Tales from a HVAC Life

Do You Need to Have Your Furnace Inspected Every Year?

Do you need to have your furnace inspected every year? The short answer is yes. Let’s start with what furnace manufacture suggest. Every one of them recommends yearly maintenance. Not only for safety but also for preventing issues in the future (preventive...

3 Signs You Need to Call a Furnace Technician

Blue flame Is not blue anymore Blue is what the color of the flame if your furnace is working correctly. Other colors such as yellow is not correct. There is probably a leak, and this will most definitely need attention. Don’t wait to call us on this one;...

10 Warning Signs Your Furnace Needs Maintenance

There’s an occasional nip in the air, days are getting shorter, and there is no denying winter is on the way.  While we may not be headed for arctic conditions, nighttime temperatures will soon be dropping into the 40s, and that is not cozy if your heating...

Hybrid Heating Systems

California leads the nation in earth-friendly options of all sorts, and heating is no exception. One of the energy saving choices you can consider is a Hybrid Dual-Fuel heating system. The industry has changed a lot in the last 20 years, and Hybrid systems...

How to choose the right company for your heating/ac needs

In our climate, it’s easy to forget that we need to care for our systems twice a year, in spring and winter.  Having your heating/cooling system checked twice a year to ensure it is in tip-top condition will end up saving you money in the long run. You...

Avoid these Common HVAC Mistakes that Cost Homeowners Money

Your HVAC system is vital to keeping you comfortable year-round. Being proactive about the health of your home system can save you both stress and money. Here are a few common HVAC mistakes that homeowners unknowingly fall into and a bit of advice on avoiding them....

HVAC Filters Affect Indoor Air Quality

The average American spends over 80% of their time indoors. For urban residents, infants and the elderly this percentage is likely to be even larger. Recent studies show that indoor air pollution is regularly two to fives times higher than outdoor air pollution. This...

Humidity: Controlling it is not only a summer issue

Overly dry air is one of the worst aspects of winter. Not only is it uncomfortable, but it can also cause real problems for your health and the health of your home and its contents. Both portable and central humidifiers help keep the humidity in the ideal range from...

Choosing a New Heating System

A home heating system no matter how well maintained will eventually wear out. When it does it needs to be replaced, many people feel it is easier to replace their heating systems with the same type but that may not be the best plan.   Before you replace your system,...

Humidity: Controlling it is Not Only a Summer Issue

Overly dry air is one of the worst aspects of winter. Not only is it uncomfortable, but it can also cause real problems for your health and the health of your home and its contents. Both portable and central humidifiers help keep the humidity in the ideal range from...

Willis Carrier Conditions Air

 In July of 1902 in Buffalo, New York, Willis Carrier invented modern air conditioning. At the time Carrier was working for the Buffalo Forge Company.  The Cornell University graduate was working on the problem of controlling both temperature and humidity within the...

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