Refrigerants 101

May 20, 2019

Refrigerants are vital for air conditioning and heat pump systems.  These fluids act as the transport vehicles for heat from your home to outside in the summer (and vice versa for heat pumps during the winter).  Over the years, various chemicals have been used in an attempt to get the right balance of properties for […]

Repair or Replace?

March 8, 2019

Sometimes, it makes sense to repair your equipment as opposed to replacing it.  But will a repair be all you need to keep your equipment running, or will it just serve as a quick fix and leave you sweating in front of the fan within a few days? The reason for either solution can vary–let […]

It’s Important to Change or Clean Your Air Filters

November 30, 2018

Air filters are often an underappreciated part of your HVAC system.  It seems filters are such a small part of the system that we sometimes don’t realize how important they are.  Everyone knows filters catch pollen and dust that could circulate throughout your home, lowering indoor air quality.  But a clogged filter can turn against you.  […]