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The Early Days of Air Conditioning

According to the Energy Information Administration, 48% of energy consumption in American homes is a result of heating and cooling. With so many people using A/C (especially in the summer and those living in warm climates) how many really know the history behind this commonly used machine. Below is...

What to Expect During a Maintenance Visit

As the temperature outside is getting colder and colder, the more we need our HVAC systems working properly. If something isn’t working right, you should call and get a technician out as soon as possible. Here is a little run down of what to expect when they come to...

How to Protect Your Home from a Lightning Storm

A lot of people find thunderstorms soothing, and then there are those who are terrified or them. Lightning storms can do some dangerous damage to an HVAC system. Here is how to keep your home safe. While the effects on your system might not be apparent right away, power...

Signs of wear and tear on your air ducts

As the seasons are changing and we are getting into the coldest weather of the year, it takes a toll on our air ducts. There are some signs to tell when your air ducts are ready to be changed. Uneven temperatures around the house. If walking around your house...

Why has your furnace stopped working?

Remember our post about what to do if you air conditioner stops working? Well, this is the opposite scenario. Winter days can get very cold, so it’s great to have an idea of potential reasons why your furnace is refusing to heat your home. It can help speed up...

Tips for saving energy during the winter

When winter arrives at our doorstep with extreme blizzards and negative temperatures, we turn to our furnaces to warm us up. That being said, the more heat we use, the more energy we use, and the more money we spend. Everyone likes to save as much cash and energy...

Should You Cover Your Air Conditioning Unit?

During the fall and winter seasons, you may encounter the question of whether or not you should cover your A/C unit. There are both positives and negatives for covering and not covering. Many reference sites will argue on way or another. The decision will be up to you. Covering...