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Heat Pump vs Air Conditioner – What’s the Difference?

Today, everyone knows what an air conditioner is and what it does. That’s obvious. After all, nearly everyone has central air conditioning in their home. But, heat pumps are not quite as well known and there is often confusion when it comes to the differences (and similarities) between heat pumps and air conditioners. In this …

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Are Heat Pumps Efficient? Answers to Heat Pump Efficiency Questions

We all want to have the most efficient heating and cooling system, right? After all, heating and cooling costs make up the largest portion of our energy bills in the United States. So, the more efficient our heating and cooling system is, the more money we can save! Now that I’ve got you persuaded of …

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Is Your AC Fan Not Working? Find Out Why Your AC Fan Isn’t Spinning & What to Do Next

As a HVAC service company, a common problem that we find is an AC unit fan that isn’t working. In most cases the AC fan is not spinning, but the rest of the system is still running. There are numerous possible causes for this problem, but the most common cause for an AC fan not …

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AC Freezing Up? Top Causes & How to Keep Your AC from Freezing Over

One of the most common problems people have with their air conditioners is the ac freezing up. We encounter it frequently here in Tennessee, especially in the Spring and Summer when the weather starts to heat up. When the weather begins to heat up, people start to fire up their ac units to keep their …

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What is HVAC? What It Means, What a HVAC System is, and How It Works

When you think of the term “HVAC” there are probably a lot of different ideas that come to mind. Some people might think that it’s an industry or profession, and they wouldn’t be wrong. Some people might think that it’s the system in their home or business that provides heating and cooling. And, again, they …

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Spring HVAC Maintenance Checklist

With Spring approaching, we decided to put together a Spring HVAC Maintenance Checklist to help you prepare for the warmer months ahead. We’ve put together some simple tasks that can be accomplished by the average homeowner (or business owner). By following the tasks in the checklist below, you can do your part to ensure that …

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How Long Does a Furnace Last? And When to Replace It

The average life expectancy of a furnace is between 15-20 years. And, when properly installed and maintained, a furnace can last up to 30 years or more. Pretty impressive right!? But, a 30 year or more lifespan for your furnace isn’t automatic. Let’s go over the factors that dictate a furnace’s lifespan. You will also …

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How Much Does a New Furnace Cost?

Before we buy anything, we like to know how much it is going to cost. This is especially true for larger expense items such as a new furnace. And guess what? We’ve put together a helpful guide to give you an idea of what you can expect to pay for a new furnace. Let’s get …

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Mini Split System Cost Guide (Updated for 2021)

With the rise in popularity of mini split systems, especially in the United States, there are a lot of people who are seeking information on these ductless systems. And, one of the most sought after topics is the cost of these mini split systems. This is understandable. Who doesn’t want to know how much something …

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