Saturday, June 27, 2015
Problems with your heat pump can lead to a lot of heating and cooling problems in your home, especially in the summer when you need it for efficient space cooling. Even in states, like Philadelphia, that don’t get too wildly hot in warmer months, a well-conditioned heat pump makes a great deal of difference. As a homeowner, you need to be familiar with the common issues you might encounter with your heat pump, and know when you need to call for professional heating repair immediately to address the problem. Cooling and Heating Issues Inside your home, you probably prefer to maintain a certain temperature for utmost comfort. You’ll know when something is wrong with your HVAC system when you notice frequent shifts in the temperature where it might suddenly feel cooler or warmer even if you did not change the setting on your thermostat.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Philadelphia residents will need an efficient and highly functioning HVAC system in their homes to keep themselves comfortable through the harsh days of winter and summer every year. Proper heating and cooling of homes can only be ensured when the various components of the HVAC system are maintained to keep them in great condition. In brief, these HVAC parts need particular attention: The Thermostat Your HVAC system’s thermostat is what controls the temperature indoors. When you have problems with it, you may end up with rooms that aren’t as warm or as cold as they need to be. Though thermostats are accessible enough, it’s not that easy to detect that anything is wrong with them. Have an HVAC professional look over your thermostat as part of the system maintenance. Usually, the malfunction that may be due to broken wiring, or some other, can easily be repaired.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
In the summer heat, Philadelphia homeowners may think that they won’t have to worry about their heating systems; it’s at rest, after all, taking the much-needed break. Summer, however, doesn’t last; Before long, winter takes its place, and your heating furnace once again takes a beating. If you want to make sure you furnace can take the stress and will not fail you in the coldest of nights, you need to consider a day in the summer season for calling in an experienced heating contractor like DN HVAC Services to do the necessary maintenance check on your furnace. Repair or Replace? When having your HVAC system checked this summer, you would have to decide whether your furnace simply needs maintenance or repairs of minor problems, including replacement of small parts—or if you might settle for a complete replacement of your current furnace.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
When it comes to heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) concerns, there are more myths circulating out there than one can imagine. In fact, some of the energy-saving measures that you believe are doing you good at home may actually be doing just the opposite. The time has come to set the record straight on what the ideal HVAC conditions are. Myth: Buying an energy efficient air conditioner will automatically reduce your utility bill This is not entirely a myth. However, even a top-of-the line energy-efficient air conditioner won't be enough to reduce your bills if they are improperly sized or installed. According to the Department of Energy, poorly installed and improperly sized equipment can lead to over 30 percent wasted energy consumption. A professional home energy audit, coupled with prompt AC repair by Philadelphia technicians, will help you maximize the benefits of an energy efficient A/C unit.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
In the face of hot, humid weather, few appliances mean more to the quality of a person’s life than an air conditioner. An air conditioner filters, dehumidifies, and cools the air, making your home surrounding very comfortable for you. With all its beneficial functions, there’s no doubt that AC units play an important role in the total wellbeing of the homeowner. Just like any household equipment, an air conditioner will eventually conk out at one point in time. If the unit stops working, then not only will your family feel the heat, your health could be at risk, too. According to the American Lung Association, out of 277 metropolitan areas, The City of Brotherly Love ranked 29th for 24-hour particle pollution, 20th for high ozone days, and 11th for annual particle pollution.
When HVAC pioneer Willis Carrier introduced the first modern air conditioner in 1902, he had one single purpose for the machine: to cool us down when the heat becomes a bit unbearable. Since then, comfortable indoor air conditioning has been a must-have (with summer here, even more so). What will you do, though, if your trusty air conditioner suddenly begins to blow warm air? If that happens, don’t sweat it (pun intended). In numerous instances, the problem is due to simple malfunctions or lack of necessary precautions on your part. You can’t also ignore the possibility of a bigger problem, but then, professionals from Philadelphia HVAC companies such as DN HVAC Services have your back in situations like these.