3 Factors Affecting How Often a Furnace Filter ...

December 3, 2020

You own a furnace, which means that it comes with a filter to keep out dust and debris. Obviously, no filter lasts forever; it will get clogged and then cause problems with airflow and performance if it’s neglected. The question then becomes, “How often should I replace the filter?” The answer depends on several factors....

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Questions Frequently Asked About Geothermal Hea...

November 19, 2020

Geothermal heating, also known as ground source heating, is a way of heating and cooling your home that’s sustainable and reliable. It’s also much less expensive to operate a geothermal heat pump than traditional furnaces and air conditioners. What Is Geothermal Heating? While outdoor temperatures go up and down throughout the year, the temperature constantly...

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Does a Gas Furnace Work Without Electricity?

October 20, 2020

Severe weather and power outages can happen at any time in Asheville, NC. A winter wind, ice or a snowstorm could knock out power to your home for several days, leaving you in the cold. You might wonder if your gas furnace will work without electricity during a power outage. The answer is no, it...

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End of Summer AC Maintenance Could Help You Sav...

September 20, 2020

It has been a long summer in Asheville, NC, and you may be looking forward to the cooler, dryer weather of autumn. Before you start planning your fall maintenance tasks, start with some end-of-summer AC maintenance. Here are three AC maintenance tasks you should do now to save money next spring. Wash the Outdoor Unit...

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3 Things to Look for in Your Air Conditioning

August 19, 2020

When you’re in need of air conditioning services in Asheville, NC, it’s important to choose the right technicians. Your comfort and well-being depend on a properly functioning air conditioning system. Read on in order to learn about three qualities you should look for when hiring air conditioning technicians to maintain, repair, or install your air...

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The R-22 Phase Out: Repair or Replace?

June 15, 2020

With R-22 phased out on Jan. 1, 2020, homeowners with air conditioners that use it have a choice to make. They can either repair or replace their AC unit. Here are the issues involved with making that decision. What Is R-22 and Why Is It Phased Out? R-22 is a refrigerant that most people know...

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Why a Spring HVAC Replacement is a Good Idea

May 14, 2020

When an HVAC system needs to be replaced or upgraded, is there a preferred time of the year to do so? Of course, if the system fails, then you’ll have to replace it right away. On the other hand, if the unit still functions but is nearing the end of its useful lifespan, you can...

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The Best Air Purifiers For Germs

April 17, 2020

In the fight against airborne germs and viruses, you need all the help you can get. In addition to washing your hands regularly and disinfecting hard surfaces, adding an air purifier to your space can defeat some of those pesky airborne germs before they pose a serious threat. Here’s how. Which Air Purifiers Actually Help?...

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How Does Cooking Pollute Your Indoor Air Quality?

March 7, 2020

While home cooking can be fun and provide great nutrition benefits, it can also result in surprisingly hazardous indoor air quality. Many contaminants are released when you burn food. These can cause health issues such as asthma attacks and respiratory illnesses. Some of the contaminants released are ultrafine, which means they can get into parts...

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