Once I purchased my first home, I realized that I needed to do my part in caring for my home appliances. In addition to reading the user manuals for my kitchen appliances and state-of-the-art plumbing system, I realized that I also needed to do a little research about HVAC. Because I had no experience with HVAC systems, I called out a professional to teach me a thing or two. It was fascinating to talk with him, and I was able to take notes about all kinds of important topics, such as maintenance, troubleshooting, and even shopping for a new system. This blog is all about understanding HVAC guidelines.
20 August 2020
There is always something that is demanding your attention every single minute of the day. While you have many priorities, there is a good chance that your home's HVAC system is not one of them. However, it is important to understand that failing to prioritize the integral appliances in your home—or at least familiarizing yourself with the warning sign so failure—can and likely will lead to discomfort and costly repairs. One of the most common signs of a failing HVAC system in the home is an unusual smell.
23 July 2020
Installing an AC air handler in the living room will make the space comfortable during the hot summer months. However, the efficiency of the indoor unit will depend on where you place it. As a rule of thumb, you should install the air handler high up on a wall. Since warm air rises, it will get cooled as it rises, and this will create a comfortable space. But how do you decide on which wall to install the unit?
15 May 2020
The thermostat triggers the cooling and off cycles of the air conditioner (AC). Thus, your AC might run continuously, fail to run, or run inefficiently if the thermostat malfunctions. Below are some common problems that plague thermostats and lead to inefficient cooling. 1. Poor Placement The thermostat works best if it can read the actual temperature in the house. Your thermostat will read the wrong temperature if you have not installed it in the right place.
15 May 2020
Soot on or around your heating system is a concern. The more soot you have, the more serious the problem is. Here are some reasons for too much soot on a furnace, plus potential effects. Causes Here are some of the reasons for an unusual soot buildup. 1. Incomplete Combustion: Soot is a common byproduct of combustion — it represents incomplete combustion. Thus, a high degree of incomplete combustion leads to more soot produced.
15 April 2020
In these uncertain times, businesses are making a concerted effort to maintain cleanliness within their commercial spaces. Deep cleaning is happening more frequently, and businesses are using sanitizing products to help control the spread of contaminants. One part of your commercial building that might get overlooked during the cleaning process is your HVAC system. A number of contaminants can compromise the efficiency of your HVAC system and put the health of your employees and customers at risk.