November 20, 2018

The Importance of a Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Carbon monoxide, or CO, is a colorless, odorless gas that in concentrations can kill very quickly. The body actually absorbs CO very quickly, replacing oxygen in blood cells. As a result, a person exposed can become poisoned quickly, passing out and eventually dying from CO inhalation. Carbon monoxide is resulting by-product from burning, which happens in every home via a furnace or heater system. Normally, a heating system is designed to exhaust CO so that it doesn’t build up inside the home. However, if the heating system has a leak, or is malfunctioning, CO buildups inside a home can occur....

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November 2, 2018

Benefits of Our “Partners in Comfort Club”

The purchase of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system is a significant investment whether you made it for your Harrisburg, North Carolina home or business. Just like your vehicle needs regular maintenance in order to last as long as possible and to provide you with the best in performance, so, too, does your HVAC system. At All Temp Co Inc, we made maintaining your HVAC system easier with our “Partners in Comfort Club.” What is the “Partners in Comfort Club”? Numerous studies have demonstrated that HVAC systems that are subjected to routine maintenance not only last longer than...

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October 15, 2018

The Importance of Air Purification

Today, air quality is an important environmental consideration. But did you know that interior air is often more polluted than the air you breathe outside? It may not get the same attention as pollen counts and the air quality index broadcast on the nightly news, but pet dander, pollen, mold and dust spores and even toxic chemicals that circulate through home heating and air conditioning systems can be loaded with pollutants. Various Ways to Purify the Air Air quality is influenced by a number of factors: temperature and humidity, dust, fumes, and environmental pollutants among them. If you suspect your...

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September 30, 2018

3 Energy Efficiency Tips

There are so many things that you can do as a homeowner to improve the energy efficiency of your HVAC system. These range from small changes you can make on your own to bigger, more long-term upgrades and regular maintenance. Below are three of our favorite tips for keeping your energy efficiency in check. 1. Small Improvements Make a Difference Little things add up. Good examples of this include turning off and unplugging those electronics you don’t use all the time and changing your air filters on schedule. 2. Implement a Smart/Programmable Thermostat A bigger step toward energy efficiency comes...

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September 13, 2018

Smart Thermostats vs Programmable Thermostats: What You Need to Know

Is your home outfitted with an “old-school” dial thermostat? If so, then you, unfortunately, don’t have the ability to set heating and cooling schedules in your home, let alone control your air conditioner and furnace remotely. Upgrading to a programmable or smart thermostat could help to improve energy efficiency, keep your home more comfortable year-round, and pay for itself over time in energy savings. Not sure whether a programmable or smart thermostat is right for you? There are a few things to consider. Programmable Thermostats A programmable thermostat is the next step up from your current dial thermostat; it has...

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August 25, 2018

Tips to Extend the Life Expectancy of Your Air Conditioner

The last thing you need in the exhausting, draining heat is for your savior, your hope, your air conditioner to malfunction before its time. You want that baby to work consistently every summer and so you need to extend its life expectancy to be reliable, consistent, and long-term. Here are five easy, practical, useful tips to increase your air conditioner unit’s lifespan. 1. Get Yearly Maintenance Just like you should get regular oil changes for your car, an annual upkeep appointment for your air conditioner is paramount to maintenance. That way, you won’t be reacting to a surprise problem but...

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August 10, 2018

What Does it Mean to be NATE Certified?

NATE stands for North American Technician Excellence. It is the largest non-profit certification company in the United States for HVAC technicians. NATE offers a number of certification options for HVAC technicians who want to ensure they have the know-how needed to handle important repair, maintenance and unit replacement tasks. At the same time, NATE certification shows the public that the technician in question has both the training and experience needed to competently handle a particular job. How HVAC Technicians Obtain NATE Certification Obtaining NATE certification is no easy task. While those who are new to the field can take a...

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July 15, 2018

How to Keep Your AC Warranty from Being Voided

The last thing that you need to do is to spend a lot of money on a new air conditioning system only to see something go wrong with it. Even worse is when you call an AC expert to help you fix the issue only to learn that your AC warranty is already void and you are broke. Voiding your warranty is simpler than you think. In fact, it only takes a single mistake, and your warranty is no longer valid. However, knowing how to avoid making costly errors can mean the difference between having simple repairs covered by the...

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July 11, 2018

3 Benefits of UV Lights

Since they were founded in the 1800s, the UV lights have been used significantly to get rid of bacteria caused diseases and improve indoor air quality for homes using HVAC systems. It is unfortunate that many homeowners in North Carolina tend to spend quality time in our homes; we often overlook the quality of the air we breathe indoors especially during these hot seasons. There is a prevalent assumption that pollution only happens outdoors from smog that comes from cars, industries or burning substances. The air at home also gets polluted, and the UV lights are specially installed to purify...

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June 11, 2018

Why You Need a Whole Home Efficiency Test

A whole home energy efficiency test/audit which is sometimes referred to as a home energy assessment is always the first step to discover how much energy your home in Harrisburg consumes. Once you are sure about your energy consumption rate, you can now take the right measures to make your home more energy-efficient. An efficiency test will help you know several issues that when addresses can save you significant amounts of money over time. However, you need to remember the fact that audits alone don’t save you money unless you fully implement the recommended improvements. Here are some of the...

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