If heating problems should occur this winter, which HVAC part is most likely to be the culprit? Gas-fired furnaces are sturdy, reliable units with a typically long and mostly trouble-free service life. Still, like any mechanical device, malfunctions may occur due to wear and tear on an HVAC part or simply the passage of time.
Furnace heat output can have a direct impact on your indoor comfort this winter. It’s also a factor in monthly heating bills, as well as impacting decisions about which type of furnace to purchase if you’re upgrading. Short for British Thermal Units, BTU is the common metric for expressing units of heat. Furnaces actually have two […]
As average low temperatures may dip into the 40s on winter nights here in Arizona, the type of duct materials in your home can make a difference. The span of ductwork that distributes warm air throughout the house also impacts your comfort and costs. In winter, ductwork must retain heat effectively, minimizing loss due to conduction […]
Do you have central heating that’s delivered by a furnace or a heat pump? Either type of equipment is an excellent way to heat your home. Did you know that there are also alternate heating methods that are nice to have at your disposal? Sometimes it’s fun for just the ambience that these methods provide; at other times, these […]
The thermostat lets you communicate with your HVAC system to keep your indoor climate safe and comfortable. If it’s outdated or broken, it can downgrade your comfort and harm your health. But how do you know when it’s time for thermostat replacement? Here are the top warning signs that indicate you need a thermostat replacement.