The Details on Dual Fuel Heating

March 30th, 2020
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When you live in a place like Chapel Hill, heating your home can be tricky. Do you opt for energy efficiency and year-round comfort with a heat pump, or do you choose a furnace to ensure that you are kept warm no matter how cold it may get? What if you didn’t have to choose?

While not commonly discussed, there is an option that allows you to enjoy the benefits of both the energy efficiency of a heat pump and the strength of a furnace. Its a dual fuel system and it might be exactly what you are looking for to solve your home heating problems.

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Is Your Heat Pump in Trouble?

March 16th, 2020
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A heat pump is a system that can connect to your ductwork system or can operate without ductwork at all to provide you with comfort all year. In short, heat pumps are pretty nifty heating and air conditioning units.

If you have a heat pump in your home we know that you probably appreciate it for being the great provider of comfort that it is. With that knowledge though it can be disheartening when your system starts to malfunction.

Not to worry though! Heat pump maintenance and heater repair in Clayton, NC, or even replacements, is something that our team is great at doing. Let’s start though by figuring out if your heat pump is in trouble or not.

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Now is the Best Time to Gift Yourself a New AC System

March 2nd, 2020
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We may be starting to see a bit more of the sun lately here in Raleigh, but that doesn’t mean we are anywhere near it being warm enough to start using the air conditioning system. This is one of the many reasons we are bringing this unit up though–because what better time to get major work done on your cooler than when you don’t need it?

We want to make sure that you are fully ready for the heat of summer so if your AC barely made it through that last season of heat and humidity, you likely need to consider a replacement system before your current unit breaks down in the middle of July.

Let us dive in a little deeper on why it is a great time to schedule an air conditioning replacement in Raleigh, NC now, before the heat kicks in.

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Is Your Heater on Its Way Out?

February 17th, 2020
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Replacing your heating system is no easy feat. You do need a working heating system but when your long-standing furnace heater begins to struggle, it is easy to understand why anyone might hesitate before hopping online to shop for their next unit. After all, replacements are pricey, to say the least.

We know how important your heating system is to your home, but we also get why you’d want to avoid a replacement. We want you to avoid a replacement too–it is it too early. An early replacement wastes your money and that isn’t something you deserve.

The best way to avoid an early replacement is to know exactly what the signs are that indicate when you do need a new heater. This allows you to be prepared and informed so you know exactly what heating services in Chapel Hill, NC you need to contact us about.

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Improve Your Comfort with an ERV System

February 3rd, 2020
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We live in North Carolina, so when someone brings up the idea of humidity the first thought that comes to mind is trying to do everything possible escape it. The levels of moisture in the air in our state can often make it feel as if you are swimming from place to place, especially during the height of summer, and uncomfortable is describing this weather pattern lightly.

But what if humidity could help your comfort?

We know, it is a strange idea. Like we said, most of the people in our state spend a lot of time trying to get rid of the humidity in their homes. So why would you ever want to bring more in?

Because it can, in fact, boost your comfort. Specifically, when you are heating your home, humidity can make a big difference in how warm your home gets and for how long. And you can balance out your home humidity level with the help of an Energy Recovery Ventilator.

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Tips to Protect Your Commercial HVAC Unit

January 20th, 2020
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Everyone has seen a story or two involving a commercial HVAC unit encountering a big problem. It could be the air conditioner that suddenly loses its ability to cool and sends the internal temperature of an office sky high. Or it could be a furnace that creates a small fire. Whatever the result, these are both results of a lack of proper care given to a commercial HVAC system.

To say commercial HVAC services are important is putting it mildly. Your business can truly depend on how well your heating and cooling systems work. And if they don’t you’ll notice the difference.

So how are you supposed to keep your system in good condition? We’ll tell you.

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5 Possible Fixes For Your Heater

January 6th, 2020
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The sun has been making its appearance every once in a while now, and in the coming months, our heaters will finally get a break. However, as we look ahead to seasons full of warmth and sunshine, it doesn’t mean we should forget about taking care of our heating systems.

Falls, winter and early spring are when we use our heaters the most and with extended use comes wear and tear. And you know what wear and tear create: repair needs. Maybe you are lucky and your heater only needs some maintenance to make it through the rest of this season and keep you comfy into 2021. However, if your heater is starting to struggle, you should probably consider reaching out for heating repair in Clayton, NC.

Let’s take a look at some potential fixes that your heating system might need.

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Don’t Delay Furnace Repair

December 23rd, 2019
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Clunk! Thunk! Hiss! Rattle!

If any of these sounds are being made by your furnace, you’ve got a problem on your hands. Mainly, you need to get furnace repairs ASAP. It doesn’t bode well when you delay a furnace repair. Why? Because the issue could magnify and create more issues, or even worsen to the point that your whole furnace needs to be replaced. Some repairs can be pretty dangerous to the health of everyone in the home too.

In fact, we want to zero in on one of the most important repairs that you may need to make on your furnace that you absolutely cannot put off: fixing a cracked heat exchanger.

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Update Your Electric Panel For the Holidays

December 9th, 2019
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This time of year can be quite magical. Twinkling lights are everywhere you look and cute music is playing in every store. What is much less magical, however, is when you go to plug in a string of holiday lights or another piece of electrical holiday decor and the outlets shoots out sparks or, worse, trips a circuit breaker.

If you have noticed things like this occurring during your holiday decoration routine, there is a strong chance that you need to reach out and schedule Durham electrical services. Why? Because scheduling an appointment to have your electrical system checked is the best way to avoid further or worsening problems!

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How the R-22 Phaseout Affects You

November 25th, 2019
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Our world is becoming increasingly more aware of its impact on the environment. That awareness has started to affect almost every industry there is, and the home comfort system industry is no different. This is why our air conditioners are built to be more and more energy efficient every year for more than just the savings aspect.

Speaking of air conditioners, there is another change coming to the home comfort industry that is likely to affect your AC unit unless you have a relatively new one. We are referring, of course, to the phaseout of the refrigerant R-22.

You may be wondering how the phaseout of R-22 will impact you and what it means for your aging air conditioner. As your resource for Raleigh, NC air conditioning services, we are happy to answer your questions and to provide you with reliable services for your cooling system.

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