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How to Avoid Common HVAC Problems in the Summer

HVAC problems during the summer can make a breakdown more likely to happen because of hot and humid weather. There are some common HVAC issues that arise during the summer, but there are also ways to combat these issues … Read More
 A white programmable thermostat with buttons to set the temperature for different time and 68 degrees Fahrenheit.

Using a Programmable Thermostat: Optimal Settings for Maximum Energy Savings

If you don’t already have a programmable thermostat, getting one could improve your home’s energy efficiency and have a huge positive impact on your comfort indoors. When used correctly, programmable thermostats help… Read More
Large outdoor air conditioning unit on cement platforms

7 Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Replacement

When the weather gets hot, the best way to stay comfortable is to turn on your air conditioner and relax indoors. With usual maintenance, your AC unit should perform efficiently and keep your home at cool temperatures … Read More
An open bedroom window to let cool evening air inside and keep the air conditioning system efficient.

Energy Efficiency: 7 Air Conditioning Efficiency Tips

Summer is on it’s way here, and if you aren’t already using your air conditioner, you will need it soon. And since cooling expenses can make up over half of your utility bill in the summer, our HVAC experts made up a… Read More
A technician performing air conditioning maintenance and checking for possible problems.

It’s Time For Your Annual Air Conditioner Check-up!

Spring is finally here and as we all enjoy the increasing temperatures outside, let’s not forget that the cooling season is coming to our homes. Now is the perfect time to check up your air conditioning so that you can… Read More
A pressure gauge on an old boiler that shows signs of needing replacement.

Heating Efficiency: 9 Signs Your Boiler Needs Replacement

Even though you take good care of your boiler and perform maintenance once every year, even the most reliable equipment reaches the end of its lifespan. Most modern boilers usually last for up to 15 years - and the older… Read More
A man is inspecting the air ducts before determining if they need cleaning.

5+ Reasons to Clean the Air Ducts in your Home this Spring

Clean air ducts are beneficial not only to the indoor air quality, but to your health, HVAC efficiency and the overall well being of your home. Here are the 5 reasons why cleaning the air ducts in your home should be on … Read More
A white fan in front of a sunlit window that is covered with transparent yellow curtains.

Signs of Poor Indoor Air Quality and How to Improve It

Many people are concerned about environmental pollution. That is usually in regard to carbon dioxide emission, industrial chemicals released into the air or natural water sources, burning fossil fuels and other factors … Read More
A person adjusting their thermostat to reduce the temperature.

Heating Efficiency: How to Lower Your Winter Energy Bills

Heating amounts up to 45% of the energy bill for an average American household, which is why it’s very important to keep your heating system as efficient as possible. Making sure that your furnace is working smoothly … Read More