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  • Air Conditioning

    The latest posts for Air Conditioning are listed below.
    • Five Air Conditioning Enemies You Need to Be Aware Of

      You depend on your air conditioner to keep you cool when summer cranks up the temperature, and that means you likely want to take care to protect and preserve it. However, your air conditioner could also face any one of a number of different “enemies” every single day. What do these enemies have in common? Simple: you might not expect them or realize just how damaging they could be to your system. ...
    • Why Spring is the Best Time for A/C Maintenance

      Springtime is upon us! Soon the weather will be warming up, plants will be coming back to life, and you’ll be trading out your winter coats for shorts and t-shirts as summer approaches. What that also means is it’s only a matter of time before rising temperatures will have you rushing to your thermostat and firing up your air conditioner to stay cool comfortable in your home. Is your air ...
    • What Are Air Conditioning Coils?

      Do you know how your air conditioner works? If the answer is no, don’t worry, you’re actually not that much different from the majority of homeowners. Most people simply know that air goes in to the system, gets cooled, and comes back out, but the process that actually cools the air is somewhat of a mystery to many people. The answer lies in two extremely important pieces of equipment: your coils. ...

    Air Quality

    The latest posts for Air Quality are listed below.
    • Key Benefits of an Air Purifier

      Are you suffering from allergies? What about having difficulty breathing? Do your eyes always seem to be dry and you can’t stop your uncontrollable sneezing? These are all symptoms of poor air quality, and they can each make your life miserable. However, you can do something about it: air purifiers are generally fairly inexpensive, can be added to any home, and can help you solve your indoor air ...

    Duct Cleaning

    The latest posts for Duct Cleaning are listed below.
    • Why Is Duct Size So Important?

      When selecting a new air conditioner, your HVAC sales consultant will likely emphasize just how important it is that you choose a unit that’s the right size for your home. Select a system that’s too small and it’ll run for hours on end while struggling to keep your home at the ideal temperature. Select one that’s too big and it’ll create air pressure issues in your home, short cycle, and waste a ...
    • Four Signs You Need to Clean Your Ducts

      When an issue pops up, most people tend to automatically target their heater or air conditioner as the source of the issue. However, they’re often frustrated when their best efforts don’t lead to better results. What they may not realize is that the cause of their problems might not be in their heater or air conditioner itself, but in the ducts that they use to carry the air throughout their home. ...

    Energy Efficient Solutions

    The latest posts for Energy Efficient Solutions are listed below.
    • Why Switch to a Smart Thermostat?

      Your heating and air conditioning systems are controlled by a remarkably simple device known as a thermostat. For many years, the technology behind these devices remained relatively stagnant as the need for changes never really developed. However, this is no longer the case today; thermostats are now equipped with advanced computing technology and refined programming that allow them to perform ...
    • Save Money on Utilities by Not Running Your Heater!

      Nearly half of the energy the average American household consumes is dedicated to heating and cooling, which means if you’re looking for ways to save money, reducing those costs is a good place to start. When winter’s frigid temperatures cause thermometer readings to drop, many people all around the Fredericksburg and Kerrville area fire up their furnaces to try and stay warm. However, if you’re ...
    • Heating Pads versus Electric Blankets

      Heating pads consist of small, electrically warmed pads that are typically no smaller than 12 square inches. They plug into walls and generate heat which you can control with a remote built into the power cord. The covers of these pads can be removed and machine washed. The following are the benefits of heating pads: Relieve arthritis, back pain, as well as neck and shoulder tension . The small ...

    Heating

    The latest posts for Heating are listed below.
    • Save Money on Utilities by Not Running Your Heater!

      Nearly half of the energy the average American household consumes is dedicated to heating and cooling, which means if you’re looking for ways to save money, reducing those costs is a good place to start. When winter’s frigid temperatures cause thermometer readings to drop, many people all around the Fredericksburg and Kerrville area fire up their furnaces to try and stay warm. However, if you’re ...
    • What? My Heater Can Freeze?

      If your heater stops producing warm air and automatically shuts off, you might be wondering what’s wrong with it. Believe it or not, your coils may have frozen over. What? A frozen heater? It’s true; while it sounds like a ridiculous oxymoron, it’s possible for the coils in your heat pump to freeze over, causing your precious heater to stop functioning when you need it most. Let’s take a closer ...
    • Three Common Winter Heating Problems

      Winter time means cooler temperatures, and these cooler temperatures mean lots of extra use for your heater. Unfortunately, with extra use comes extra wear and tear, and an increased chance that your system might break down completely. In many cases these breakdowns happen to the same common part that’s heavily used, making the issue simple to diagnose. Here are some of the most common winter ...

    HVAC Maintenance

    The latest posts for HVAC Maintenance are listed below.
    • Five Air Conditioning Enemies You Need to Be Aware Of

      You depend on your air conditioner to keep you cool when summer cranks up the temperature, and that means you likely want to take care to protect and preserve it. However, your air conditioner could also face any one of a number of different “enemies” every single day. What do these enemies have in common? Simple: you might not expect them or realize just how damaging they could be to your system. ...
    • Why Spring is the Best Time for A/C Maintenance

      Springtime is upon us! Soon the weather will be warming up, plants will be coming back to life, and you’ll be trading out your winter coats for shorts and t-shirts as summer approaches. What that also means is it’s only a matter of time before rising temperatures will have you rushing to your thermostat and firing up your air conditioner to stay cool comfortable in your home. Is your air ...
    • Why is Freon So Expensive?

      If you’ve ever found yourself in need of a minor repair for an older air conditioning and heating system, you may have been shocked and baffled when your technician handed you their price quote. How in the world could something as simple as a recharge be so expensive? The answer to this is fairly simple: if you have an older system, it might run on R-22 Freon refrigerant, which now runs anywhere ...

    Tax Credits

    The latest posts for Tax Credits are listed below.
    • Make Your Home More Energy Efficient Last Year? You May Be Eligible for Tax Credits

      Homeowners who took 2016 to make their homes more energy efficient may be eligible for certain tax credits. The federal government offered two credits for the 2016 tax year, including the Nonbusiness Energy Property Credit and the Residential Energy Efficiency Property Credit. These credits are good through the 2016 year, except for any of the solar credits, which are valid through 2019 and then ...

    Thermostats

    The latest posts for Thermostats are listed below.
    • Why Switch to a Smart Thermostat?

      Your heating and air conditioning systems are controlled by a remarkably simple device known as a thermostat. For many years, the technology behind these devices remained relatively stagnant as the need for changes never really developed. However, this is no longer the case today; thermostats are now equipped with advanced computing technology and refined programming that allow them to perform ...
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