One of the best feelings on a bitter winter day is feeling the warmth from your heater fill the home. Unfortunately, a furnace, like any other appliance, may experience issues throughout its lifespan. Between all the moving parts, there are several different problems that can occur and affect your home's heat.
Here are four common heating/furnace problems that could cause you discomfort (and how to solve them).
If you are an HVAC novice, you may wonder what a heat exchanger is...In this article, we are here to let you know!
The last thing you want to hear while cozying up in the winter is loud noises coming from your heating system. Unfortunately, forced-air furnaces are comprised of many moving parts, meaning it's not too uncommon to hear odd noises coming from the system. The real question is: why is my heater making this noise? Here are the eight most common heater noises and what causes them.
Older homes in Bucks County, Pa. and Philadelphia, Pa. have qualities that you just can't find in new construction -- at least not without a sizable investment to replicate the character. However, these charming older homes come with one setback: they're notoriously challenging to heat and cool without spending a fortune. That's where ECI Comfort and Mitsubishi Electric can step in to help.
Between the initiative to move away from fossil fuels and the growing demand for high-performance, high-efficiency systems, heat pumps are quickly becoming the go-to for both residential and commercial systems. In an article from Plumbing & Mechanical Magazine, Ian McIver, product manager for Bosch, stated that "people are turning away from fossil fuels...and moving more toward heat pump systems simply because they are so much more efficient." Hydronic heat pumps, specifically, have begun to take the HVAC industry by storm as they start to replace traditional boiler systems.
Spring might be the classic allergy trigger time, but fall allergies can be just as bad, or worse. When the weather starts getting cooler and transitioning from summer to fall, a new set of allergens fills the air.
Maintaining and cleaning your heating and cooling system components is a simple way to improve the efficiency of your system, thereby decreasing energy costs and increasing the lifespan of the system. Not only this, but it will also help in supporting healthy indoor air quality in the home.
The Nest Learning Thermostat and ecobee SmartThermostat share a lot of the same features and capabilities. So how do you decide which is best for your home? See how the two compare when it comes to design, learning capabilities, voice control, geofencing, price, and other functionalities.
Hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods have caused major destruction across the United States this summer. Currently, over a million Louisiana citizens are without power after Hurricane Ida made landfall on August 29th. Unfortunately, there's no way to prevent a devastating natural disaster from occurring; but there are ways to prepare.
Modern smart thermostats go above and beyond just heating and cooling your home. Their smart features allow control from any location through your devices, offer schedule learning, and save you money on energy bills with more precise adjustments. Keep reading to learn exactly what a smart thermostat is, how it works, and other FAQs.