Top 5 Tips for an Efficient HVAC System

There is nothing more frustrating than dealing with time-consuming and costly HVAC system breakdowns. Plus, it always seems that your AC breaks down in the summer and your heater breaks down in the winter—right when you need them most. Avoid these issues by taking...

Where Do Heat Pumps Work Best?

Heat pumps warm spaces by transferring heat from one spot to another, rather than by generating heat. For this reason, they are an excellent, energy-efficient choice as a heater or air conditioner—if your climate allows it. Heat pumps are not huge heat producers, so...

Reducing Home Energy Costs

The most common seasons for using our home heating and cooling systems are during the cold winter months, and the hot summer months. However, making sure your home is at a comfortable temperature during these months can result in higher utility bills. Rather than...

Overview of a Boiler System

During the winter months it is important to have a proper heating system for your home in order to stay comfortable. With many different options available, it can be difficult to decide which system is best for your needs. Knowing the function of each type of heating...

Replacing Your Boiler With a Furnace

Boilers are common central heating systems, but they can be costly if wear and tear leads to leaks and inefficiency. If your boiler is past its prime, you may want to look into converting to a furnace. Both furnaces and boilers are widely used today, and each one...

The Benefits of a Programmable Thermostat

A necessity for daily comfort, thermostats allow you to both easily control the temperature of your home or office as well as maintain an appropriate and constant temperature. Whether you adjust it manually or program set temperature points for certain times of the...

What Is an Air Handler and How Can It Help Me?

An air handler, often abbreviated AHU (air handling unit), makes up the heart and veins of your HVAC system. In a basic system, your air handler will use air from indoors, outdoors, or a combination, and use some type of heating or cooling element (usually a coil) to...