HVAC

New Year, New Home Automation

What is Home Automation?

In today's modern world, there are many technological advances that have changed the way we live, including home automation. Home automation is one of the innovations that make our lives feel luxurious and convenient. Here are a few ideas to get started in home automation.

Lighting

Have you ever arrived home late in the evening and wished that you didn't have to fumble around looking for the right key to get inside your home? Perhaps maybe you always forget to turn off the porch lights before heading out to work.

What is a Heat Pump?

How can heat be pumped? Isn't that the first thing you think when you hear about a "heat pump"?

What To Do If Your HVAC Unit Stops Working

Complex issues of your Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system will always need the knowledge and trained and experienced hands of professionals. However, when you find that it stopped working, that does not always mean that the problem is something too complicated for the average person to handle. Sometimes a little snooping around and the simple double checking of things may actually suffice.

If comfortable, do these simple inspections before getting the assistance of a technician first to save you on money and time.

Do You Need A New HVAC Fan Coil?

There are a lot of working parts that go into your HVAC unit, one that may have to be replaced during the life of your unit is the Fan Coil. The Fan Coil is a piece of technology that first made its debut in the market during the 1970’s, but up to today it is still being used and chosen by some over more modern machines. Though there were close calls where it seemed to be losing its grip on the industry, it came back stronger and more advanced than its former counterparts.

DIY Vs. Professional HVAC Services

When your HVAC equipment is giving you problems, your first thought may be to do it yourself to save money. However, while there are some small fixes you can handle on your own, other repairs and tuneups should be done by a professional. Saving yourself money now by doing a shoddy job will only serve to give you headaches later when you have to shell out even more money for a professional to fix what you did.

When considering DIY vs. hiring an HVAC contractor, there are many factors that come into play, from the tools you have on hand to your budget.