November 21, 2019

Why Does My Furnace Keep Turning Off?

Furnaces that keep shutting off after only operating for a few minutes are short-cycling. Your furnace is doing this to protect itself from overheating and failing completely. It’s actually a safety mechanism built into the unit. Check these four items to correct the problem and prevent a complete system breakdown. 1. The Filter is Dirty Regular filter replacement is a must if you want your temperature-control equipment to operate correctly. Filters trap dirt and prevent it from entering the system. A dirty filter can block airflow and overheat the equipment. Replace the filter as recommended by the manufacturer or a...

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November 11, 2019

5 Signs You Need a Furnace Replacement

Since it’s responsible for keeping your home safe and warm during the cold winter months, your furnace might be the most important appliance in your home. Eventually, however, all furnaces will need to be replaced even if they have been properly maintained over the years. Here are five common signs to look out for that could mean you need a new furnace. 1. The Furnace Is Old While a furnace is quite durable and can last for a long time, it does have a life expectancy, and sooner or later, you’ll have to purchase a new one. In general, if...

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October 20, 2019

Putting Your Thermostat to Work This Fall

The thermostat plays a critical role in the operation of your HVAC system. It sets everything into motion and helps you to regulate the heating and cooling in your home. If you’re still using an older thermostat, upgrading may be a good choice to give you even more control. Smart thermostats utilize Wi-Fi and connect to your mobile phone, so you’ll be able to adjust the temperature or turn it off or on even when you’re away from home. is happy to provide you with some advice to help you get the most out of your thermostat this fall. Keeping...

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October 1, 2019

Questions First Time Furnace Buyers Should Ask

If you’re in the market for a furnace, there are a few questions that will guide your decision-making process. Answering these key questions can make the difference between buying a furnace that is ideal for your specifications and buying one that is inadequate for your needs. How Large a Furnace Do You Need? If you are replacing a furnace in your existing house, you might have a general idea of how large the new furnace should be. If you’re building a new home or moving into a house where you need to replace the furnace, answering this question may take...

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September 14, 2019

What is Balanced Ventilation?

Most HVAC systems in a home operate on a supply- or exhaust-based system. The issue with this is that when the air is constantly coming from only one source, it’s subject to more pollution. It’s commonly believed that the air in a home that uses these types of systems, can have air that’s up to 10 times more polluted than the air outside. We receive many health benefits from the filtration systems our HVAC systems provide, and a balanced ventilation system provides even more. is happy to provide you with more information on balanced ventilation to see if it’s something...

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September 4, 2019

The Best HVAC System for a Multifamily Home

Selecting the best HVAC system for your multifamily home is a decision not to be taken lightly. Your choice will affect your outlay, the energy bills and the comfort of the occupants. To make the best choice, you need to know the determining factors that make an HVAC system ideal for your specific needs. Let’s look at how to decide on the best HVAC system for a multifamily home. Accounting for Peak Energy Demand Assessing peak energy demand for a multifamily home is a lot trickier than doing so for a single-family unit. Peak demand depends on usage by many...

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August 19, 2019

What is a SEER Rating?

You’ve probably heard the term “SEER rating” before, especially when it comes to air conditioners and other cooling and heating devices. What does a SEER rating mean? How do you distinguish between a good SEER rating and one that perhaps isn’t quite up to par? What Is a SEER Rating? “SEER” technically stands for “Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio.” Essentially, the SEER rating system seeks to give a numerical value to the energy efficiency of a particular cooling or heating unit. It’s similar to the miles per gallon ratio on cars in the sense that it’s a useful tool for getting...

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August 9, 2019

How to Check Your AC Airflow

At , we often hear about poor AC airflow issues from our Harrisburg customers. While it’s a common issue, there are many possible causes and solutions. Before you give us a call, follow these four simple steps to check your AC airflow. If that doesn’t do the trick, will get someone over to your home to troubleshoot and fix the problem. 1. Is the AC Turned On? This may sound basic, but it’s surprisingly easy to think your AC is malfunctioning when it’s been accidentally switched off or to the wrong setting. Make sure it’s set to “cool” instead of...

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July 20, 2019

4 Benefits of Duct Sealing

When it comes to caring for your home and keeping it in good shape, it’s important to properly seal your air ducts. Air ducts are often out of sight, which can make them easy to forget about throughout the year. Without sealing your air ducts, they can begin to suffer from issues over time. Here are a few reasons to consider air duct sealing for your property. 1. Protect the Environment The energy that is used in the building comes from fossil fuels at power plants, which can increase smog and which can also contribute to acid rain. Sealing the...

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July 10, 2019

Ductless Systems vs. Air Conditioners

If you want to keep your home cool during those hot summer months, most people consider adding air conditioning systems or ductless systems to their home. The type of system that you add depends on the structure of your home, how much noise you can tolerate, and whether you want to look at your air conditioner. Ductless Systems Are Hung on the Wall Like a traditional air conditioning unit, coolant passes through a condenser to a handler unit that is hung on the wall. However, as the name suggests, the cold air will not be sent through a series of...

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