Replacing Your Furnace With a Heat Pump: What You Need to Know

Replacing Your Furnace With a Heat Pump: What You Need to Know

Furnaces, heat pumps or electric heaters are important components of central air and heating systems found in most residential homes. But when your furnace or heater needs a repair, many HVAC maintenance companies will urge you to get a replacement. Here are some factors to review before you consider replacing your furnace or heat pump.

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How to Handle Your Commercial HVAC Emergency

How to Handle Your Commercial HVAC Emergency

Your HVAC system keeps your building running. That’s why it’s critical to develop a backup plan in the event of a critical HVAC failure. If it’s too late and you’re already experiencing an emergency, here are some quick tips from one of the most trusted air conditioning companies, Stone Heating and Air, to get your system back up …

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4 Reasons Your Thermostat Isn’t Reaching the Set Temperature

4 Reasons Your Thermostat Isn’t Reaching the Set Temperature

A thermostat not reaching the desired temperature may sound like a minor problem on paper, but it can be incredibly frustrating and uncomfortable when it happens. There are many possible reasons why a thermostat fails to perform properly. One of the leading home heating companies in the area discusses four of the most common ones in this …

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How Your Air Conditioner Gets “Stressed” During the Summer

How Your Air Conditioner Gets “Stressed” During the Summer

Your air conditioner keeps your home cool and comfortable during the summer months, especially August and September. However, this piece of cooling equipment can become “stressed” under intense conditions, potentially resulting in malfunctions or even a complete breakdown. In this article, one of the leading HVAC maintenance companies in the area discusses how your AC gets overworked …

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What Causes an AC Capacitor to Fail?

What Causes an AC Capacitor to Fail?

A capacitor is a small, cylindrical component that sends energy to the motor that powers the air conditioning system. It’s located inside the outdoor unit, also called the condenser, and can lose its efficiency with day-to-day wear and tear. In this article, HVAC replacement company Stone Heating and Air shares the common reasons for AC capacitor failure …

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The Pros and Cons of Different Ductwork Materials

The Pros and Cons of Different Ductwork Materials

A well-built heating and cooling system is an important component of any property. This includes the ductwork, or network of tubes that distribute air throughout the interior space. In this post, one of the leading home heating companies in the area discusses four different types of ducts you can install in your home, as well as their pros …

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Do I Need an HVAC Service Contract?

Do I Need an HVAC Service Contract?

If an HVAC contractor has ever done repair or maintenance work for you, they probably offered you an HVAC maintenance contract. Before dismissing this as mere upselling, you should pause and reconsider the benefits of an HVAC service contract.

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Air Filters: Dos and Don’ts

Air Filters: Dos and Don’ts

Your HVAC technician has probably advised you to replace your air filter regularly. Depending on your current living conditions and manufacturer recommendations, you’re supposed to change your air filter every one to three months. But there’s more to it than this when it comes to the proper care and use of air filters.

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HVAC Commissioning: Basic Facts & Advantages

HVAC Commissioning: Basic Facts & Advantages

HVAC commissioning is a crucial step in the design, construction, operation and maintenance of a commercial HVAC system. It ensures that a building’s HVAC system is installed correctly and operating in a way that meets the designer’s or building owner’s intent and specifications.

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Does Refrigerant Go Bad or Run Out?

Does Refrigerant Go Bad or Run Out?

A common misconception about refrigerants is that they’ll run out or go bad over time. According to the experts, this won’t happen, since refrigerant is good to last the lifetime of your equipment. If your cooling system is low on refrigerant, this can only mean trouble. Typically, systems with low refrigerant tend to waste energy …

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