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How a UV Light Purifies the Air

Although you may have invested in a high-quality air filter, your HVAC system might not be filtering out all the contaminants that it could be. Some of these particles are excellent at filtering through the cracks and infiltrating your home, and you might be wondering how you and your family could still be getting sick. […]

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An Intro to Ductless Mini-Split Systems

One of the reasons we spend so much money on our energy bills every month is because it’s hard to function every day without running your furnace or air conditioner – depending on the season. Unless you’ve figured out the formula to staying comfortable without ever switching on the HVAC unit, you’re probably spending a […]

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Easy Ways to Keep Your HVAC Running Smoothly

In many ways, your HVAC unit can be your best friend – sorry, Fido. Without it, the heat becomes unbearable during the warmer months, and colder temperatures turn your home into an Arctic tundra. It’s critical to keep your HVAC unit running smoothly year-round, but it’s not always super clear how to do that. Instead […]

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Understanding 3 Frequent Furnace Repairs

Furnaces are complicated, finicky units of machinery. They’ve got a lot of parts, and all it takes for the whole thing to come screeching to a halt (sometimes literally) is one loose component or faulty wire. But when something goes wrong, it’s fairly difficult to figure it out on your own – unless you’re a […]

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Condenser Unit 101

As a homeowner, it’s helpful to know the various parts of the things that help keep you and your family comfortable. Appliances like your furnace or your electrical panel are complicated, and the condenser unit for your central heating and air system isn’t any exception. For being something that doesn’t take up much space, it […]

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What are BTUs and What Do They Mean for You?

The time comes for us all. Whether we want to or not, we’ve eventually got to shop for a new air conditioner or heater. Maybe we’ve got more space than we know what to do with, or a new member of the family is taking up a previously unused bedroom and needs some extra heat. […]

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Indoor Air Quality Resolutions for the New Year

Now that the calendar has flipped to a brand-new year, you’ve almost certainly got a lot of resolutions on your plate that you’re trying to take care of. We know we do! But in addition to the usual, have you thought about how your home’s indoor air quality could use some New Year’s Resolutions for […]

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Preparing Your Home’s HVAC Unit for the New Year

New Year’s resolutions are notorious for not lasting very long. We decide to go to the gym or start eating right, but that lasts for just a little while before we’re back to our old habits. While that may be the case for certain resolutions, the ones for your HVAC unit can last all year […]

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Decoding the Smells Coming From Your Furnace

No, your nose didn’t betray you. Now that the temperature has dropped and you’ve begun using your furnace once again, sometimes you might notice some out-of-the-ordinary smells. While not all of these smells indicate an urgent issue, some serve as bright warning signs that you need to put in a call to your service provider […]

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What to Ask When Buying a Furnace

Buying an appliance of any kind is a strenuous task, but it’s especially important to make sure you do your due diligence when purchasing a furnace. This is an important appliance that is vital to your family’s comfort. It’s one of the few things that can truly make or break a home, and you don’t […]

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