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Here’s How Zone Control Can Help You

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Of course, you, like many homeowners, could probably do well with a few extra dollars at the end of the month. Saving money is always a priority, and today, we are going to be letting you in on a little secret of ours. We are going to be discussing just one way that you can drastically improve your heating (or cooling) efficiency, in order to save money on costly HVAC repairs and monthly utility costs.

Installing a zone control system in your home is one way to improve your home’s energy efficiency. These systems grant homeowners ultimate control over their HVAC systems, changing the ways in which they are able to interact with them. A zone control system is definitely a worthwhile investment, and below, we are going to tell you why. Keep reading to find out more information! 

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A Reminder That Your Heat Pump Needs Bi-Annual Maintenance

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Spring is coming to an end, and people are scrambling to get their homes ready for the heat of summer. If you’re using a heat pump, you may think that you’re already set for the summer season because you had your system checked six months ago. That’s actually not the case. Unlike other systems, heat pumps actually need bi-annual maintenance in order to remain in top operating condition. Let’s take a look at why that is.

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If Your Ductless System Isn’t Heating, This Might be Why

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

It’s more than a little unpleasant to turn on your ductless heating system expecting heat, only to be greeted with a blast of cold air. If you’re using a ductless system to keep warm this winter, and it’s suddenly not putting out any heat, there could be a couple of different reasons why. Let’s take a look at why your ductless system may not be heating, and what you should do about it.

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When to Replace Your Ductless Heating System

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Ductless heating systems last about as long as any other heating system, as long as you take proper care of them. While you can get your ductless heater to give you a good couple of decades of service, eventually it will reach the end of its life. It is a good idea to be able to recognize when your ductless heating system is getting close to that point, so that you can get it replaced as soon as possible. Otherwise, you may have it break down on you at a very inconvenient time. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need a new ductless heating system.

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Watch for These Heat Pump Problems This Winter

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Heat pumps are just as susceptible to issues as any other system, and just like any other system they are most susceptible to problems during the winter. If you’re using a heat pump to keep warm this winter, you should know the signs that your system is in need of repairs. Otherwise, your heat pump may unexpectedly break down in the middle of one of the coldest months of the year. In order to prevent that from happening, let’s take a look at some of the common problems that can afflict heat pumps and the symptoms that come with them.

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If Your Heat Pump Isn’t Heating, This Might Be Why

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Heat pumps are well known for their ability to switch back and forth between heating and cooling modes. In fact, that’s often the reason that homeowners install them in the first place. This ability is granted by a part called the “reversing valve,” which directs the flow of refrigerant through the system. If the valve develops problems, though, your heat pump may suddenly be unable to switch between modes. If your heat pump seems to be stuck in the air conditioning mode this winter, a reversing valve issue is probably the cause. Let’s take a closer look at how the reversing valve functions, and the problems it may run into.

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Should I Be Worried About Ice on My Heat Pump?

Monday, December 21st, 2015

If you’re using a heat pump this winter, you may notice ice building up on the outer casing of the outside unit. Don’t panic! Heat pump ice isn’t necessarily a problem in and of itself. However, monitoring the ice levels on your heat pump is a good way to determine whether or not another problem has occurred in your system. Let’s take a look at why ice accumulates on a heat pump, and when it indicates that there is another problem in the system.

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The Advantages of Winter Heat Pump Installation

Monday, December 14th, 2015

If you’re in the market for a new heating system, you may be tempted to just get another version of whatever it is you had before. For most homeowners, that would be either a gas or electric furnace. Before you do that, though, you should take a look at the other heating options available on the market. Not all heating solutions are good for all situations, and it’s important to be sure that the one you have is the best for your needs. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the advantages of installing a heat pump in your home this winter.

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Ductless Problems to Watch for This Winter

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Ductless systems offer a lot of advantages, but they still experience problems just like any other heating system. If you’re using a ductless system to keep warm this winter, you should keep an eye out for a number of different problems that commonly crop up. These problems are progressive, which means they will worsen the longer that they are allowed to develop. So keep an eye out for these symptoms so that you can call for repairs as soon as possible.

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Why You Should Consider Installing a Heat Pump This Summer

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Summer is upon us, and air conditioners across the country are starting to see daily use. Some homeowners, however, find themselves in the position of having to find a replacement for their air conditioners. Maybe their systems are just old and broken down. Maybe they just want a more effective cooling solution. No matter what the reason, though, the important thing is to realize that there are more options available than the traditional centralized air conditioner. One of these options is the heat pump. Let’s take a closer look at the heat pump, and the advantages of installing one.

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