Why It’s So Important to Change Your Air Filter Regularly

Air filters are a central, but often under-appreciated part of a central HVAC system. They don’t just filter out bits of pollen and dust that would otherwise circulate through the home and lower indoor air quality. They also provide a first line of defense against larger objects such as bits of loose insulation being [...]

By | July 31st, 2017||

Air Conditioner constantly running?

Is it Normal for a Central Air Conditioner to Run Constantly? It’s summer time and your central AC is running non-stop. Is this normal? Well, because it’s hotter outside, it’s normal for a central air conditioner to run without cycling on and off as often. Also, running with fewer cycles (turning on and off) [...]

By | July 26th, 2017||

A Vacationers Dilemma

Do you turn the A/C on or off? With summer in full swing, homeowners are leaving their homes for long-awaited vacations filled with warm weather activities. As you prep your home for the time away, it's important to plan for how you will manage certain systems in the home during your vacation. In this post, we'll [...]

By | July 24th, 2017||

Causes your Central Air is blowing Warm Air

Hot air is the last thing you want from your home’s AC unit. But don’t worry just yet, we’ve got your back. Truth is, there are a ton of different variables that lead to warm air blowing out of your air conditioner. Before calling an AC repair company, here are 5 common causes to [...]

By | July 18th, 2017||

Steps to Follow Before turning on the Air Conditioner

Here in North Carolina, it seems we have two seasons: winter and summer. We sometimes go from frigid temperatures and very active use of our furnace or boiler system right into blazing heat and regular use of our air conditioners. You and many other homeowners will seek relief from the heat that only comes from your central air conditioning system. [...]

By | July 12th, 2017||

4 Tips to Keep Cool this 4th of July in the Triangle

Tips to Stay Cool on the 4th of July With the temperatures high in the triangle, your air conditioner is going to work hard this summer. So why run it more than you absolutely need to? With the 4th of July just around the corner, many of us are going to be hosting barbecues, watching [...]

By | July 3rd, 2017||

HVAC Maintenance Tips for Pet Owners

HVAC Maintenance Tips for Pet Owners in Raleigh NC If you are a pet owner, you already know that pets can affect your life in unusual ways. But being woken up in the wee hours of dawn for a romp in the backyard isn’t the only thing you should be concerned about. Pets, especially [...]

By | June 27th, 2017||

Know your HVAC and know your MERV rating!

Have you ever taken a close look at your HVAC filters when replacing them? If so, you may have noticed that each filter has a MERV rating -- and this number has important implications. MERV stands for “minimum efficiency reporting value” and the MERV rating is a measure of how effectively a filter removes [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017||

Common Heating and Air Conditioning Questions from Homeowners

Heating and cooling systems are an important aspect of every home – they affect your comfort and energy consumption significantly! Homeowners have many heating and air conditioning questions as they get to know their homes’ systems, troubleshoot them, and work to conserve energy. The HVAC.com Resource Center holds the answers to many common heating [...]

By | June 19th, 2017||