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A Guide for Finding the Right Furnace

April 17, 2018

When the time hits to replace an old heating system, finding the right furnace that can keep your home comfortable, delivers reasonable utility costs and is within budget are key factors in such an important decision that will affect your household for many winters. The first step in choosing the right furnace is to select…

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How to Tell if Your Gas Furnace is Operating Properly

March 12, 2015

The condition of your gas furnace can have a major impact on your home’s energy cost and the health of your family. While your HVAC professional can give you the best analysis of your system’s performance, you are still able to estimate its condition by inspecting it periodically. Make sure your furnace is: Quiet. Often furnace noises are created during normal operation. Pings,…

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Common Odor Issues with High Efficiency HVAC Units & How to Prevent Them

February 27, 2015

After purchasing a high efficiency HVAC unit, you might be surprised when your system starts putting out a nasty odor. “Dirty sock syndrome” and other odor-based issues are relatively common in high efficiency HVAC units. Discover some causes of HVAC odors and what can be done to prevent them. Causes of Odors in High Efficiency HVAC…

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Find Out How Long a Gas Furnace Should Last in Your Austin Home

February 20, 2015

When you invest in a gas furnace for your Austin home, you should expect to receive many years of reliable service from your system. But how long can your gas furnace last in our climate? It depends on several of the following factors. Average expected lifespan: Gas furnaces can operate between 12 to 15 years. Outside factors will…

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Advanced Features That Give Heat Pumps Improved Performance

February 10, 2015

Today’s technological improvements have wonderfully enhanced the year-round performance of heat pumps. These new particular features may help you get the most comfort, energy savings and versatility out of such an innovative appliance. Compressor Options The compressor in your heat pump alters the pressure of the refrigerant, which allows it to carry heat to and from your home.…

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When the Heat Pump Acts Up, Here's What to Do

December 22, 2014

In some climates, choosing a heat pump for your cooling and heating needs offers an energy efficient alternative to separate furnace and air conditioner equipment. Although heat pumps do have limitations, in extremely cold weather especially, steps can be followed to keep your unit operating at peak efficiency while extending your heat pump’s operational lifespan.…

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