End of Summer Maintenance

August 17, 2021

The end of summer is fast approaching, and performing maintenance on your air conditioner is important to maximize its lifespan. Following a few maintenance tips can help you reduce potential problems in the future while also enabling your system to operate more efficiently. Contacting an HVAC company is a great idea so that technicians can inspect your air conditioner after the summer is over. Here are a few main benefits of doing end-of-summer maintenance on your AC unit. 1. Cost-Effective One reason to consider doing end-of-summer maintenance on your AC system is that it will save

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Should I Turn Off My Gas Furnace in the Summer?

April 5, 2021

Summers in Lebanon, NJ, are warm and humid. You definitely won’t need the furnace, so you might wonder whether or not you should turn it off. Follow these tips to know if it is a good idea to turn off your gas furnace during the summertime. Turn it Off Yes, you should turn off your gas furnace in the summer. There are a few steps for doing this. You’ll begin at the thermostat. Switch your thermostat from the heat or auto setting to the cooling setting. Keeping the thermostat on cool means that your furnace won’t

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What is a Smart Thermostat?

January 10, 2021

When you want to adjust a home’s temperature, walking up to the thermostat and manually changing the setting is still the most common way to do so, but the arrival of the “smart thermostat” is changing things quite a bit. This tech-based system provides ways to save more money and regulate interior temperatures more conveniently. How a Smart Thermostat Works Like any traditional thermostat, a smart thermostat controls the furnace and air conditioning system in a home. However, a significant difference sets smart thermostats apart from traditional ones. Smart thermostats are programmable and integrated with

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How an HVAC System Makes or Breaks a Home Sale

November 18, 2020

As a general rule, it is much easier to sell your house when properly maintained. Furthermore, keeping your home in good condition can improve its resale value. Let’s look at the impact that your home’s HVAC has on the real estate sale process. Buyers Will Take Repairs Into Account When Making Offers A buyer may be willing to spend $5,000 on a new furnace or air conditioner after taking possession of your property. However, there is a good chance that whoever buys the home will ask that you reduce the home’s sale price by the

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What Is a Ductless Heat Pump?

October 20, 2020

Central HVAC systems are no longer the only way of keeping your home comfortable. A ductless heat pump is a special type of HVAC system with some unique benefits. If you’re considering this option for your home, it is helpful to learn a little about how ductless heat pumps work. How a Heat Pump Works A heat pump is a type of two-way HVAC system. Unlike furnaces that burn fuel to produce heat directly, a heat pump simply transfers heat from one area to the other. During summer, it can take heat from inside

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A Beginner’s Guide to HVAC

August 11, 2020

HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. If your home has a furnace and an air conditioner, you have an HVAC system. The following outlines the basics of your home’s HVAC system. Heating A furnace or other heating system is usually located in the garage or basement. It uses electricity, propane, or natural gas to generate heat. Heated air is blown throughout your home. Air returns through ducts back into the furnace, so air constantly cycles through your home when the furnace is operating. Air Conditioner Your air conditioning system has

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The Different Careers in HVAC

July 15, 2020

HVAC is one of the most important industries out there today. It is critical to every residential and commercial property. Let us take a closer look at some of the different careers in the HVAC industry. HVAC Engineer HVAC engineers work in the heart of the industry. They are responsible for analyzing various systems and engineering them to optimal functionality. They assess the layout of your home and which type of system would be best for your property. In a sense, HVAC engineers are jacks of all trades. They are very knowledgeable about all of the

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