tune up to make sure your furnace runs great all winter long. In case you haven't, or didn't know you needed to, here are some reasons and signs that your furnace needs a tune up. Reasons for a Tune Up Here are some reasons why you need to schedule a tune up for your furnace.
19 December 2015
A squeaky, whining or rattling fan in your air conditioner's outdoor unit can be worrisome, but the noise is often due to relatively simple causes. Below is a step-by-step guide to correcting the common causes of a noisy fan: Tools and materials needed Nut driver set Work gloves All-purpose spray cleaner Lightweight spray lubricant Paper towels Stiff-bristled plastic brush
15 December 2015
Although your old gravity furnace may add a certain charm and antiquity to your historic home, it may not be the safest heating appliance to own, especially if it still uses asbestos insulation in the ductwork. Asbestos is known to cause cancer of the lungs and other body areas. In addition, your gravity furnace may also cost you more to operate during winter's toughest weather, because of how the appliance distributes heat.
14 December 2015
Central air conditioning is a great feature to have in your home as long as it is working properly, but central air conditioners can experience problems. If your AC system seems to be running constantly and will not stop running, your house may end up getting way too cold. This is a common type of problem, and it is usually caused by one of three things. You can try checking these things to see if you can find the problem, or you could call an AC repair company to fix the issue for you.
11 December 2015
Living in a home with low water pressure can be frustrating and inconvenient; however, there are ways this issue can be fixed. Hiring a plumbing company is the best way to find a solution that will work for your home, and one common solution for this problem involves installing a pressure boosting system. This type of system is not always the best way to solve low water pressure issues, but it can help in many situations.
11 December 2015