Putting the "V" Back into HVAC: Ventilation Strategies and Successes

When Your Furnace Flame Sensor Malfunctions

When a furnace stops working, it is not always because some big or complex part has broken. Often, furnace failure can be blamed on a small, but vital, component. One component that tends to fail from time to time is the flame sensor. This part is meant to detect whether there is a flame on the burner and open the gas valve if there is. If there is no flame, the flame sensor will keep the gas valve closed so you don't get a gas leak. Read More 

5 Signs You Need AC Repair Services This Winter

As the winter season approaches, homeowners should be aware of certain signs that indicate their air conditioning system needs attention. While many people may think that AC systems are only necessary during the summer months, they can actually require repair and maintenance in order to function properly during the cooler months as well. To ensure that you have a comfortable and energy-efficient home this winter, it is important to recognize the 5 signs below which could mean you need AC repair services. Read More 

How To Lower Your Heating Bills

Heating your home can drive up your energy bills. However, keeping your home warm, especially during winter, shouldn't leave your pockets drained. The idea of staying in a comfortable and cozy house on a chilly day without having to pay a high utility bill is what you should look forward to. Below are tips to help you reduce your household's heating costs. Dress Warmly for the Cold Weather Wearing heavy clothes during winter will keep you warm without turning on the furnace. Read More 

Can You Tell If You Need To Replace Your Heating Pump? 3 Common Telltale Signs

The efficiency of your heat pump depends on how well you maintain and service it. However, a point comes in the unit's lifespan that the wear and tear will demand more than maintenance and repairs. You must note that trying to make minor fixes to the appliance beyond this point will only lead to losses. As such, you want to be keen on the telltale signs of a unit that has outlived its efficiency. Read More 

Retrofitting An Older Home? Helpful AC Installation Tips

In recent months, the scarcity of available homes has caused many buyers to take a chance on homes that they would have overlooked in a less-crowded real estate market. An older home in need of considerable updating is an example of one of these homes. If the home was built several decades ago and was not equipped with central air conditioning, the new owner will likely need to determine the best way to retrofit it with a cooling system. Read More