Knowledge Corner

How often should I replace my air filter?

Regularly changing air filters is crucial for system efficiency. Most experts recommend every 1-3 months, but it can vary based on usage and filter type.

What is the ideal temperature to set my thermostat?

While personal preference varies, a general recommendation is around 68-72°F in winter and 74-78°F in summer for energy efficiency and comfort.

How can I improve indoor air quality?

HVAC companies often advise regular duct cleaning, using high-quality air filters, and considering additional solutions like air purifiers or humidifiers.

What should I do if my HVAC system isn't working?

Troubleshooting steps include checking the thermostat settings, ensuring power supply, and inspecting the air filter. If issues persist, it's recommend giving us a call!

How can I make my HVAC system more energy-efficient?

Regular maintenance, proper insulation, programmable thermostats, and upgrading to energy-efficient systems are common suggestions to enhance efficiency.

What is the lifespan of a typical HVAC system?

The lifespan varies but is often around 15-20 years for HVAC systems with proper maintenance. Regular servicing can extend the lifespan.

How often should I schedule HVAC maintenance?

Annual HVAC maintenance is recommended to ensure optimal performance, prevent breakdowns, and identify potential issues before they become major problems.

What is the purpose of zoning systems?

Zoning systems allow homeowners to control temperatures in different areas of the home independently, optimizing comfort and energy efficiency.

Are smart thermostats worth the investment?

Smart thermostats offer convenience and energy savings by allowing remote control and programmable settings. They are often considered a worthwhile investment.

Can HVAC systems be installed in older homes?

Yes, HVAC systems can be retrofitted into older homes. However, it may require modifications to accommodate ductwork and other system components.