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Why You Should Make Use of a Programmable Thermostat

Good Idea! If you want to reduce the amount of money you are spending on your heating and cooling bill, then a programmable thermostat is something to consider. Programmable thermostats have been in around for three decades now and have proven to reduce energy consumption. This type of thermostat works to change temperatures at times [...]

10 Ways to Make Sure Your House is Warm in the Winter

Seasons Come and Go The seasonal clock keeps ticking and turning. The spring gives say to summer and now the fall has stepped aside for winter. The cold has arrived and adjustments will be necessary. You can move the thermostat the opposite way from the summer setting and your HVAC system will respond. Just to [...]

8 Ways to Help the Animals Breathe Easier

Pets give us their best and one of our responsibilities as owners is the help them breathe easier when they are inside the home. Yes. HVAC systems and indoor air quality can impact the health of pets. Most often, you will read information about how pets impact the quality of air inside a home. This [...]

Super HVAC Tips for Your Sunroom

American Style When family and friends come over, it is always nice to sit in the sunroom. Many family memories have been made with glasses of tea in the summer sitting in a sunroom or the front porch.  The whole situation began when folks would migrate from the dinner table and want to feel the [...]

Amazing Ways to Hide Your Outside AC Unit

The outside portion of your HVAC system is necessary for the performance of the system. It houses the condenser, compressor, cooling fins, tubes and a fan. It is where heat is dispersed to the atmosphere. However, the very common square cover sitting outside is not often thought of as an architectural achievement. Here are some [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Air to Air Heat Pumps! (Finally)

Heat Pumps An air to air heat pump is a mechanical device that moves heat from an evaporator to a condenser in either residential or commercial applications. This system can be reversed by the use of a reversing valve which allows for a space to either be heated or cooled. Heat pumps are efficient distributors [...]

Understanding Electrical Resistance Heating Will Make You More Money!

Electrical Resistance The measurement of electrical resistance is a determination of the amount of difficulty an electrical current encounters as it passes along and through a conductor. Conductance is the opposite measurement and is a determination of the ease with which the current passes through the conductor. Use of Electricity Electricity is an efficient way [...]

What Everyone Is Saying About Gas Fired Forced Air Heating

Heating Process Gas fired, forced air heating systems use a fuel source that is kept under constant low pressure being fed to a burner. There is a blower that forces air through the heat exchanger, to the ductwork, then to the heat registers located throughout the structure. The type of burner is either an electric [...]

Heating and Air Conditioning Systems

Heating Gas Fired Gravity Heating System Heating and air conditioning systems include this type of heating that uses propane, LP gas, artificial gas and natural gas as the fuel source. The fuel is controlled by a pressure regulator that allows the gas to be sent to the burner. The fuel is kept under low pressure [...]

8 Types of Electric Motors

Types of Motors Electricity drives electric motors and motors drive and control HVAC and refrigeration systems. Therefore, an understanding of the types is important. Each type will do a certain task at certain frequencies and duration. External Drive Motors External drive motors are found outside the housing of a compressor. A belt connects the compressor [...]