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Here’s a Little Secret: Heat Pumps Are The Way To Go

July 1st, 2019

thumbs-upHey you…yeah, you! We are going to let you in on a little secret. That’s right, we are going to tell you all about a nifty, little HVAC system called the heat pump. Heat pump? What’s that? you ask. Keep reading and you’ll find out!

Okay, but in all seriousness, we can’t think of many reasons why you wouldn’t want to make the switch to a heat pump –they’re efficient, effective, and becoming quite popular for their ability to provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch (but more on that later!)

In case you aren’t yet convinced, we have listed just some of the reasons why we think you should consider a heat pump. Keep reading below to find out more! 

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All About Buying a New AC

June 17th, 2019

When summer rolls around, you are going to want to make sure that your air conditioner is in good working condition. Of course, for some of you, that might mean having to invest in a new system — and that’s okay!

We understand that buying a new air conditioner can be stressful, which is why we are here to help. Below, we have highlighted some things for you to keep in mind as you begin the process of investing in a new AC. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more!

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What’s So Great About ERVs?

June 3rd, 2019

Today, homes are built with energy efficiency in mind, meaning that they are so tightly sealed that conditioned air is unable to escape from it. Of course, many of you are probably wondering how this could possibly be a bad thing…

Well, a home that is so tightly sealed does not allow fresh air inside, dramatically decreasing your indoor air quality. As you may know, poor indoor air quality can lead to all sorts of other issues, like frequent illness, worsening allergies, and decreased comfort. So, what do you do?

Many homeowners are opting to have ERVs, or energy recovery ventilators, installed in their homes. Energy recovery ventilators ensure that you are striking the right balance between comfort, efficiency, and indoor air quality. Keep reading below to find out more! 

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Are You Ready for a Thermostat Upgrade?

May 20th, 2019

perfect-temperatureOf all the components that make up your air conditioning system, your thermostat is perhaps the most important. Sure, it may just be that little device mounted on your wall, but in actuality, it is much more than a box of buttons.

Owning a great thermostat is key to owning an efficient and effective air conditioning system. And, today’s smart thermostats have capabilities beyond what you ever thought possible.

Of course, we expect you to be thinking, “What’s the point of all those fancy features?“, so below, we’ve taken the liberty of explaining why smart people are investing in smart thermostats! All you have to do is keep reading to find out more!

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Ductless Systems Are Great, But They Need Repairs Too!

May 6th, 2019

Owning a ductless system is definitely a huge plus, especially during a hot, North Carolina summer. These systems are efficient, effective, and quite versatile, keeping homeowners comfortable year-round with just the flip of a switch. So, what happens when a problem does arise?

Well, keep reading below and we’ll tell you!

Below, we have listed some of the unique repair needs of a ductless system. Remember, it is important to schedule your ductless air conditioning repair in Garner, NC at the first sign of a problem, so if you experience any of the following, be sure to pick up the phone! 

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AC Troubles Got You Down?

April 22nd, 2019

woman-fanA broken or inefficient air conditioning system can certainly cause some trouble, especially during a hot summer day! Of course, the last thing that you should have to deal with during the summer is a faulty AC, as you have plenty of other things to worry about, like stocking up on sunscreen, perfecting your cannonball, and finding the best ice cream shop in town.

The best thing you can do when your air conditioner is in trouble is to contact a professional HVAC technician right away. But, what do you do if you can’t quite tell if what your AC is experiencing is normal? Well, we’ll tell you! You read this blog! Below, we have listed some of the tell-tale signs that you need AC repair in Raleigh, NC. Keep reading to find out more, and be sure to schedule professional repairs if your air conditioner is doing any of the following things. 

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Is it Time to Replace My Air Conditioner?

April 8th, 2019

With summer just around the corner, you want to be sure that your air conditioner is in good working condition. You rely on your AC all summer long to keep you and your family comfortable, so what happens when you’re facing some AC troubles? Do you spend the money to have it repaired or do you invest in a brand new AC? This question troubles many homeowners, especially those with older air conditioners, so this week, we’ve decided to help you out a bit.

We understand that the decision to invest in air conditioning repair or air conditioning replacement isn’t always clear cut. So, below, we’ve provided some helpful hints to get you started. Of course, though,  the best thing that you can do is consult with a professional HVAC technician before any final decisions are made. Keep reading to find out more! 

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Have You Considered Going Ductless?

March 25th, 2019

It may only be the official start of spring, but summer has a way of creeping up on us, and Preparing for the warmer temperatures can definitely be a little overwhelming — there is just so much to think about! This is especially true if you have found yourself in the market for a new air conditioner. Fortunately for you though, you have a number of options.

Installing a ductless system in your home is one way to boost efficiency and save money on annual cooling and heating costs. Ductless systems are super efficient and very effective, providing you and your family with year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch. Of course, only a professional HVAC technician can determine whether or not a ductless system is right for your home, but in the meantime, we thought we’d let you in on some of the benefits. Keep reading below! 

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How Zone Control Gets You in Control

March 11th, 2019

Of course, we are all looking for ways to save a few extra bucks each month. So, we cut back on take-out, nights out, and morning coffee runs. But, did you know that you can start saving more money each month by ensuring that your home is energy efficient? When your heating and cooling systems are energy efficient, you’ll spend less time worrying about costly repairs and high utility bills, and instead, pocket some extra money to be used however you wish.

Managing your budget starts by changing the ways in which you interact with and take control of your HVAC systems. Installing a zone control system gives homeowners ultimate control over their home heating and cooling systems, increasing efficiency and lowering monthly costs. Below, we will be discussing the many advantages of installing a zone control system in your home. Keep reading to learn more. 

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Schedule Your AC Services Today!

February 25th, 2019

Sure, it might only be February, but spring is just around the corner with summer to follow soon afterward! We know better than anyone that time flies, so it is best to start thinking about the ways you can prepare for summer now. There are plenty of things that you can do to get ready for the seasons ahead, scheduling your annual air conditioner services being one of them.

Scheduling your AC services before temperatures climb well into the 80s is the best way to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable summer. You have plenty of other things to worry about besides a faulty air conditioner, like getting the perfect tan, finding the best ice cream shop, and mastering your cannonball. By scheduling your services now, you can rest assured knowing that your system will keep you and your family cool and comfortable, even during the hottest heatwave. In case you aren’t yet convinced, we’ve provided a list of reasons why you should call for pre-season AC maintenance and repair below. 

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