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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June 11, 2019

Why Commercial AC Repair Is Important to Your Business

It’s always best to have a professionally trained professional conduct any services for complicated and expensive pieces of equipment. Your air quality system is no exception. Whether your system is for a residential or commercial building, it’s important to call an expert. However, it’s especially important to have your commercial air system serviced by trained professionals because of the unique requirements of these larger units. Knowledge of Your Commercial System The best reason to have your commercial system repaired by a professional and reputable company is the fact that the technicians will have the necessary experience and knowledge. A commercial...

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June 1, 2019

NATE Certification: What Does It Entail?

North American Technician Excellence is a nonprofit trade organization for the HVAC and refrigeration industries. Participation with NATE is optional, but most companies and technicians choose it because it lets them demonstrate to clients a high level of technical expertise. Let us consider what obtaining a NATE certification entails and why you should value it in the technicians you hire. Education Hours has more than 30 years of heating and cooling experience in Harrisburg. That experience means something. While NATE does not require any particular education or on-the-job training, it fashions its tests in such a way that it ensures...

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May 22, 2019

Is Leaking Air Causing You to Lose Money?

The reason for an unusual increase in your utility bills can vary. However, the culprit is often a faulty heating or cooling device. Over time, even the highest quality heating and air conditioning units can lose the ability to be cost-efficient. Simple maintenance checks or a repair is usually the resolution to this issue. Catch the Leaks Before They Start One of the best reasons to get routine maintenance checks on your heating or air conditioner is because there can be a leak that happens gradually. Not only can a leak cause unnecessary expenses, but it can also be dangerous....

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May 2, 2019

5 Questions to Make Sure You Have the Right HVAC Contractor

There’s a lot of apprehensions involved in getting someone to repair or maintain your HVAC unit. What if they won’t do a good job? What if they try to scam you? The questions are seemingly endless. However, you don’t have to leave everything to chance. There are ways that you can make sure you’re hiring the right HVAC contractor. Here are five great questions you can ask to make sure you’re getting exactly what you need. 1. What Kind of Licenses Do You Have? Not every HVAC contractor has the necessary licenses to perform work in your state. Have them...

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