Air Conditioning Experts Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Is Ductless Heating Possible for My Home?

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Our mission is to help local homeowners stay comfortable through all seasons. But that isn’t always easy if your home isn’t set up for comfort. Some local homes were designed without any ductwork, which means no means of ventilation through which to bring warm or cool air.

The good news is that there is a way for nearly any home to get heat throughout, without the hassle of hooking up portable or temporary heaters and without the need for major renovations: ductless heating and cooling.

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How to Tell If Your Furnace Is Safe

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Properly-sized, well-maintained furnaces are some of the most efficient heating systems for homes in Decatur, GA. But how can you tell if your heating system is safe? Luckily, today’s heaters are safer than they’ve ever been before, with safety switches and extra precautions to prevent problems with carbon monoxide (CO) leaks or overheating.

Still, there is always a small chance of danger, especially if your heating system and home do not get the attention they need. Here’s how you can tell if your furnace is safe.

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Are You Taking Good Care of Your Heating System?

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Many of us are still adjusting to the winter weather, and we rely on our heating systems to limit the chill to the outdoors only. We hope our heaters will work throughout the winter, but that’s not enough to keep yours running!

Preventative maintenance is the only way to ensure that your heater works its best all winter long. Are you taking good care of your heating system? See our checklist to find out.

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Why Does My Outside Unit Run When the Heater Is On?

Monday, December 19th, 2016

If you purchased a home with heating and air conditioning already included, you might not know much about the comfort systems in place. You may assume that the systems work like the heating and air conditioning equipment you’ve had in the past. And, often, that means a separate air conditioning and heating system.

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What You Gain Using Your Home’s Thermostat Away from Home

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Computers, phones, and cars have changed so much in the last couple of decades. Most likely, you’re not rolling up your car’s window with a crank or typing in phone numbers by memory. So why do you have the same old thermostat on the wall of your house?

A smart thermostat makes home comfort…well…smarter! The thermostat is mounted on the wall, in order to monitor the temperature and make it easy for anyone within the house to make adjustments. In fact, today’s wall thermostats are easier to use than ever before. But what’s even better is your ability to control the thermostat from your smart phone—no matter where you are!

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5 Ways to Save Money in the Colder Months

Monday, November 28th, 2016

In Atlanta, we spend most of the year running our air conditioners—not our heaters. So when temperatures do start to drop, you might feel surprised to learn that your heating system is not as efficient as you’d thought.

The cost of heating your home in the winter may be comparable to the cost of cooling throughout the year, which is why we recommend taking a few steps to make your entire home work more efficiently.

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Ductless Mini Split Installation: The Process

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Are you ready to finally have the whole-home cooling and heating you’ve always wanted for your home? If you are like many people in the area without a whole-house ventilation system, you’ve probably had to relay a lot on temporary heating and cooling solutions.

In the summer, window AC units are noisy and largely inefficient in hot weather. In the winter, you might rely on portable heaters that you have to move every time you change seats, and electric heating is typically extremely inefficient.

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It’s Not Too Late to Schedule Your Furnace Tune-Up

Monday, November 21st, 2016

A furnace tune-up is something we recommend to every homeowner, each and every year. And it’s something we usually suggest that homeowners schedule in the early fall, before temperatures start to drop.

You may be feeling like you missed your chance to schedule a maintenance visit. Or you may think you don’t need a tune-up at all because your heater is running just fine. But no matter what the state of your heating system, we still think your furnace or heat pump deserves a thorough cleaning, adjustment, and inspection.

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4 Reasons Your Furnace May Not Work Properly This Year

Monday, October 31st, 2016

How do you know whether your furnace will really make it through the colder weather this year? You don’t. Unfortunately, there’s no guarantee that you’ll have consistent heat throughout the winter.

And sometimes, there’s a reason your furnace is not going to perform the way it should. Check out some of the reasons heating systems struggle through the winter, and see what you can do this season to make things a little easier and a lot more comfortable.

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Here’s How a Ductless Mini Split Keeps You Warm (and Cool!)

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Are you tired of getting through the colder seasons with an inefficient and inexpensive portable heater or wall unit? Are you looking for a way to get warmth throughout your home, even if you don’t have a ventilation system running throughout your home? We’ve got the solution for you.

Ductless mini split systems are becoming more and more common in the U.S. A ductless mini split is a system of indoor blower modules mounted up high on walls or ceilings, each connected to the outdoor compressor unit.

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