Learning About HVAC Equipment

Why Too Much Refrigerant Is Bad For Your Air Conditioning System...And Your Wallet

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An air conditioning system’s refrigerant is its lifeblood, and without the refrigerant, there can be no cooling. However, though refrigerants are essential to the operation of air conditioners, it is possible to have too much of a good thing. An overcharged air conditioning system doesn’t only run inefficiently—it can fail outright, resulting in thousands of dollars of repair bills. Below are some of the harmful effects that you can expect if your air conditioner is overcharged and why having a technician properly charge your system is important:…

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Frequently Asked Questions about Tax Benefits for Heating and Cooling Equipment

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If you are thinking about purchasing new heating or cooling equipment, 2016 is a great year to do so. This is because the nonbusiness energy property tax credit, or 25C credit, was extended until December 31, 2016. Purchasing qualifying items until this deadline will help you get a tax credit, making the item more affordable. However, you may have many questions about this. Here are a few frequently asked questions about this tax benefit when purchasing heating and cooling equipment.…

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Important Oil Boiler Maintenance Tasks To Complete Before The Heating Season

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If you have an oil boiler or furnace in your home, then you likely know that proper maintenance and inspections must be completed at the beginning of the heating season to make sure it runs well all winter long. Your repair and maintenance specialist will likely change the oil filter, inspect ventilation, and make sure that your oil lines are not leaking. These tasks are the most vital to the operation of the boiler.…

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