Category: HVAC

What Regular Maintenance do HVAC Systems Need?

The most important part of HVAC system maintenance is ensuring unrestricted airflow. Dirt, dust, and debris are your system’s worst enemies. Regardless of whether your system is an outdoor or indoor unit, keeping all filters clean and heat exchangers and coils free of restrictions is vital to optimum performance. We recommend thorough serve and cleaning…

How Can I Increase The Efficiency and Life of my Home’s HVAC Systems?

Extending the life of your HVAC equipment requires performing proper maintenance at least two times a year. Chances are that with regular service you will notice a potential issue before it becomes a problem. Spending the money for a minor repair adds years of efficiency and life to your system. In addition, you should clean…

What Does COP Mean?

The Coefficient of Performance (COP) denotes the efficiency of the heat pump or air conditioning mechanism in your heating and cooling system. The dimensionless value represents the energy produced divided by the energy consumed. In general, a higher COP value reflects a higher heating and cooling efficiency. Normally it measures the efficiency of the heat…

What is SEER?

SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating. In short, it evaluates the performance of your heating and cooling system by determining your HVAC’s operating efficiency under two different conditions: high and low humidity. Generally speaking, the higher the SEER value, the greater the cooling efficiency of your system. It is a representative measurement of how…

What is the Average Lifespan of an HVAC System?

Most heating and cooling systems last about 15 years. Nonetheless, there are numerous factors that substantially affect the lifespan of your system. For example, if the heating and cooling capacity is inadequate for the intended space the system can break down sooner than expected. Other things that decrease the life of your system are the…

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