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  • How an Air Conditioner Works - The Refrigeration Cycle

    How an Air Conditioner Works | The Refrigeration Cycle

    August 18th, 2017
    Why does school go so slow but summer vacation goes so fast? While we may not be able to answer that mystery, we can certainly help you get in the school state of mind by answering the question: How does an air conditioner work? How Does an Air Conditioner Work? There are two laws of physics that we should review
  • DIY vs Professional Duct Sealing - Service Champions

    DIY Duct Sealing vs. Professional Duct Sealing

    August 11th, 2017
    It’s no surprise that energy bills go up during heavy use months (summer and winter). But if your utility bills are unusually high and the home never seems to get comfortable, you could have a problem with your air ducts. Ducts that to move air to and from your central HVAC system are notoriously inefficient. Even perfectly sealed and insulated
  • 10 Benefits of Nest Learning Thermostat

    10 Reasons to Use the Nest Learning Thermostat

    August 4th, 2017
    No more thinking about how to program your thermostat. Nest self-learning thermostats make it easy to save money and energy on heating and cooling costs by learning and adapting to your schedule automatically. It also shows you how energy is used in your home and sends cute cues to save even more. Most people aren’t using their programmable thermostats properly
  • Home Sellers: Should You Replace Your HVAC System?

    Home Sellers: Should You Replace Your HVAC System?

    August 3rd, 2017
    Today's home buyers are savvy shoppers, with a list of features they want to find in the home they ultimately decide to purchase. Because of this, home owners who want to sell, often have to make careful decisions about any upgrades and renovations that may need to be done. Since buyers are sure to want a home with a reliable
  • Why is water leaking from my AC unit?

    Why Is Water Leaking from My A/C Unit?

    July 28th, 2017
    If you type “Why is water leaking…” into Google Search, one of the suggested choices is almost always “Why is water leaking from my A/C?” Many people consult the internet when issues arise with their heating and cooling equipment. Wondering about the cause of water leaks is especially prevalent during the summer months. What many HVAC owners don’t know is
  • 8 Tips for Saving on Water Heating this Summer

    8 Tips for Saving on Water Heating this Summer

    July 25th, 2017
    From beach day to laundry day, summer usually means an increase in the amount of water we use on a daily basis.  Fortunately, you don’t need that water to be quite as hot as you would in the winter (cold showers when it’s 40 degrees outside? No thank you!).  But keeping water hot is both necessary and expensive.  It’s necessary
  • Why is A/C Blowing Warm Air?

    Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Warm Air?

    July 21st, 2017
    After celebrating a sun-filled Independence Day, it’s clear that summer is in full swing. While barbecues and pool parties are great ways to enjoy the summer season, we all rely on the comfort of our homes to provide much needed respite from the heat. This is when we count on our air conditioners the most. This is also the busiest
  • Sign up for HVAC Maintenance and be an MVP

    July 18th, 2017
    We recommend getting your HVAC system maintained twice a year, typically in spring and fall.  For many people, remembering when their last maintenance was and when they need to schedule a new service is a difficult task.  With so much else going on in our lives, it’s easy to forget.  The truth is, you take excellent care of your care,
  • How to Choose the Best HVAC Contractor

    How to Choose the Right HVAC Contractor for the Job

    July 14th, 2017
    When you need heating and cooling replacement or repair services, choosing the right HVAC contractor for the job is the most important part of the process. It can also be the most daunting. If you work with the right company, then the quality of work will reflect that. If you work with the wrong contractor, however, you may be one
  • Air Conditioner Maintenance for Your Car

    Air Conditioner Maintenance for Your Car

    July 11th, 2017
    With higher temps being the peak during the day, being trapped in a hot car isn’t fun.  Rolling down the windows won’t always suffice either.  Fortunately, the air conditioner in your car functions in a similar fashion to the system you find in your home.  A compressor changes the pressure of a refrigerant to help cycle cool air into the
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