Siting Residential Heat Pumps: Installation Tips For The DIY Mind

Proper installation of heat pumps is important for DIY-minded homeowners who may wish to enjoy the benefits of using a heat pump. DIY installation of heat pumps may be relatively easy but the slightest of mistakes can have a negative impact on pump performance. Choosing the right location is vital for the performance of a heat pump and for compliance with regulations formulated to control noise pollution from household appliances. With this in mind, here are three tips on choosing the right location for heat pump installation. Read More 

4 Top Benefits of Split HVAC Systems

There are two main types of HVAC systems for the home: duct and ductless. Ducted air conditioning units are the most common, but there is a growing trend in split system air conditioners. They offer numerous benefits, and here are four that you should be aware of when you come to choosing a system for your home. They Save Money People are always looking for ways to save money on their spills and a split HVAC system is a way to do that. Read More 

2 Simple Cleaning Jobs That Can Keep Your Home’s Air Conditioner in Tiptop Shape

If you hate the idea of facing another air conditioner repair bill, you might want to think about how you maintain the system in order to reduce wear and tear on the motor, fan, and other parts of the air conditioner. Typically a few minutes of maintenance or cleaning can ensure that your home's air conditioner is always in tiptop shape, and that you're doing everything possible to lighten its load overall. Read More 

Causes of Cold and Hot Spots When an HVAC System Has Been Installed

You may be wondering why there are cold and hot spots in some sections of your house after you have installed an HVAC system. Read on and discover some of the common causes of what you are experiencing.  A Poorly Sized Unit An HVAC system that is too large for your home will cycle on and off quickly. That short run time means that the air within your home will not move over the evaporator coil several times so that it is sufficiently cooled or heated. Read More 

The Risks of an Oversized Commercial Air Conditioning System

One of the most challenging steps before the installation of a commercial air conditioning system is to determine the correct size of the unit that you should buy. Some owners of commercial buildings do not consult HVAC professionals before making a purchase, so they may end up with a unit that is too large for the requirements of that commercial building. This article discusses some of the risks that you are likely to face if you install an oversized AC system. Read More