Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016
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The primary role of an air conditioner (AC) is to remove moisture from the room and provide a comfortable temperature to a home or business. During the cooling process, the AC creates a great deal of water. The amount of water created depends upon the humidity in the air, the operating efficiency, size of the unit, and whether or not it was installed properly.

Monday, August 1st, 2016
Construction plumbing and HVAC in Amarillo, Texas.

When warmer months approach, you should ensure that your HVAC system is working properly. In most homes, HVAC use is increased during the summer months, so it is critical to have your system checked by an HVAC professional during routine maintenance. The following tips will help you prepare your home and your HVAC system for warm weather.

Monday, August 1st, 2016

You may be unsure of when to call a heating contractor to replace your aging or inefficient HVAC system. Typically, you will need to replace the HVAC system after its expected lifespan, which is about 10 to 15 years. Although it is a good call to replace around this age, there are other factors that play into the decision to replace your HVAC system. A professional contractor can help you determine the condition of the unit. However, there are some things you can look out for yourself. The following are three signs you can look for when determining whether or not it is time to replace your HVAC system.

Friday, July 29th, 2016
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Many homeowners and plumbers choose to use plastic plumbing for a variety of reasons. Plastic plumbing is less expensive and lighter than metal. Also, plastic is not prone to corrosion and it is not as difficult to install. Although many homes contain plastic plumbing, there are some potential issues to consider. Understanding these potential issues will help you make the best decision for your home.

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

A huge chunk of energy goes to HVAC systems. The factors influencing this consumption include the efficiency of the system, lifestyle of the consumer and the sizing. If you make the right decisions regarding the above factors, you can cut down the amount of power used by your HVAC system. The following information will help you learn how to control these factors and save a great amount in energy costs.

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Some people forget to appreciate their HVAC system until it stops working and they are faced with bitter cold or stifling heat. Fixing the system is of high priority immediately after it stops working. There are several things a homeowner can do to prevent issues and the eventual necessity of calling a repairman. Following the preventative maintenance steps below will help keep your HVAC system functioning properly.

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Residential HVAC systems provide comfortable temperatures in your home during the winter and summer months. Unfortunately, your HVAC system will begin to age and eventually need replacing. Some choose to replace an aging system with a more efficient system that will lower their heating and cooling bill. Whether you are replacing your HVAC system due to age, efficiency or a mixture of both, it can be a difficult task. Only a professional technician, should attempt a replacement. The following information will identify the tools and steps you need to install a residential HVAC system.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
Construction plumbing and HVAC in Amarillo, Texas.

Your HVAC filter should be changed every two to three months for efficiency and indoor air quality. Choosing the right type may be confusing at first. The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers has established energy efficiency standards for indoor air quality. The standard uses a rating system called minimum efficiency reporting value (MERV). The scale goes from 1 to 16, with an inefficient filter having a low number and an efficient filter having a large number. These ratings are based on the HVAC filter’s capacity for removing airborne particles.

Monday, July 18th, 2016
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A residential HVAC unit must be properly sized in order to provide a comfortable temperature and reduce energy use. The unit will short cycle if it is too big. Your HVAC unit will be excessively worn down by this short cycling, as it turns on and off in brief intervals. If the unit is too small, the HVAC unit will run indefinitely and still fail to bring the home to a proper temperature.

Friday, July 15th, 2016

As fall and winter approach, it is crucial to get your home heating system ready for the colder months. Your HVAC system will be used much more during this time and it is essential to prepare it for this additional work. The following maintenance tips will help you make sure your HVAC system operates efficiently during the cold seasons.