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Eight Upgrades to Boost Your Home HVAC System
During the cold winter months in the U.S., there’s no better way to enhance your home’s comfort than with a few effective upgrades. It’s not just about keeping the house toasty warm as the snow begins to fall—it’s about boosting efficiency and improving the very air you breathe. Here are... Continue readingUncategorized
Is This Really The End for Gas Stoves?
Recently, we have seen several news stories regarding the possible ban of gas stoves used for cooking. So why is an HVAC company writing about gas stoves? More on that question later! To begin with, we wanted to try and cut through the hype, confusion and misinformation to provide a review of the... Continue readingAdditional Services
Guide to Mini-Splits vs. Heat Pumps
Are you shopping for a dependable, affordable home comfort system? If electricity is the ideal or only option available to you, a central heat pump or ductless mini-split could be a convenient option. Both systems run on electric power and run in heating and cooling modes for 365 days of... Continue readingAlternative Energy
How Much Energy Does a Water Heater Use?
Your faucets, showerheads and plumbing appliances consume lots of hot water. As a matter of fact, the Department of Energy states that water heating is the second-largest utility cost behind space heating and cooling, accounting for roughly 18% of your monthly bill. Discover how much energy... Continue readingWater Heaters
Gas vs. Electric Furnaces
If you’re dealing with new construction or simply replacing your old heating system, you have an significant decision to make: Will you install a gas furnace or an electric furnace? Or might a heat pump be the best choice? To help you decide, Service Experts would like to offer several... Continue readingHeating
How Do UV Lights for HVAC Systems Work?
When you think of ultraviolet light, you might picture getting sunburned after spending a day at the pool. However, UV light is also something you can use for increasing indoor air quality. Sunscreen protects against UVA and UVB rays, but UVC is the kind of light used in air purification. If you... Continue readingCooling
Can Furnaces Catch Fire?
The return of low temperatures raises your reliance on home heating equipment every fall. If your furnace isn’t functioning correctly, it might grow to be a fire hazard and endanger your family’s safety. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), heating systems like... Continue readingHeating
What Are the Average Savings After Installing a Programmable Thermostat?
You have probably heard that installing a programmable thermostat can bring down your heating and cooling costs. While this is genuinely true, you don’t instantly save just by exchanging your old manual thermostat for a programmable one. To make the most of your savings, you must select, set up... Continue readingAdditional Services
Can Heat Pumps be Used in Northern Climates?
If you’re searching for a new HVAC system, odds are you’ve heard about the efficient, cost-effective and sustainable features of heat pumps. Heat pumps have been sought after in warm climates for many years. But because they take heat from the outdoor air and transfer it inside, conventional... Continue readingHeat Pumps
The Top Six Reasons to Enroll in an HVAC Maintenance Contract
Your HVAC equipment is vital to a comfortable home and high air quality. The furnace and air conditioner work around the clock in the background, heating, cooling, managing the humidity and filtering your home’s indoor air. Many homeowners take these functions for granted until they’re... Continue readingCooling
HVAC System Basics for New Homeowners
Congrats on picking out your first home! You are obviously pleased with your investment, even though you may feel overloaded by all these new responsibilities. Now that you’re a homeowner, not the renter, it’s your job to maintain all your home’s appliances and utilities, like the heating... Continue readingCooling
10 Tips for Winterizing Your Home
Winter is in full swing. You can tell by the barren trees, early sunsets, and layer of frost every morning. If you haven’t winterized your home yet, there’s still time. Follow these winterization tips to keep your home safe, efficient and warm all winter. 1. Request Maintenance for... Continue readingAlternative Energy
Why Your Furnace Has a Strange Smell
As the weather cools down and you switch from cooling to heating your home, you may be worried about strange furnace smells floating in the air. Find out what the most common furnace smells could suggest and how proactive you should be about them. The Furnace Smells Musty Musty... Continue readingHeating