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Heat Pump: Benefits, Problems & Repairs Part 1 of 4

Heat Pump When You Want One, Normal Operation, Problems And When Service Is Required    In DFW, you likely have one of the following central HVAC Systems: Gas Furnace & Central Air Conditioner Electric Furnace & Central Air Conditioner Electric Heat Pump with Back-Up Electric heat.  The Heat Pump also provides Air Conditioning. If Your [...]

August 23rd, 2017|HVAC|

Replacing Windows? Everything You Need To Know

Replacing Windows?  Here's Everything You Need To Know These new replacement windows meet all Texas Building Code Requirements Considering replacement windows?  This article discusses residential windows (both old and new) in DFW homes.  Years ago, new homes had windows with single-pane glass and uninsulated aluminum frames, which are as inefficient as a window can get. [...]

July 12th, 2017|HVAC, Uncategorized|

Lower Cooling Bills — Reducing Heat-Gain Into Your Home (Part 5 of 5)

Check Your AC's Cooling Performance To Ensure It's Working At Its Best This is Part 5 of 5-Part Series Parts 1 -- 3 Of This Series Provided In-Depth Details Regarding Operational Problems That Cause An Air  Conditioner Not To Cool At Its Maximum Ability Parts 4 & 5 Address Ways To Reduce Cooling-Demand By Reducing Heat-Gain Into [...]

June 7th, 2017|HVAC|

Lower Cooling Bills — Reducing Heat-Gain Into Your Home (Part 4 of 5)

Check Your AC's Cooling Performance To Ensure It's Working At Its Best This is Part 4 of 5-Part Series Parts 1 -- 3 Of This Series Provided In-Depth Details Regarding Operational Problems That Cause An Air  Conditioner Not To Cool At Its Maximum Ability Parts 4 & 5 Address Ways To Reduce Cooling-Demand By Reducing Heat-Gain Into The [...]

May 30th, 2017|HVAC|

Lower Cooling Bills — Is Your A/C Cooling At Its Best? (Part 3 of 5)

Check Your AC's Cooling Performance To Ensure It's Working At Its Best This Series is dedicated to lowering cooling bills.  It provides in-depth details regarding problems that cause an air conditioner not to cool at its maximum ability.  Many times an air conditioner is running longer and harder than it needs to, due to operational [...]

May 24th, 2017|HVAC|

Lower Cooling Bills — Is Your A/C Cooling At Its Best? (Part 2 of 5)

Check Your AC's Cooling Performance To Ensure It's Working At Its Best This is Part 2 of 5-Part Series This Series is dedicated to lowering cooling bills.  It provides in-depth details regarding problems that cause an air conditioner not to cool at its maximum ability.  Many times an air conditioner is running longer and harder [...]

May 17th, 2017|HVAC|

Lower Cooling Bills — Is Your A/C Cooling At Its Best? (Part 1 of 5)

Check Your AC's Cooling Performance To Ensure It's Working At Its Best This is Part 1 of 5-Part Series The U.S. Department of Energy States:  Air Conditioners Use 1/6 of Total U.S. Electricity.  On Hot Summer Days, Air Conditioning Creates Up To 43% Of Peak Power-Loads.   The power grid must maintain a balance of electricity [...]

May 11th, 2017|HVAC|

HVAC Terms Glossary

HVAC TERMS GLOSSARY Need to know what an HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) Term means?  Use our handy glossary. AC (Alternating Current):  Electrical current where the directional flow of the current reverses at regular intervals. Accumulator: A storage tank that receives liquid refrigerant from the evaporator, preventing refrigerant from flowing back into the compressor. Acoustical:  Relating to [...]

May 2nd, 2017|HVAC|

Air Conditioning Season Again — Reducing Cooling Costs

Reduce Your Cooling Costs Without Changing Your HVAC System Or Lifestyle As DFW begins to enter a new Cooling Season, cooling costs will enter our minds once again.  This article describes how to determine the best Electricity Retailer and Electricity Plan for your needs.  Also, we have a separate article that describes 55 Ways To Lower [...]

April 4th, 2017|HVAC|

Lower Cooling Bills and much more with Shade Trees

Lower Your Cooling Bills (And Much More) With Shade Trees Lower Cooling Bills By Providing Shade Trees To Block The Sun From Your Attic According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) "Shade Trees & Vegetation lower Surfaces & Air Temps by providing shade. Shaded surfaces are up to 25--45° cooler than unshaded surfaces. 1 [...]

April 4th, 2017|HVAC|