3 Benefits of an HVAC Maintenance Service Plan

Much like your vehicle, your HVAC system needs regular maintenance to continue running smoothly and efficiently. This routine maintenance can also help Seattle homeowners prevent costly repairs. Regular maintenance requires more than just changing the air filter once a month. Routine maintenance service visits allow homeowners to benefit from the expertise of a trained HVAC

HVAC Winter Maintenance Checklist

As winter approaches, the days are starting to get colder. In Seattle, homeowners experience some of the coldest temperatures in January where the average high is 47 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low is 36 degrees. It is important for homeowners to get ready for the winter by maintaining their HVAC system and having it

Do I Really Need a Smart Thermostat?

  All you need to do is step foot into an appliance store to see that smart technology is transforming the way that we live on a daily basis. Home automation systems have made it easier and more convenient than ever to keep your home comfortable and your family happy year-round. This technology includes smart

Replacing Your Furnace

What to Consider When Replacing Your Furnace

The average furnace can last as long as 25 years with a proper maintenance routine. Even the most meticulous homeowners, though, will eventually have to replace their units. If your unit has begun to lose efficiency and break down, it’s probably time to switch it out for a newer model. How to Tell When Your

Preparing Heater for Winter

Will Your Heating System Last this Winter? Here’s How to Test It

Though winter may still be a few months off, it is important to test your heating system before you need it. Much like your vehicle, your heating system also needs regular maintenance to keep it running efficiently. Checking your system in the fall allows you to identify any problems that you can work to fix

Dehumidifiers and Humidifiers

Humidifiers vs. Dehumidifiers: What’s the Difference?

Ideally, you should keep the humidity levels in your home between 30 and 50% to promote good health and keep your home comfortable. But what happens when changes in outdoor weather cause these humidity levels to rise or drop? Dehumidifiers and humidifiers are devices that you can use in your home to help control moisture

Cogeneration

The Future Of HVAC: Cogeneration

These days, most home and business owners are as concerned with the environment as they are with daily life. They’re always looking for ways to benefit the earth and save energy in their homes. Though it may surprise you, one of the key places to save energy is through your HVAC system. Cogeneration, also known

Radiant Floor Heating for Your Home

When homeowners want seamless and even heating in areas of their homes, they look into radiant floor heating. Imagine walking on your tiled bathroom floor in the dead of winter without having to put on socks or hop between strategically placed throw rugs. Radiant floor heating is efficient and completely invisible, giving you the best

On Servicing Thermostatic Expansion Valves

Servicing a Thermostatic Expansion Valve Thermostatic expansion valves generally offer worry-free operation and are highly reliable. If they’re malfunctioning it’s usually not because of something wrong with the valve itself, but rather a problem somewhere else is expressing itself symptomatically in the TEV. If you’re going to have to be servicing a TEV it means

From 10,000 B.C. to 2016: The History of Air Conditioning

Did you ever wonder why our cave dwelling ancestors preferred dark and dank environments to the open air? The answer is simple: the early hunter-gatherers hung out in caves because they were trying to protect themselves from the elements. In the winter they gathered around cave fires to stay warm, but in the summertime the