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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March 16, 2019

Characteristics of the Best Heating Repair Contractors

In the Greater Charlotte area, we depend upon our heating systems to faithfully get us through the winter. Here are a few tips to help you find a qualified heating repair contractor you can trust. Certified Technicians Quality heating system contractors only employ licensed and certified technicians who are qualified to work on all types of heating systems. At All Temp Co., Inc., we have only NATE-certified technicians. They are honest, reliable and highly experienced. A Stable Company You will want your heating system contractor to be there with you after your installation, keeping your system maintained and running at...

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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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April 27, 2018

How Can a Dehumidifier Make My Home More Comfortable?

Do you live in an area that frequently becomes humid during the summer? Is the heat made that much worse by the indoor humidity? This is just one of the many reasons why having a dehumidifier installed in your home can make things that much more comfortable for you during the humid summer months. Dehumidifiers are installed in the heating and cooling system of your home, pull excess moisture out of the air. But why is this useful? Let’s look at a few additional reasons why having a dehumidifier in your home will make it more comfortable: Having an excessive...

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September 22, 2014

Why is My Evaporator Coil Freezing?

We rely on our air conditioners to keep us cool during the hot summer months, but a frozen evaporator coil can actually cause your home to heat up! Operating the air conditioner with a frozen coil can do extensive damage to the unit, leaving you without cooling. Watch for these signs of a frozen evaporator coil, and learn how to avoid this issue. Spotting a frozen evaporator coil The signs of a frozen evaporator coil can be easily overlooked, but it’s important to be diligent about spotting them because of the severe damage which can be caused by this issue....

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September 5, 2014

Breathe Easy and Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Airborne microorganisms are tiny, but can cause big problems for you and your children and pets. From allergies to asthma and infections, some of these germs and bacteria are actually originating in something you use to keep yourself more comfortable – your AC unit. Many people claim that their AC unit causes a multitude of illnesses including colds in the summer, increased allergies, mold reactions, and other bodily responses to unnatural coldness. It is true that there is no air like fresh air. But AC makes us comfortable in the hottest months – and shouldn’t there be a way to...

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August 1, 2014

Programming Your Thermostat for Energy Efficiency

Thermostats used to come in one shape and one size. Today, the sizes are smaller, the technology smarter, and the programs easier. Honeywell has a new Wi-Fi enabled thermostat that enables programming on the go. It features: Control from anywhere: computer, tablet, smartphone, in the house or across the country Color touchscreen: customizable to fit your mood, favorite color, house theme, etc. Flexible Programming: Different options for residential or businesses Auto Alerts: Extreme temperature alerts and filter change reminders are sent to your device, including an indoor humidity sensor The App: Honeywell’s app is highly rated and backed by their...

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