If you use a gas furnace or heat pump to heat your home, view our maintenance checklist to get ready for the season!
Cold weather is right around the corner, and that means one thing: it’s time for your furnace to kick it into overdrive. If you haven’t checked your system since spring, it’s time to get your furnace ready for upcoming weather changes. An inefficient furnace can leave you with cold spots and a high energy bill, so be sure to prepare your furnace for fall and winter with these easy tips.
Strange odors are a symptom that will put any homeowner on alert, especially when a home’s air conditioner smells bad when it’s turned on. The blast of cool air you feel when your air conditioner starts up should be the only thing you’re hit with – a sudden wave of stench is out of the ordinary. Learn what it means when your air conditioner emits unpleasant smells upon startup and what to do to avoid them in the future.
We’re into the hottest part of the year. Here are the top things you can do to save money and make your air conditioning unit as efficient as possible. As the summer heat cranks up, your air conditioning system may be under pressure to perform. According to the Department of Energy, we pitch in about 11 billion dollars a year to keep all those HVAC systems humming in hot weather.
Is your air conditioner blowing hot air? There’s a chance it’s low on refrigerant. When it comes to replacing air conditioner refrigerant, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency takes things pretty seriously. That’s because Section 608 of the Clean Air Act prohibits those without a professional certification from handling the air conditioner refrigerant in your unit.