Reasons You Should Consider Replacing Your Home's Old Furnace

If you have an older home, and the furnace in it is also old, you may be putting off the installation of a new furnace for saving money. Your furnace may be making odd noises or not heating as well as it used to. The older your furnace gets, the more likely it is to have serious problems, some that could cost more than your entire heating system is worth. Find out more about some of the reasons you should seriously consider the installation of a new furnace. [Read More]

Pros And Cons Of The Different Types Of Heat Pumps

Heat pumps offer an alternative to traditional air conditioner units by utilizing heat shifting rather than cooling and heating generation. The pump transfers warmed air into and out of your home according to the interior temperature needs and the exterior air temperature in order to make your home comfortable. There are a few different types of heat pumps available that differ primarily in how the unit transfers that heat. Each type of heat pump has its own pros and cons that you need to consider before purchasing a unit. [Read More]

Air Conditioning: The Costly Effects Of Refrigerant Overcharge

Since air conditioning systems are closed systems, an increase volume of refrigerant in a given system is bound to affect its overall pressure. Areas that are supposed to be low pressure areas will be converted into not-so-low pressure areas and high pressure areas will end up turning into abnormal high pressure areas. This, in addition to the fact that excess refrigerant can affect the change-of-state process, can end up costing you. [Read More]

Is Your Electric Furnace Overheating? How To Prevent It From Happening

If you have an old furnace that is powered by electricity instead of gas, you may have issues with the furnace overheating at some point. This not only can damage the furnace itself, but be a potential fire hazard. Sparks can be created that will burn wiring in the furnace, and the soft air filter can become flammable if a fire spreads. Here are some tips that will help prevent the overheating from happening. [Read More]