Why Custom-Sized HVAC Systems Are a Must

Whenever you are considering replacing your HVAC system, it would be safe to assume that you can just replace it with one of the same size, right?"I have a 4.0 ton HVAC unit, so I need to replace it with another 4.0 ton."If you go with the same size as the previous system, then you have to be willing to trust that the previous system's installer sized it properly for your home; and it's not as simple as just getting the square footage. In … [Read more...]

Get Free Federal Tax Credit for Going High Efficiency

Replacing an air conditioning system can be a rather daunting purchase for the average homeowner; it is after all, one of the largest investments you make in your home. Don't sweat it though, there is financial relief available for qualifying systems through Federal Energy Tax Credits.A few minimum requirements must be met before you can qualify for these credits:-A qualifying central air conditioner must be purchased and installed by … [Read more...]

Really…How Important Are Filter Changes?

If you are like the average homeowner, you probably don't remember exactly when you changed your filter last. You've been told it's important before, but honestly, how big of a deal can it be to skip it every now and then?Maintaining your air conditioning system properly prevents you from having to rely on an HVAC service company, and allows you to use that money elsewhere. The most important thing a homeowner can do to protect their system … [Read more...]

Important HVAC Tune-Up Procedures

When choosing a maintenance agreement to prolong the life of your system and improve its efficiency, you want to ensure that it meets the necessary requirements. Below is a list of the tune-up procedures that you should receive when you sign your HVAC system up on a maintenance plan. Furnace Tune-up ProceduresInspect and tighten all electrical connections and terminals. Remove, clean, and adjust main gas burners. Remove, clean, and … [Read more...]

Top 10 Winter Energy Saving Tips

No Cost OptionsStart by setting your thermostat to 68°. Your heating system will operate less and use less energy. Turn your thermostat down 5° at night or when leaving your home for an hour or more to save up to $70 on energy costs each year. For a small investment, consider purchasing a programmable thermostat to adjust your home's temperature settings automatically when you're sleeping or away. Set your water heater to 120°. It’s … [Read more...]