Heating Services, Installations, and Repair Guide

It’s time for Furnace Repair: Tis the season for…Carbon Monoxide??

Yes, winter is almost here, as is Christmas. That means most people’s furnaces are hard at work keeping their home warm. Hopefully all those furnaces have received their annual safety inspection and tune-up. The fall furnace repair service is key, important, necessary, critical, essential……….well, you get the idea. If you own a GAS OR OIL […]

WHY HEAT PUMPS ARE GAINING IN POPULARITY…

Heat pumps have grown in popularity recently, with a 16% increase in manufacturer shipments for 2013, and a 25% increase in shipments so far in 2014.  While most HVAC equipment shipments have been up recently, heat pumps have outstripped the market.  Here’s why: When heat pumps first came into the market back in the 70’s, they were not […]

Regional Efficiency Standards Vacated

The crazy-quilt US Department of Energy efficiency standards imposed by  the federal government 2 1/2 years ago have been vacated in the US District Court of Appeals.  The vacated DOE ruling actually called for different energy efficiency standards in different parts of the country, overturning decades of national consistency. For instance, the traditional 80% efficient furnace […]

Furnace Efficiency Ratings

Customers purchasing heating or cooling equipment want to know how energy-efficient their new unit will be, and each type of equipment has it own measure.  Gas furnace efficiency is measured in AFUE, which stands Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE).  For a gas furnace rated at 95% AFUE, that means that 95% of the heat produced […]

Energy Efficient

As much as half of the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling. So, making smart decisions about your home’s heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system can have a big effect on your utility bills — and your comfort. Making your home more energy efficient with a modern HVAC System can […]

WIRELESS THERMOSTATS ARE COMING

Wireless thermostat usage is expected to quadruple by 2017. The increased comfort and ease of control is overwhelming. Instead of your thermostat being fixed in one location, you can take the wireless thermostat with you from room to room. So no matter where you are in your home or office, the temperature will be exactly […]

Winter is late this year-

Because of our unduly warm fall and later winter, many people have forgotten to tune  up their furnaces.  If winter comes fast, they will be trying to get routine maintenance done during the emergency season, and they will pay more and wait longer for it.  Don’t be one of those –get this maintenance task done NOW, not when it’s zero-degrees outside.  […]

80% AFUE Furnace Phase Out

This is a big change coming in residential & light-commercial furnaces.  Effective June 1, 2013, federal law requires that minimum furnace efficiency in the Northwest must be 90%.  That means that 80 percent furnaces cannot be installed after that date. All things being equal, many people would opt to pay the upcharge for a 90 percent […]

Time For A Furnace Repair Tune Up: It’s Still Winter in Spokane!

Hire a nearby furnace repair company in plenty of time, to have your furnace repaired in no time flat. Residing in an region with cold winters demands an efficient operating furnace. In case your heating unit isn’t working nicely, your home might be cold. It might also be operating additional difficult that will trigger your power expenses […]

Replace Your Heating System

Which Brand? Consumer Reports lists American Standard as the #1 top-rated residential heating & cooling equipment manufacturer (look it up!). American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning remains the name to trust. Over the past DECADE it has consistently ranked the highest in Quality and Reliability from a leading consumer reporting magazine and mirrors Air Control’s highest […]