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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November 19, 2020

6 Tried-and-True Tips for Good Space Heater Safety

Not accounting for primary heating sources like central HVAC systems or heat pumps, space heaters are the most popular type of secondary heating sources in the United States. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, portable electric heaters are the most prevalent forms of secondary heating equipment in 46% of American homes. Despite how popular these heaters are, they pose a major safety risk when used irresponsibly. Here are some tips on how to use space heaters responsibly. 1. Level Surfaces Mix Well With Space Heaters Unlike wall-mounted radiators, concrete-based central HVAC units, or heat pumps, portable heaters are prone...

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February 20, 2020

What is Geothermal Heating?

Geothermal heating is getting more and more attention these days. If you’re just starting to learn about it, you may be surprised that the concept of geothermal heating has been around for thousands of years. Have you heard of natural hot springs? What if you could somehow use that heat to warm up your home?   How It Works When a geothermal heating system is installed on your property, you’ll get to take advantage of the earth’s natural heat. A closed loop system, consisting of a series of pipes that carry a water solution, will be put in. That loop...

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December 4, 2019

Furnace Tips for the Holidays

Is your heating system ready for winter? With the holidays upon us, you’re likely busy planning dinner parties, buying gifts for your loved ones, and decorating your house with lights. We understand the stress that this time of year brings, but we want to help you have a more relaxing holiday season. Here are four furnace tips for the holidays: 1. Move Flammable Objects Away From Your Heating System Whether it’s boxes of decorations, piles of blankets, or stacks of presents, things are always piling up around the holiday season. You need to ensure that these items are not too...

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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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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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April 17, 2019

How Professionals Can Help With AC Repair Needs

If your air conditioner isn’t working for any reason, it’s a good idea to call a professional for help. Generally speaking, the technician will be able to diagnose and fix the issue in a timely manner. It may also be more affordable to call a professional as opposed to attempting to fix the issue yourself. A Professional Has The Training And Experience to Help When you call the professionals from in Harrisburg, NC, for help, you will get service from a trained technician. We can install, maintain, and repair almost any type of unit on the market. We can also...

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April 7, 2019

Weird Noises Your HVAC Might Make and What They Mean

You get home after a long day, ready to relax. You hit the switch on your thermostat only to hear a strange sound emitting from your vents. While any weird noise is cause for alarm, many of the strange sounds you don’t want to hear coming from your HVAC are actually easy to repair. No one wants to go a single day in Harrisburg, NC, without their AC. If you experience any of these sounds emitting from your system, it could be time for an assessment. 1. Screeching A high-pitched hiss or screech from your vents may indicate a problem...

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