Ever wonder how your central heating system works to keep you warm in those winter months? Maybe you're buying a new gas furnace and want to know all about the different components and efficiency options. Either way, here's all you need to know about how a central gas furnace works.
A while back we received a call from a long-time Levittown, Pa. customer who was concerned about black marks on the walls above his baseboard heaters. This issue is known as "ghosting" or "thermal tracking", which is a relatively common phenomenon that plagues both old and new construction. Here’s a look into the causes and some things you can do to prevent this from happening in your home.
Getting through the chilly winter weather can be tough enough -- the last thing you need is a leaky boiler on your hand! If you notice water leaking from your boiler, you're probably wondering what's causing it.
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).
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.
You've probably heard how important it is to get your HVAC systems tuned-up, but you may be wondering what actually goes on during the tune-up. Annual tune-ups prevent complicated issues from occurring and keep your cooling and heating systems running efficiently. In this article, we will focus in on heater tune-ups and what they entail.
Heating the home in winter is one of the biggest household expenses. According to the EPA, 42 percent of the energy we use at home is for heating. While energy costs have risen, the improved energy efficiency of today’s heating systems can offset those energy prices.
In this article, we’re looking at four signs your heater may be on its way to a breakdown and some ways to troubleshoot them yourself. We'll also let you know when it’s time to call in a professional.
Annual tune-ups for your boiler or furnace can save you time, money, and save the life of your unit! Heater tune-ups are the number one way to stay ahead of mother nature when cold weather hits, ensuring your system is working properly and running at peak efficiency. Learn how a heater tune-up can lengthen the lifespan of your unit and other benefits.