Q. What does HVAC stand for?
A. Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning.
Q. What regular maintenance do heating and air conditioning systems need?
A. The most important part of HVAC maintenance aspect is keeping unrestricted air flows. Dust, debris and dirt can restrick the HVAC system. You must keep all filters clean and heat exchangers and coils free of debris and restrictions. We recommend that your heating and cooling system be checked and serviced twice a year, in the spring and summer.
Q. Why do I need to change my filter regularly?
A. Regular filter replacements helps your heating and air conditioning system operate at optimum levels and helps improves indoor air quality. It is very important to change your filters regularly to ensure proper air flow and to help keep your home free from dust and allergens.
Q. How do I know if I have am existing warranty on my furnace, air conditioner, or HVAC system?
A. Locate the label on surface of the equipment and look for a manufacture date. If the equipment is less than 5 years old it may still have a warranty, but also may not based on the model. Warranty terms and conditions change with each manufacturer and installing company. We can help you determine if you’re covered when we service your unit in person.
Q. What is the average life expectancy of equipment?
A. Most systems have a lifetime of about 10 to 20 years. As your equipment grows older, it’s efficiency will decrease dramatically. You’ll notice that it gets noisier and needs repairs more often. When a unit shows it’s age, you pretty much have two choices. You can either overhaul the system or replace it.
Q. What is duct cleaning?
A. Duct cleaning is the cleaning of the various heating and cooling system components of forced air systems, including the air ducts, registers, grilles and diffusers, heat exchangers heating and cooling coils, fan motor and housing, as well as the air handling unit.