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How Long Can an Air Conditioning Unit Last?

Every home understands the value of an air conditioner, especially during summer seasons. That’s the time when we all want to ensure that our HVAC systems are functioning well.

The Difference Between Commercial and Residential HVAC

Both residential and commercial HVAC units serve the purpose of cooling, ventilating, and heating your space. However, they vary drastically in terms of parts and mechanisms as your home needs and comfort are different from those at any non-residential building. L

How Long Does a Furnace Filter Last?

A furnace has never been more important as the world continues to see harsher temperatures, like colder winters. One thing that makes your furnace work properly is your filter, but these things don't last forever.

Understanding the Differences Between MERV Ratings

Pick up an air filter at the hardware store and you may notice that it has a "MERV" rating on it. You may be wondering "What is MERV?" It's a rating system developed by ASHRAE to provide consumers with a way to measure air filter efficiency.

Why is My Furnace Leaking Water?

When temperatures drop, you expect your furnace to keep you warm and comfortable, even if it's frigid outside. Having an HVAC professional inspect your furnace before temperatures drop can prevent unexpected and unpleasant surprises.

Boiler vs. Furnace vs. Heat Pump: What's the Difference?

Heating and cooling systems use a lot of energy. The right HVAC system will save you a significant amount of money every month. There are three common heating sources, and you have several options in each category.

4 Benefits of Having a Humidifier for Winter

As you turn on the heat when the temperatures drop, the moisture in the air stays the same, and the relative humidity drops, leading your home and everything in it to feel so dry.

5 Common HVAC Problems During the Winter

The cold winds of winter bring special challenges for keeping your home warm and comfortable. Certain HVAC problems occur almost exclusively due to the cold weather.

What is a Heat Pump and How Does it Work?

A heat pump is part of an HVAC system. It plays a big role in the winter time, summer time, and the months in between. During the winter, the heat pump helps to warm your home. During the summer, it can be reversed to cool off your home.

The Impact of Overheating Your Home

If you live in an extremely cold region of the country, heating your home is a necessity. However, overheating your home can cause problems for your health, create a financial burden and even impact the environment.

 


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