HVAC technicians may sometimes appear intimidating, especially if they are using technical terms that you don’t understand. To avoid misunderstanding, expand your vocabulary by learning some HVAC terms that your heating and cooling system specialists often use.
Keeping up with your annual heating and cooling system maintenance pays off in many ways, from extended lifespan and reliable performance to better energy savings. We take a look at how regular maintenance helps achieve these benefits.
While some air conditioner problems can be resolved by simple troubleshooting, others are rooted in wrong sizing, improper use, or faulty installation. The following is a list of common cooling system problems, most of which should be addressed by professionals.
Thermostats are an essential part of every modern heating and cooling system. It keeps indoor temperatures comfortable without having to crank the HVAC system up. In addition to being convenient, it also helps make your HVAC system more efficient.
When searching for a new heating or cooling system for your home, you might see a list of energy efficiency ratings displayed on the units. These can help you determine how much each system would cost to purchase and operate. These include seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER), energy efficiency ratio (EER), and higher rated heating seasonal performance factor (HSPF). Birdwell Heating & Cooling discusses these ratings in detail.