BEST Tech Named Tech of the Month

February 18, 2020

BEST Tech Robert Maderick is ACHR NEWS’ Tech of the Month When it comes to offering the best in service and workmanship, our team at BEST Air Conditioning Plumbing Repair knows that our people make all the difference. This is why it is so gratifying and exciting when one of our own is recognized for their hard work and dedication! The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration (ACHR) NEWS is a weekly publication that reports on industry news and includes a monthly spotlight to honor excellence and up-and-comers in the field. For February 2020, our own Robert Maderick was selected to be

Continue Reading
company icon

Our Lennox Feel The Love Initiative

November 12, 2019

The holidays are for giving back. Here at BEST Air Conditioning Plumbing Repair, we believe that everyone deserves quality air, functioning heating and cooling, and warm water in their home. That’s why we have partnered with Lennox Feel The Love! Since 2009, Lennox Feel The Love has connected with HVAC installers to provide new heaters, air conditioners, water heaters, and air filtration systems to those in need. Our nominees are pillars in their community: firefighters, teachers, and veterans. We also help those struck by natural disasters, those that have fallen on hard times, and those with disabilities. Each

Continue Reading
company icon

Is Your Home Heater Ready For The Holidays?

October 15, 2019

You have a house full of guests dressed in their Halloween bests. When all of a sudden… your heater stops working. You may try and write this off as a Halloween spook; however, the really scary thing about this is that you have no heat, no idea why your heater stopped working, and no clue how to fix it. Don’t let this be your party. That’s where we, BEST Air Conditioning Plumbing Repair, come in. Here is the BEST guide to home heating for the holidays. Heating Hacks for Your Party Close Your Curtains

Continue Reading
company icon

5 Signs Your Air Filter is Faulty

July 25, 2019

Let’s face it, we all spend a ton of time indoors. Whether it’s to binge that new show on Netflix or escape the hot, humid summer air, people tend to spend their free days in the comfort of their own homes. So, clean, cool air should be a priority, right? Right! Well, clean air is dependent on maintaining clean air filters, so we created a list of signs that indicate when it’s time for a filter change! Dirty Air Filter Symptoms 1. Allergy symptoms showing up regardless of the season. If you or

Continue Reading
company icon

Is Your HVAC System Working With You or Against You?

July 19, 2019

It’s been over 100 degrees for weeks when that daunting envelope arrives. You know, the one containing that dreaded letter informing you it’s time to pay your utility bill. You become abundantly aware that your air conditioning system is cranked into high gear, and has remained in that state 24/7 since the hot weather hit. You anxiously expose the contents of the envelope to read what you already knew was coming–a utility bill with an extra zero on the end of it. You knew your air conditioning costs would be high… but the number on your bill

Continue Reading
company icon

A New Furnace Can Reduce Heating Costs

May 13, 2019

Heating bills across the country are the highest they have ever been, without any relief in sight. Even if your older furnace runs, from an economic standpoint it would be wise to replace it. With the proper furnace selection, your central air-conditioning bills can be lower too. Compared with a 17-year-old furnace, a new furnace can save the typical family hundreds of dollars per year. Based on the efficiency of your old furnace, probably 60% at best, a new furnace can cut your utility bills by 40%. You can do the arithmetic to determine your annual savings.

Continue Reading
company icon

Test Your Energy IQ

May 6, 2019

Answers follow the questions: Answers follow the questions: 1. For which jobs are microwave ovens used most?  Defrosting frozen foods  Cooking meals  Reheating foods  Preparing snacks 2. Microwave ovens are currently found in what percentage of all U.S. Homes?  23%

Continue Reading
company icon

History of Plumbing

April 4, 2019

A supply of pure water was essential for the first settlements of people who began to cultivate the land around them. Nomadic hunter-gatherers would have traveled to find water and other needs but, in order to settle, dependable rainfall, a perennial river or spring was necessary for crop irrigation. As settlement and agriculture became more intensive, people began to find ways of controlling their water supply including the diversion of rivers for irrigation and artificial watercourses to channel water into a settlement for drinking and washing. Mohenjo-daro, a town of 40,000, supplied water to

Continue Reading
company icon

Back Flow Prevention FAQs

April 1, 2019

Backflow Prevention Frequently Asked Questions Q. What is backflow? A. The water distribution system is designed to keep the water flowing from the distribution system to you the customer. However, when hydraulic conditions within the system deviate from the “normal” conditions, water flow can be reversed. When this backflow happens, contaminated water can enter the distribution system. Q. What causes backflow? A. Backflow is possible in two situations, backsiphonage and backpressure. Q. What is backsiphonage? A. When there is

Continue Reading
company icon