Pro Buying Guide: Buying a Warranty for a Heat Pump

August 27, 2021 | Air Conditioning

Heat pumps may be warranted by the manufacturer, such as Amana, Trane, or Lenox, or by a home warranty company (some top names will be covered later). The limited warranty supplied by the equipment manufacturer will cover defects in the manufacturing process. However, it doesn’t cover labor costs. Your heat pump is a critical component […]

HVAC Calculator: Size Your AC and Water Heater to Fit Your Home

August 20, 2021 | Air Conditioning

How to calculate BTU correctly is one of the most important steps to installing an HVAC system in your home. While the process is straightforward, you might need an HVAC calculator to figure out the right size AC and heater for your home. If your HVAC unit is too small, you might have problems with […]

Pro Guide to Buying a Central Air Conditioner Warranty

August 11, 2021 | Air Conditioning

While today’s HVAC systems are designed to last, expensive repairs can pop up along the way. Buying the right central air conditioner warranty is a sure way to protect your investment and save you money in the long run. If you’re buying a home, ask whether the central AC system is under warranty and if […]

What Does a Heat Exchanger Do?

August 6, 2021 | Air Conditioning

Have you ever looked at your furnace and wondered, “What does a heat exchanger do?” Heat exchangers are often used with smokestacks to recover heat from waste gases; they’re also found in engines, air conditioners, refrigerators, and gas boilers. In fact, the heat exchanger is the largest part of your furnace. It’s a device that […]