The colder months are upon us, which means your heating system has to work even more to maintain indoor comfort. It may, however, put you at a disadvantage, especially if you notice an uptick in your recent energy bills. As such, it is imperative that you give your HVAC unit the care it deserves for better year-round energy efficiency in your home.
You’re relaxing in the middle of a cold winter day when something just doesn’t feel right all of a sudden. You begin to feel the shivers. You don’t anymore hear the constant murmurs from your HVAC system. Indeed, malfunctions can happen at any time, even when you keep the heating and cooling system well-maintained. But, with a little troubleshooting, you can identify the source of the problem in such instances.
A malfunctioning heat pump is the last thing you want, especially with the harsh winter weather fast approaching. Like any heating or cooling system, preventive maintenance is key to its longevity and efficiency. Regular maintenance makes an HVAC emergency less likely during the coldest season of the year.
Thermostats have come a long way from being manual dials. These important HVAC components now come in a wide variety of options that let you remotely control the temperature in your home. On the one hand, there are programmable thermostats that allow you to set your preferences on a certain schedule. On the other, there are smart thermostats that do the same thing but with added features that work for… Continue Reading
The HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system helps ensure high levels of air quality and the maintenance of acceptable temperatures in your home. Here at Birdwell Heating and Cooling, we recommend learning about your unit, especially its integral parts and the roles they play. In doing so, you can get the most out of the whole system, making better and informed decisions that would extend its service life. Read… Continue Reading