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Sunday, 31 January 2021 17:21

Signs Your Heat Pump Needs a Tune Up

There are several signs you might notice that let you know it's time for a heat pump tune up, repair or replacement. Let's take a look.    1. Strange smells - Strange smells are a sign of a problem. Different smells can indicate different problems. For example, a burning oil smell often indicates a worn out belt in your heat pump. A damp or musty odor can indicate that mold growth is happening inside the…
Bryant has released two new Evolution Extreme units - the Evolution Extreme 26 Air Conditioner and the Evolution Extreme 24 Heat Pump. These units are designed to be installed as part of a complete Bryant system and are compatible with other Bryant Evolution components, including the Evolution Connex Control that includes several smart features. For example, these units can analyze data about your comfort preferences, then automatically and continuously adjust their operations to efficiently meet…
Monday, 21 December 2020 13:31

Carbon Monoxide Safety This Winter

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless gas often called the silent killer. CO replaces oxygen in your bloodstream and causes symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, lightheadedness, headache, coma and death. Every year in the United States, 400 people die from CO poisoning while 20,000 visit the emergency department and 4,000 people are hospitalized. CO poisoning is the leading cause of accidental poisoning deaths in the U.S. CO is produced when any kind of fuel…
Monday, 21 December 2020 13:10

Troubleshooting an Iced-Up Heat Pump

Heat pumps can often ice up during particularly cold weather. In most cases, this is not an issue to be concerned with. As the heat pump warms the air to distribute to your home, condensation can form on the coils that then freezes or causes a frost. Heat pumps have a built-in defrost cycle to combat this frosting action. The heat pump works in cycles, including the defrost cycle that should automatically switch on to…
Friday, 04 December 2020 15:12

Top 7 Common Cold Weather Heating Problems

When the temperature drops, your HVAC system goes to work keeping your home warm and comfortable. But how can you tell if there is a problem brewing? Whether you have a furnace or a heat pump, there are a common set of issues that can crop up when the temperature drops. Here are the top 7 most common cold weather heating problems and possible causes.   1. Dirty filters - Dirty filters restrict airflow, add…
Friday, 04 December 2020 15:02

Schedule Your Fall/Winter HVAC Tune-Up!

Right now, as fall and winter weather approaches is the optimal time to have your HVAC professionally tuned-up and serviced. Regularly scheduled tune-ups keep your HVAC system working as effectively as possible and also helps prevent a breakdown by finding small problems before they become major issues. Check out some of the core services your HVAC tune-up includes.  HVAC Tune-Up Your HVAC tune-up will include an inspection of several areas and servicing of many moving…
Thursday, 05 November 2020 10:19

8 Ways to Eliminate Cold Spots in Your Home

If you have cold spots in your home, you might be wondering what causes them and how you can solve them. Let's take a look!   What Causes Cold Spots? There are a few different things that can lead to cold spots in your home (or warm spots in the summer). The first is whether your ductwork was properly designed and installed. A surprising number of homes have ductwork systems that were installed incorrectly or…
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