September 29, 2020
Air filters are designed to protect HVAC systems from particles and microorganisms in household air. They’re only able to accomplish this job for a set amount of time before it starts getting too dirty. Once a filter becomes clogged, it can’t do its job properly and can actually harm your HVAC system. This damage comes from the lack of airflow …
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February 26, 2019
The performance of your furnace directly affects your comfort, but it also impacts your energy bills and ongoing expenses for repairs and maintenance. If you’re unsure whether your furnace performance is up to par, now’s the ideal time to assess it based on some key post-winter performance metrics.
January 24, 2019
You may have heard of radiant heating and boilers and wondered if either of these heating options is a good one for your home. Nearly all homes in Florida use forced-air furnaces or heat pumps rather than boilers, and if they use radiant heat, it’s more likely in the form of space heaters.
October 23, 2018
Condensing furnaces offer plenty of advantages over their traditional counterparts. Not only do they offer improved reliability and energy efficiency, but they also provide better comfort for your home. Here are a few compelling reasons to upgrade to the latest in residential heating technology.
October 18, 2018
Changing a furnace filter (actually, it’s the same filter your air conditioner uses as well) can be confusing. Depending on where it’s located, you may need some help accessing it and replacing it.
May 23, 2017
Homeowners who are searching for a new furnace have multiple efficiency options available. However, the best performance and highest efficiency can be found only in a modulating furnace. Here is a brief description of modulating furnaces and how they provide superior comfort along with excellent efficiency.
April 13, 2017
A gas leak in your home or business is a serious safety risk that cannot be ignored. The following information describes several gas leak signs and provides guidance on what to do if you suspect a gas leak in your building.
February 14, 2017
Winter is pretty moderate here in Orlando, but we do get those occasional cold fronts when we need to crank up the heat. Although furnaces are generally a very reliable means of heating, things can go wrong, particularly if you don’t get regular annual preventative maintenance. But before you pick up the phone to call …
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January 12, 2017
When the weather cools and you turn your furnace on for the first time, you’re probably aware of a burning smell. In general, that’s just dust that has accumulated in the heat exchanger over the months since you last used the furnace. The dust burns off quickly so that after a few minutes to an …
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November 17, 2016
Cooler winter weather in the Orlando areas means that you’ll soon be needing to turn on your furnace. For households with a gas furnace, there are several tasks that need to be done to ensure that the heating system works safely and efficiently. Perform preventive maintenance: Call your HVAC service professional and schedule a preventive …
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