This is Part 1 Of our 3-Part Article discussing 25 uncommon ways to lower heating costs.    Al’s Plumbing, Heating & A/C in Plano, Texas provides maintenance & repairs for all brands of Central A/C, Gas & Electric Furnace, and Heat Pumps.  We sell and install new HVAC Systems from American Standard (same company as […]

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This article discusses An On-Demand, Hot-Water Recirculating Pump To Provide Hot Water Quickly.  Al’s Plumbing, Heating & A/C, in Plano, Texas provides full-service plumbing maintenance, repairs and replacements for every plumbing component in your home.  Al’s sells and installs Rheem Professional Series gas & electric water heaters, and tankless water heaters.  Al’s Plumbing, Heating & A/C […]

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The Article Is About An Emerging HVAC Technology: Integrated (one system) Solar-Assisted, Heat Pump HVAC Systems.   These Systems are available now, so we did a cost comparison of Integrated System (1 System) — compared to a Conventional Solar System & a Conventional Heat Pump HVAC System (2 separate systems).   We present our findings in this […]

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  The Article Is About Two Upcoming A/C technologies —  Indirect Evaporative Cooling (IEC) & DeVap Cooling.  IEC does not increase indoor humidity like traditional Evaporative Coolers (EC) do.  But, just like traditional EC — IEC requires low outdoor humidity.  So, IEC is not suited for humid areas like DFW.  DeVap uses traditional Evaporative Cooling […]

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For Part 1 Of This Article, Click Here: AlsPlumbing.com Furnace Control Board – Purpose & Functions (Part 1) For Part 2, Click Here: AlsPlumbing.com Furnace Control Board Lifspand – Power Surge Protection (Part 2) The article is about additional ways to extend furnace control board lifespan (in addition to power-surge protection).   Al’s Plumbing, Heating & A/C […]

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Al’s Plumbing, Heating & A/C in Plano, Texas provides maintenance & repairs for all brands of Central A/C, Gas & Electric Furnace, and Heat Pumps.  Additionally, we sell and install new HVAC Systems from American Standard (same company as Trane), Ameristar (owned by American Standard) and Coleman HVAC (owned by York HVAC). Al’s also provides […]

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The article is about a gas furnace control board (its brain).  Al’s Plumbing, Heating & A/C in Plano, Texas provides maintenance & repairs for all brands of Central A/C, Gas & Electric Furnace, and Heat Pumps.  Additionally, we sell and install new HVAC Systems from American Standard (same company as Trane), Ameristar (owned by American […]

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This article discusses the best way to determine if a gas furnace has a cracked heat-exchanger.  Al’s Plumbing, Heating & A/C in Plano, Texas is near your home in Richardson, TX; Garland, TX; and Wylie, TX.  We service all homes in southern Collin County, TX and Denton County, TX with no additional travel charges. Al’s […]

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This article discusses gas furnace failure, and identifies the components that may fail.   Al’s Plumbing, Heating & A/C in Plano, Texas provides maintenance & repairs for all brands of Central A/C, Gas & Electric Furnace, and Heat Pumps.  Additionally, we sell and install new HVAC Systems from American Standard (same company as Trane), Ameristar (same […]

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This is Part-2 Of A Two-Part Article Discussing If A High-Efficiency Gas Furnace Can Lower Heating Costs enough to justify the extra charge — In DFW.  NOTE: This article is location-specific — it applies only to DFW and locations further south.  Al’s Plumbing, Heating & A/C in Plano, Texas provides maintenance & repairs for all […]

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