Some Common Summer HVAC Problems

The hotter it gets during the summer, the more calls we receive for air conditioner repair. And it’s not just because people are less likely to put off a repair when it’s 100 degrees outside. The hot, humid summer weather actually makes breakdowns more likely (which is why we encourage homeowners with older HVAC units to consider replacing them in the spring BEFORE they breakdown). Here are a few of the most common problems we see with air conditioners during the dog days of summer.

4 Types of MERV Filters

As an HVAC professional, your customers rely on you for all their heating and cooling needs. Sometimes, it is something as significant as a total HVAC system replacement. In other cases, it’s as simple as a recommendation on the right air filter. When a homeowner asks which Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value (MERV) air filter is best to use, it’s important to understand the four main types so you can determine what will be best for the customer’s air quality needs and budget.

Benefits of a Water Purification System

If your home suffers from hard, iron water or has a bad smell and taste, or you are concerned with the amount of chlorine in the water system, then it is time to consider having a water purifier installed in your home or place of business. With the declining quality and purity of drinking water, more people are worrying about the health effects that poor quality can have on their bodies and over all health.

Benefits of Spray Foam Insulation

Weighing both the pros and cons of insulation - whether it is fiberglass, cellulose or spray foam insulation - can be a great way to decide which the best choice for your home is. As with anything, if the positives outweigh the negatives, it is a good decision that pays dividends. The advantages of spray foam insulation are a list of strong attributes that can help make your choice a simple and easy one.

How a Dehumidifier Works

Dehumidifiers regulate humidity by removing excess moisture from the air, thereby creating living conditions that are inhospitable to dust mites, mold, and other allergenic organisms. But, how does a dehumidifier work? What is the mechanism that allows it to take moisture that's is in gas form, from the air, and remove it liquid water? While there are two primary methods or styles that allows dehumidifiers to remove moisture from the air, for this article, we're focusing on the most popular style - refrigerant based dehumidifiers. So how does a dehumidifier work? Read on to find out!