The primary job of your furnace is simple: to heat your home. If you’re not feeling hot air come out from your heating system, obviously there’s a problem. Furnace fans blowing cold air is a common symptom of malfunctioning heating systems. The underlying issue could be a number of things: from a simple leak in […]
With colder months approaching, you’ll most likely be relying on your home’s heating system once again. So let’s take this opportunity to check out how your system is holding up so that it can last the season with little or no problems.
The World Health Organization first coined the term “Sick Building Syndrome” in 1986. It refers to a spate of non-specific and seemingly untraceable and unrelated symptoms reported by tenants in buildings following recent construction or remodeling. It involves feeling ill while inside the structure then seems to disappear whenever you leave the building. This is […]
If your home has a centralized forced-air system for cooling and heating, then you’re probably aware that leaks of any kind can be a potentially damaging and costly problem. There are plenty of HVAC guides out there that will explain exactly why leaks are bad. That’s why we’ll discuss the common areas where leaks are […]
So you’re talking with your HVAC contractor and they mention some technical sounding HVAC related term and suddenly they’ve lost you. This happens frequently, especially if you have no background when it comes to air conditioning and heating systems.
Finding the right air conditioning system can be a challenge with the number of systems, options, and maintenance requirements. While technical details such as sizing, compatibility, and maintenance are best left to professionals, you should at least be familiar with the kinds of air conditioning systems available today.
A central heating and air conditioning system is an efficient way to provide cooling and heating to multi-room homes. Zone control systems allow occupants to customize their own room temperatures. Such a complicated system will occasionally develop problems, some even warranting emergency repair.
One of the worst things that could happen in the middle of summer is your air conditioning system failing on you. This is why testing your air conditioner before the beginning of summer is always a good practice, as well as recognizing signs of impending failure:
You may already have heard on the news about the EPA phasing out ozone-depleting refrigerants. One of these is HCFC-22, also called R-22. If your home is equipped with an HVAC system that uses this refrigerant, we’ll discuss what your options are.
It’s the middle of the night and your home’s air conditioning suddenly gives out. What do you do? Do you grab a flashlight and go fix it yourself? AC repair professionals discourage a DIY approach as it could cause bigger problems than the one you started with, more so if you have absolutely zero experience […]