Posts Tagged ‘Fairfield’

Why Choose a Hybrid Heating System?

Monday, February 6th, 2017

warm-and-cozyWinter weather here in the Northeast can be pretty extreme. It is no surprise that homeowners in this part of the country take their heating systems very carefully. While we are definitely not out of the woods quite yet, we are getting closer and closer to the end of the year’s heating season. If you are thinking about replacing your heater once the winter has passed, then you should give some thought to using a hybrid heating system in Fairfield, CT.

With a hybrid heating system, you reap the benefits of using a heat pump while also enjoying the peace of mind in knowing that you have a gas furnace on deck. Combining heating systems may sound like an odd decision at first, but it can help you out greatly. Let us know if you decide that a hybrid heating system is the way to go.

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Dry Air Is a Serious Problem in the Winter Season

Monday, January 9th, 2017

During the winter season, which can obviously be quite harsh in this part of the country, your heater may demand most of your attention. There is no denying just how important it is that you are able to heat your home effectively when the temperature outside plummets, obviously. However, the effect of your heating system on your comfort is only one factor to consider.

Another important one is the quality of the air in your home. There may not be allergens from blooming plants to worry about in the winter season. There is, however, the issue of very dry air to keep in mind. Fortunately, you can keep the problems caused by very dry air at bay with the use of a whole-house humidifier in Fairfield, CT.

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3 Ways that Homeowners in Fairfield Save On Air Conditioning Costs

Monday, June 27th, 2016

As a leading HVAC service provider in the Fairfield, CT area, believe us when we tell you that we’re as interested in reducing cooling costs as much as you are. Whether you want to put more money into the savings account this summer, or you’re planning to take a vacation later this year, saving on cooling costs can help. After all, every little bit counts. And over the course of several years, such savings can really add up. Here are some common ways to reduce the cost of running your air conditioner without sacrificing your comfort.  (more…)

Use Zone Control to Improve Your Air Conditioner Efficiency

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Central air conditioning has a lot of advantages, which is why it’s still the most popular air conditioning type on the market. However, it is not a perfect system. There are still a lot of issues that central air conditioning systems have to deal with, one of which is energy inefficiency. If you want to vastly improve your air conditioning efficiency this summer, consider installing a zone control system this summer. Let’s take a look at what a zone control system is, and how it can benefit you this summer. (more…)

How Your Air Conditioner Uses Refrigerant

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

You don’t need to know how the vast majority of the systems you use every day work in order to benefit from them. However, sometimes it helps to know a little about the system so that you can keep it in better shape. With summer fast approaching, we thought it would help to go over the core of most home air conditioning systems: refrigerant. Read on to find out how your air conditioner uses refrigerant, and the problems related to it. (more…)

Listen for These Air Conditioner Noises

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

We’re moving out of spring and into summer, which means that you’re probably using your air conditioner more and more often to keep cool. Added usage means more stress on the system, which means greater likelihood for things to go wrong. One of the first signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs is strange noises coming from the system. Let’s take a look at some of the noises that you may hear coming from your air conditioner this summer, and the problems they indicate. (more…)

What You Need to Know About Your Water Heater Anode Rod

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Any system that deals with a large amount of water is going to have to deal with rust at some point. With the amount of water that water heaters have to deal with, they should be completely rusted out before they’re five years old. Why then, do water heaters frequently last between 15 and 20 years? The answer is a small part called the anode rod. Read on to find out more about the anode rod, and why you need to have it checked every year. (more…)

Air Conditioner Size Matters. Here’s Why

Monday, April 11th, 2016

There are a lot of factors that go into selecting a new air conditioning system. Some of them are obvious, like fuel type or cost. Others are a bit more subtle, like size. Now, of course you’re not going to install a air conditioner that physically cannot fit in the space you have. However, physically fitting the system into the space is not the only size consideration that matters. Read on to find out what can happen if the air conditioner is too large or too small for your home. (more…)

Get Your Air Conditioner Checked Before Summer

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Summer is not far off, and the days are already starting to heat up. You’re going to want to make sure that your home is in good shape before the hottest days of the year hit. Part of getting ready for summer is making sure that your air conditioner is ready for the added stress of daily usage. Let’s take a look at air conditioner maintenance, and why it’s so important for the health of the system. (more…)

Should I Replace My Air Conditioner before Summer?

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Though we still have some cool weather ahead, warmer temperatures are on their way. Before we know it, it’ll be spring, then summer, and you’ll be cranking up your air conditioner. However, if you noticed troubling symptoms last summer, you might be wondering if you should replace your air conditioning system before this cooling season. Well-maintained systems typically last 10-15 years, but this is dependent on a variety of factors, like how often you use your AC. Read below for indicators that it could be time to replace your unit. (more…)