Heat pump vs. central air conditioner

In this age of high energy costs and decarbonization, choosing the right cooling system for our homes is crucial. The two main options are heat pump vs. central air conditioner. Shopping for a new cooling system? Get a quote Heat pumps Heat pumps operate as both heating and cooling systems. In cooling mode, they take…

How to buy a whole-house humidifier

Along with a chill, winter brings dry air, which your furnace circulates throughout your home. This may have you wondering about how to buy a whole-house humidifier. A licensed HVAC technician can help you purchase and install a whole-home humidifier. Not only will these systems improve your comfort, but they can also extend the life of wood…

Converting an oil furnace to natural gas

Converting an oil furnace to natural gas is a big investment. Natural gas is certainly more versatile than fuel oil — you can use it to run your furnace, stove, washer and dryer, grill, and other home appliances. However, there are significant tradeoffs to consider. Need HVAC help? We’ve got you covered. Book an appointment…

What is a condenser?

A condenser is the big box part of your central air conditioning system that sits outside your home. Central air conditioning systems have essentially two parts: An evaporator that removes unwanted heat from the air and transfers it to a refrigerant A condenser that removes unwanted heat from the refrigerant and transfers that heat outdoors…

Oil vs. propane furnaces

Without a natural gas source, most homeowners turn to either propane gas or oil furnaces for their heating needs. When replacing an older furnace, it is possible to switch to a different fuel type, though most homeowners stay with what they already have. If you’re deciding between an oil vs. propane furnace, consider the following…

Wall heaters

When choosing a heating system, you should consider the size of the space you want to heat. If you are looking to warm a small room, a wall-mounted heater can be a good option. In this post, we discuss wall-mounted heaters, how they work, how their energy efficiency is measured, and their benefits and costs.  What…

Heat pump capacity: 2-ton, 3-ton, and 4-ton

If you live in an area with moderate heating and cooling needs, a heat pump can be an energy-efficient and affordable substitute for your furnace and air conditioner. This versatile heating and cooling system extracts heat from one place and transfers it to another, keeping you warm when it’s cold outside and cool when outdoor…

Furnace runs then shuts off and starts again

If your furnace runs then shuts off and starts again, you’re experiencing “short cycling.” Short cycling is a common symptom of a few different furnace issues.  Read on to learn why your furnace is short cycling and how to fix it.  Schedule a furnace repair appointment now. Yes, please! What causes furnace to start then…