Is Your Air Conditioner’s Warranty This Awesome?

Is Your Air Conditioner's Warranty This Awesome? Installing a new HVAC system can be one of your home's most important investments. It can also be expensive. The good news is that they can last a good long time -- 15-20 years on average. We have seen a few last upwards of 30 years, though they [...]

How We Pick Parts for an HVAC Repair Built to Last

How We Pick Parts for an HVAC Repair Built to Last When making a repair to your air conditioning and heating system, selecting the right part is a critical ingredient to a long-lasting repair. The image above shows the internal computer board from a multi-speed condenser, so you can see how far technology has come [...]

HVAC Zoning Pitfalls We See Most Often

HVAC Zoning Pitfalls We See Most Often Taking advantage of the latest technology for your home’s climate control system is a great way to save energy and money. Zoning your home’s HVAC equipment is one way to save between 20-40% on energy efficiency by some accounts. But when zoning is incorrectly installed, it can have [...]

Why We Don’t Install Equipment Purchased Off the Internet

Why We Don't Install Equipment Purchased Off the Internet Searching for deals on the Internet has made shopping so much more convenient. When it comes to buying HVAC equipment online, though, it is not the best way to purchase HVAC equipment for residential applications in our opinion. Saving a few dollars is not worth the [...]

What to Know About Coming EPA Rules Governing R22 or Freon

What to Know About Coming EPA Rules Governing R22 or Freon The Environmental Protection Agency’s upcoming rules will prohibit the purchase of new R22 or Freon/HCFC-22, a common refrigerant used in residential air conditioning systems. But, this doesn’t necessarily mean you need to scrap the air conditioning equipment you have just yet. Here’s why: Your [...]

Case Study: Air Purification After Hurricane Harvey

Case Study: Air Purification After Hurricane Harvey After Hurricane Harvey dropped so much rain in the Houston area, the flooding was intense. After the water subsided and in some places that took weeks, the race was on to remove debris and muck out homes so they could be dried out as quickly as possible. Water [...]

What Large HVAC Companies Don’t Want You to Know

What Large HVAC Companies Don't Want You to Know The HVAC field is big business in Houston, Texas, and some companies have gotten very large keeping our neighbors cool in the area's blistering summers. But did you stop for a moment and think about how a large HVAC may be costing their customers more with [...]

Why We Do Not Check Air Conditioners in the Winter

Why We Do Not Check Air Conditioners in the Winter Inspecting and servicing your air conditioning and heating equipment twice a year, in the spring and fall, is a best practice especially in the Houston and surrounding area. Routine maintenance can save you a surprise breakdown when it's the least convenient. And we all know [...]

5 Things to Know About Your Heater Before a Cold Front Arrives

5 Things to Know About Your Heater Before a Cold Front Arrives A typical Houston winter is characterized by flip flops between bone-chilling cold and temperate 70-degree, spring-like weather. And like movie, Forrest Gump, prophetically shares looking at his box of chocolates, “You never know which one you’re going to get.” But when the weather [...]

What to Know Before Replacing a Furnace or Heat Pump

What to Know Before Replacing a Furnace or Heat Pump On those rare days in H-town when the temperatures dip below 50, we turn to our gas furnaces and electric heaters to keep warm. Furnaces, heat pumps or electric heaters are usually one important component of a Central Air and Heating System found in most [...]

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