When it comes time to buy a new furnace, heat pump or air conditioner, it’s helpful to prioritize communicating with your HVAC contractor. Understanding a few common heating and cooling concepts will help you select the best type of equipment for your home and budget.
Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for December, 2012
If you want to improve the air quality inside your home, lower your cooling and heating bills, and extend the life of your equipment, make it a point to check your HVAC filter monthly. The air filter is the first line of defense against premature wear and high conditioning bills. Dirty filters slow the passage of air through the air handler, making your whole system run longer.
Fall is well underway, and now’s the perfect time to prepare your home for cooler weather that’s on the way. Before winter arrives, take time to complete some preventive maintenance projects that will protect your home and keep you comfortable through the cooler weather.
Heating with gas is one of the most efficient ways to warm your home, but when you’re running a gas furnace, safety has to come first. These recommendations can increase your safety, and your energy efficiency as well.
Have you scheduled you annual HVAC service visit yet? Making sure that your cooling system is in good shape might be a good idea, seeing as how you probably relied on it heavily throughout the hot Fresno summer. You should also have your heating system checked, right in time for winter. Use this guide when preparing for an annual service visit for your heating and cooling system:
Choosing an HVAC contractor can be a daunting task. You can ask your friends and neighbors or read reviews online, but nothing is as reliable as checking potential companies out for yourself.
If you’re like many San Joaquin Valley homeowners, you may be unaware of how important sealing ductwork is to your home comfort and energy efficiency. Since your home’s ductwork conducts warm or cool air throughout your house, it’s important that leaks aren’t allowing the conditioned air to escape. Sealing ductwork will help keep you warmer this winter, and also benefit both your pocketbook and the environment.
Is it time for a furnace upgrade in your San Joaquin Valley home? If your furnace or your heating bills gave you trouble last year, it may be time to consider a high-efficiency furnace upgrade. When shopping for your furnace upgrade, make sure you consider advanced energy-saving features.