March 5, 2021

How Does A Ductless Mini-Split System Work?

If you need an easy and effective way to improve the comfort of your Harrisburg, NC, home, a ductless mini-split system may be just what you’re looking for. These systems can quickly heat and cool single rooms, making them ideal for a variety of purposes. The best way to determine if a ductless mini-split system is right for you is to understand how these systems operate. Here is a basic guide from to provide some insight into this unique home comfort solution. What Is a Ductless Mini-Split System? As the name suggests, a ductless mini-split system from is a home...

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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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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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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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December 29, 2017

Heat Pumps Vs. Air Conditioners in Charlotte

People who buy homes in North Carolina often wonder if they should have an air conditioner or the more familiar heat pump. Heat pumps can be a smart choice because though summers in Charlotte can be toasty, the winter months can get pretty chilly and a good heating system is necessary. They should also know that central air conditioning units and heat pumps are basically the same thing. Homeowners will flip a switch to feel cool air turn into warm air. Here’s how it works. What Is The Difference Between Heat Pumps and Air Conditioners? An air conditioner cools by moving...

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June 1, 2016

Shopping For a New Air Conditioner or Heater? Keep These Tips in Mind!

Chances are, if you’re shopping for a new air condition or heating system, it’s been a while since you’ve done this before – if at all. Systems can last from 12-20 years, so you’ll likely only have to shop for a few in your lifetime. Each year, HVAC systems advance, so it’s important to keep these tips in mind while shopping for a new system: Look for efficiency. Models with high efficiency will cost more initially, but will save you much more in the long run. High-efficiency models have an Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) of 90 or above. Look...

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June 1, 2015

Insulate Your Home for Comfort and Energy Savings

A lack of insulation is a major problem with today’s homes, often causing homeowners to lose heating and cooling energy. Insulation issues cause temperature and comfort control problems, as well as contribute to higher energy bills due to energy loss. Adding insulation to your home is a home improvement project that will pay for itself in increased energy savings. Where should insulation be added? The most common areas where homes are lacking insulation is in the attic, between walls, floors above unconditioned areas such as a garage or basement, and in crawlspaces and basements. Heating and cooling energy can escape...

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May 12, 2015

6 Essential Facets of Any HVAC Purchase

The biggest utility expense for homeowners is heating and cooling for their homes, so it is no shock that heating, ventilating and air conditioning is not a topic of choice across the country. Even though it is not popular to talk about, All Temp Co., Inc. believes that every aspect that deeply touches the financial position of a household should be purchased with confidence and completed well. To assist with this, we will detail four essential facets of any HVAC purchase: the home, the contractor, the system and the ductwork. The contractor is important in the purchase of HVAC because...

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