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  • Weighing the Pros and Cons of Ductless Heating Systems

    Have you found out about ductless heating and cooling systems? They’re known for their remarkable efficiency, but are they as fantastic as they look? Discover the pros and cons of ductless mini-splits to assist in the decision if going ductless is the best option for your residence in the... Continue reading

    Ductwork and Insulation
  • Ways to Increase Your Furnace’s Energy Efficiency

    With winter on the way, you could be looking at your energy bills with trepidation. The freezing months often bring an uptick in electricity or natural gas costs, depending on what fuel source you use to heat your home and hot water. But don’t panic—with an appropriate approach, you can manage... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • Benefits of Annual Furnace Maintenance

    As the temperature drops and you find yourself reaching for the thermostat more often, you should also reach for your phone to arrange annual furnace maintenance. Ensuring your furnace runs optimally this winter enhances your comfort, safety and peace of mind all season long. Here’s a closer... Continue reading

    Heating
  • How to Get an Apprenticeship and Avoid Student Loan Debt

    Student loan debt in the United States has been a growing problem for years. Today’s total student debt is more than $1.7 trillion, with the average college graduate owing $20,000 to $25,000. If you’re contemplating your educational journey or advising someone who is, it’s important to weigh... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • Need a New Heating System? Consider a Heat Pump

    If it’s time to replace your old furnace, don’t move forward thinking a new furnace is the only option. This may be the default choice for most North American homeowners, but heat pumps are steadily growing in popularity. Still, the question remains: Is a heat pump the best choice for you?... Continue reading

    Heat Pumps
  • Apprenticeship Programs Offer Short- and Long-Term Benefits

    The usual path of heading straight to college after high school doesn’t suit everyone. If you’re eager to start a career, particularly in a skilled trade like heating and air conditioning, you might be looking for alternatives that provide financial security and room for professional... Continue reading

    Additional Services
  • Types of Heat Pumps

    Are you searching for a new heating and cooling system? An energy-efficient heat pump could be precisely what you’re looking for. It’s very common that people know less about heat pumps than they do about furnaces or air conditioners, but new, energy-efficient models can split your heating... Continue reading

    Heat Pumps
  • Should I Insulate My Basement Ceiling and Walls?

    So, your home has an unfinished basement. Perhaps it’s the spot where seasonal decorations and exercise equipment go to be forgotten. Or maybe it is an empty space you walk through quickly because it’s too cold in the winter and too clammy in the summer. If you’ve been thinking about making... Continue reading

    Ductwork and Insulation
  • Heat Pump Not Cooling? Here’s Why and How to Troubleshoot

    It can be very annoying when your heat pump’s not cooling or won’t switch into heating mode. Fortunately, there are things you can do to find the cause of the problem and possibly resolve the issue on your own. While complicated problems are best left to Experts like the staff at Service... Continue reading

    Heat Pumps
  • AFUE Ratings Guide

    If you’re thinking about upgrading your furnace, an important first step is to decide on an efficiency rating. This will impact your up-front costs and what you pay for home heating in the future. Use this guide to learn more about AFUE ratings and how they affect you.  What Is an AFUE... Continue reading

    Heating
  • 5 Key Questions to Ask When Preparing HVAC Systems for Winter

    By Brian Sodoma, for Service Experts With autumn around the corner, homeowners will soon be preparing for the winter months ahead. Cold weather adds new demands on your HVAC system. To prepare your furnace for the heavy work it will need to do, routine HVAC maintenance should be on your fall... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • HVAC Technicians Must Prepare to Meet New Skill Demands

    The HVAC business is in a constant state of change. With technological innovations and ever-important environmental concerns, the skills required of HVAC specialists are evolving faster than ever. Preparing to adapt and meet these new challenges is essential for anyone hoping to join the industry.... Continue reading

    Cooling