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Whether you are searching for detailed maintenance information for your existing HVAC system or looking to keep up with the latest trends in the heating and cooling industry, our Global Heating and Air Conditioning Blog is the place to find what you are searching for. Browse our collection of HVAC articles to find interesting and helpful information about: air conditioning repair and maintenance, central air units, ductless split systems, heat pumps, and more. Check back regularly so you can stay apprised of cutting edge, heating and cooling technology and energy efficiency!

The Importance Of Clean Air in HVAC Systems

This isn’t necessarily a chore that you have to scribble onto your to-do list right away, but it may be something you want to become more aware of. Cleaning out the air ducts in your home’s HVAC system allows clean air to pump throughout your home. Not only is...

Indoor Air Pollution

When we think about pollution and the harm it does us, we usually focus on outdoor factors. Little do we realize that indoor air pollution can be just as dangerous to our health. The infographic below displays a few facts and some tips to minimize the effects of...

Air Conditioner Maintenance Checklist

Although almost as common as a dime once was, air conditioners are sophisticated pieces of equipment. They require regular servicing in order to perform at optimum levels. That way, they use less electricity and the space is cooler too. During a maintenance...

Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

You don’t have to be an HVAC expert to know you have a problem when your furnace is blowing cold air. But, before you start reaching for your wallet and stressing out about major repairs or replacement, consider these five furnace troubleshooting tips. They could save...

Understanding Variable vs. Multi vs. Fixed Speed Furnace

Over time, furnace noise can become part of the family. Boom! The lights dim slightly, and a rush of air pours out of the vents or registers. Then, with a jarring thud, it is over. Gone as quickly as it came. At first, it is a charming part of your life. Something...

How Does a Heat Pump Work?

The cost of heating homes began to rise in the 1970’s, following successive energy crises. First, Western oil supplies shrank when Arab countries embargoed them following the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Then, in 1979, prices were again under upward pressure following the...

Understanding Furnace Energy and AFUE Ratings

Furnaces are firm favorites among Americans for heating their homes. They do this by heating air, and then sending it in ducts around the house. Decades ago, folk were not overly concerned about their energy efficiency. Nowadays we know wasting fuel is contributing to...

10 Tips to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Is there a single person out there who would not wish to optimize energy use, and save on utility bills from their energy supplier? We doubt it, and apart from the cost outlay, we have to think Green whenever possible. Do we have your interest – great if we do! Please...

A Simple Overview of How Air Conditioners Work

Air conditioning is all around us, yet it is a mystery to most. This is surprising since we have had ‘air conditioners’ in our homes since the mid 1850’s. ‘But hold it,’ I hear you say. ‘Carrier only invented the first working conditioner in 1902.’ We are arguing over...

Save Energy Costs and Keep the Heating/Cooling Budget on Track

There are simple interventions you can make in these days of ever-increasing costs. These can help save money and keep your heating and cooling budget in check. None of us like to get a surprise when our utility bills arrive, leaving us pondering what we could have...