Posts by Temp Control
Win a Seasonal Tune-Up For The Holidays!
The holidays are centered around giving. Giving to loved ones, giving to organizations you are passionate about and giving back your expertise to the community. To get into the spirit, we wanted to take part in the good cheer and give one lucky person a FREE seasonal tune-up (valued at $185). The Details: Taking part in the contest…Read More
When Should I Replace My HVAC System?
With impending autumn weather relaxing summer’s grip, now is a fantastic time to think about replacing your home’s cooling system. Certainly, different geographical locations affect this decision. But in most areas of the United States, unhooking a home’s HVAC while the weather is mild is a great idea. As in the case of most decisions…Read More
All You Need To Know About SEER Ratings
Accompanying nature’s outdoor furnace is the sound of millions of air conditioning units churning to keep the inside cool and comfortable. However, some of those humming AC units might be showing their wear. Some might be causing mild heat strokes when the electric bill shows up. The Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER) is a metric…Read More
3 Quick Fixes To Common HVAC Problems
The summer months are the most critical time of the year for a home HVAC system. When a heater or furnace breaks down in the winter, it’s easy to bundle up, add layers and stay warm. But when the AC doesn’t work and the outside temperature soars, we can only peel off so many layers.…Read More
Seasons in the Sun: Preparing Your HVAC System for the Warmer Days
Switching our thermostats to “cool” from “heat” this time of the year should serve as a reminder that if we did not service that HVAC unit in the fall, now is the time to get it done. Even if the unit was inspected a few months ago, that heat pump or furnace that has been…Read More
Why Should I Flush My Hot Water Heater?
Like most mechanical devices, a little routine maintenance of your hot water heater can prevent hundreds, if not thousands of dollars in repairs or replacement costs. A traditional hot water heater has no moving parts. But it does have parts that get extremely hot and are exposed to water and its multitude of pollutants and…Read More
How To Improve Indoor Air Quality
The air in your home or business is dirty…no matter how much or how often you dust and clean. The Environmental Protection Agency notes that indoor air pollution ranks in the top five of environmental health risks. There are ways, however, to minimize exposure and decrease adverse health effects from indoor air pollutants. Targeting Pollutants…Read More
HVAC: What’s In a Name?
HVAC is the acronym used when we talk about the three significant components that provide temperature control to our homes and other buildings. The letters stand for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. What is an HVAC System An HVAC system for residential and commercial buildings generally involves the heating and cooling devices such as a…Read More
Disposable vs. Reusable Air Filters
An air filter is designed to remove solid particles of dust, soot, pollen and bacteria from the air. However, consumers are faced with a number of options for selecting which to use. One of the first steps is deciding between a reuseable (washable) air filter or a disposable one. Filters improve the indoor air quality…Read More
Emergency Heat Keeps it Cozy
A wonderful feature of heat pumps is that they rarely leave a customer out in the cold. Heat pumps incorporate a supplemental or “second-stage” heating source that’s in place for emergencies and heat pump support. This is sometimes interchangeably called “auxiliary heat” or “emergency heat,” but it’s important to understand these are two different modes…Read More