Troubleshooting Tips For Furnace Draft Problems

Posted on: 20 December 2021

Although nearly all modern furnaces include them, draft inducers are still a relatively new component in the heating world. Old furnaces were relatively inefficient, which meant that the exhaust gases carried away a substantial portion of the combustion heat. Hot gases will naturally rise, allowing them to escape through a simple roof flue. However, higher-efficiency furnaces extract far more heat from the combustion gases. As a result, they require a separate fan motor to induce a negative pressure or "
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HVAC: Don't Make These Common Mistakes

Posted on: 6 December 2021

There are some common mistakes homeowners make with their HVAC systems that can end badly. In some cases, those mistakes cause their utility bills to increase. In other cases, those mistakes can lead to serious repair issues or even the need for a new unit prematurely. Here are examples of mistakes you are going to want to avoid and how an HVAC tech can help:  Don't shut some of the registers
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3 Diagnostic Techniques HVAC Contractors Use For AC Repairs

Posted on: 26 October 2021

One of the advantages of hiring an HVAC contractor to perform work on your air conditioning system is to avoid unnecessary labor and expenses buying parts. Many do-it-yourself fixes involve throwing money at a problem and hoping for the best. On the other hand, professional technicians will diagnose your system thoroughly before installing replacement parts. Like any other skilled tradesperson, HVAC technicians rely on a few reliable and time-tested techniques for hunting down the source of an air conditioning problem.
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Why You Shouldn't Ignore Short Cycling

Posted on: 11 October 2021

Short cycling is a condition that can affect any HVAC system or nearly any mechanical system. Your heating and cooling equipment typically will run in cycles instead of continuously. These cycles can vary based on conditions and your specific equipment, but your heater will usually only run for part of every hour. The rest of the time, it sits idle. When operating normally, your furnace will begin its heating cycle when the thermostat requests heat and turns off when the interior temperature reaches your setpoint.
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