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How to Prepare Your HVAC System for Spring

How to Prepare Your HVAC Air Conditioning System for Spring

Spring is the season to spring into action against poor indoor air quality and winter clutter. It’s also the ideal time to prepare your HVAC system for the warmer upcoming months. Since it still feels like winter, not many homeowners are prioritizing getting their HVAC system prepped for spring. Soon spring will bring forth a

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Why HVAC Air Filters Are So Important

Why HVAC Air Filters Are So Important

When was the last time you changed your air filter? When it comes to home comfort, it’s often the little things that make a huge difference. Change your air filter every month during heavy use months, and at least every 3 months during off-peak times. By changing your filter on a monthly basis (or as

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Poor Indoor Air Quality Warning Signs

Poor Indoor Air Quality Warning Signs

Shifting weather, extended daylight—all signs point to spring! There are many ways to improve your home each season. Spring brings renewed attention to indoor air quality. Pollen from fresh blooms is just one of the things to keep at bay, especially if you have asthma or respiratory concerns. Below is a list of common indoor

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Sizing a Heat Pump: Heat Pump Load Calculations

Heat Pump Sizing Load Calculations

Many homes in the San Francisco Bay Area use a heat pump to provide energy-efficient heating and air-conditioning. A heat pump functions as typical central air conditioner in the summer; in the winter, the refrigeration cycle reverses itself to pump heat from the outdoors into your home. Instead of using combustion fuel, heat pumps use

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7 Benefits of Forced Air Furnaces

Forced Air Furnace Benefits and Advantages

A forced air furnace is a heating system that burns either gas, fuel oil, or propane for heat. Using return ducts, it takes air from inside your home, heats it, then delivers the warm air back into your home via supply ducts. Forced air furnaces have many advantages over other home heating methods. Below are

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7 Home Heating System Types 

7 Heating System Types

It can be hard to let go of your old heating system and commit to a new one you hardly know. If you have an aging unit that needs replacement, however, it can be exciting to see the variety of heating technologies available as replacement options. All of these systems come in different models and

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