If your home's heat pump has a habit of freezing up during extremely cold winter storms, then you will be pleased to discover that you can take many proactive steps to prevent it from happening again this winter, including the following: Proactive Step: Build Weather Protection and Proper Drainage Channels Around the Exterior Heat Pump Unit While your heat pump unit must be installed outdoors and in an area with ample ventilation, it really does need to be protected from wind and moisture to work at its peak.
1 October 2017
One of the complaints most people have about air conditioning and heating in general is that the air in the room becomes very dry, which affects their sinuses, eyes, and skin. The problem is compounded if someone has to sit in the path of the air blowing through the vent. There are ways to combat this dry air, though, so that your home stays cool and comfortable instead of cool or comfortable.
23 January 2017
Of all of the upgrades you can make to your home, choosing the proper heating and cooling systems could easily be one of the most intimidating. This is highly relative to the fact that whichever system you choose will have a direct impact on how much you pay for heating and cooling expenses in the long term. On a search for heating and cooling efficiency, you are bound to come across geothermal systems.
5 January 2017
As the weather gets colder, utility bills for heating are going up. Energy efficiency of many old heating systems in homes is outdated and inefficient. There are modern systems that reduce the amount of energy used to heat your home. A new energy efficient heating system for your home will help ensure your heating costs do not go through the roof. Here are a few of the most efficient systems that can help:
13 December 2016
The air conditioning system that is attached to your home may be an easy component of the house to overlook. However, it is a regrettable fact that there are some individuals that suffer from severe allergies. For these individuals, air conditioning systems can cause a worsening of allergy symptoms. Once you are informed about the following answers to commonly asked air conditioning questions allergy sufferers often have, you will be better prepared to minimize the effects your air conditioning system has on your symptoms.
14 October 2016
Condenser coils are exposed to the elements, which means that bugs, leaves, and all sorts of yard debris can get caught in your coils. Dirty coils may not seem like a big deal, but they can reduce your overall system efficiency by up to 30%. Thus, in order to keep your system running at the optimum level and save yourself money, you need to know how to clean your coils.
11 August 2016
Air conditioners work hard during the summer months to keep your home cool and comfortable. Unfortunately, both minor and severe issues can suddenly occur that make your air conditioner a lot less effective. Whether your unit is blowing out warm air or is freezing over, you'll be faced with the tough question: "Should you replace the unit or repair it?" If you aren't sure whether you should replace or repair, don't fret.
18 July 2016
Before cooling season starts, you want to make sure that your air conditioner is in good shape. Doing that will make sure that your air conditioner is in good shape and runs as efficiently as possible. The more efficiently your air conditioner runs, the less your cooling bills are going to be, which is always a good thing for you. There are several things that you can do to make sure that your AC is ready to go.
1 June 2016
As the temperature drops going into winter, so does the level of humidity in the air. Dry indoor air in the winter is more than an annoyance. It can cause health problems, and it can also be taxing on your HVAC system. Here's a closer look at how dry indoor air impacts you and your furnace, and what you can do about it. How does dry indoor air affect you?
9 February 2016
A furnace that breaks down should warrant an immediate call to a contractor (such as one from Absolute Comfort Heating & Air Conditioning) who can visit your home and get the system up and running quickly. A house without a functional furnace can lead to issues such as frozen pipes, which can create a considerable repair bill. If you have a short wait ahead of you before the contractor can get the necessary parts to repair your furnace, there's no sense in being miserable and shivering in the cold.
8 December 2015