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Differentiating Between Heat and Energy Recovery Ventilators

Air exchange systems are a necessary addition to your home, as they aid in purifying your indoor air without losing energy. With ventilators, you have two options to consider: a heat recovery ventilator (HRV) and an energy recovery ventilator (ERV). Neither of them is right for every situation, which is why it’s important to be

Key Features to Consider for Your HVAC System

Oddly enough, what many people don’t realize about an HVAC system is that it’s just that: a system. It consists of different components working together to operate effectively, efficiently and dependably. And yet, some of us don’t pay enough attention to the little details.

Pros and Cons of HVAC Zoning Systems

An HVAC zoning system can help turn certain areas of the house into “climate zones”, giving you the power to choose which rooms to heat or cool. But as with everything, it has its own set of advantages and disadvantages. It’s not for everyone, so be sure to do your homework before committing to this

How to Quiet a Furnace That Runs Constantly

A furnace’s fan draws air into the heat exchanger to be heated, which is then sent to the ducts for distribution throughout the house. The fan should turn off at the end of the heating cycle, so something is wrong if it runs non-stop whether your furnace is heating or not.

4 Ways to Improve Home Energy Efficiency

Improving your home’s energy efficiency doesn’t necessarily mean you need to buy a new set of windows or completely replace your HVAC system. In many cases, a few tweaks and minor upgrades can add up to some mean energy savings. Reliable AC & Heat shares a few easy ways to achieve this.

Common HVAC Terms You Need to Remember

Whenever something goes wrong with your furnace or air conditioning unit, you should immediately contact certified HVAC technicians. Once they’re in your home or business, you are sure to overhear some technical terms you might not be fully aware of. That said, expand your terminology knowledge by learning common HVAC jargon terms that residential and

Heat Pumps: How Do They Work and Why Are They Special?

The heat pump is one of the most sought-after HVAC units today. It can replace both an old furnace or boiler and a low-performance air conditioner, providing heating and cooling on its own. Usually, it needs to be integrated into a forced-air system to regulate the climate of the entire house, but for a room

Warm-Air Furnaces: What Are They and How Do They Work?

A warm-air furnace, or simply furnace, heats up the air by burning fuel (natural gas or oil) to regulate the temperature of finished rooms. It usually relies on ducts to distribute the hot air it generates throughout the house and a chimney to breathe out combustion gases.

How to Choose the Right Type of Heating System

Choosing the right heating and air conditioning system for your house can be a daunting task. Don’t worry, because in this short guide, we’ll discuss the most common heating systems and hopefully, find one that best suits you and your home’s needs.