How to Conduct a Winter HVAC System Audit

February 20, 2024

Audits are thorough, detailed inspections of systems, accounts, and equipment. By performing a winter audit on the HVAC system in your Las Vegas, NV home, you can make sure that everything is working safely and efficiently. Winter audits help homeowners lower their carbon footprints and energy bills, improve their indoor air quality (IAQ), and increase their comfort. The good news is that this complex, multi-pronged process can be completed with the help of our seasoned HVAC technicians. Start by Scheduling Preventative Maintenance All residential heating systems require professional preventative maintenance service at least once each year.

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How to Optimize Smart Thermostats for Winter Energy Savings

January 4, 2024

Did you know 68°F is the ideal temperature setting during winter? While you can choose a temperature setting that aligns with your preference, adhering to temperature around this figure can help you achieve comfort and energy savings. However, HVAC specialists emphasize that adjusting your smart thermostat to this temperature may not suffice to achieve and maintain optimal indoor climate. There are some expert tips you can embrace to maximize your thermostat in winter. 1. Be Keen on Thermostat Location The thermostat is the command center for your HVAC systems. Various heat sources can influence thermostat readings,

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Understanding How Dents Affect the Performance of Your Water Heater

December 15, 2023

Water heaters are essential to the smooth daily operation of modern homes. According to the Department of Energy, water heating is the second largest expense in the average U.S. household. In fact, the typical household can attribute 14-18% of the average monthly utility bill to water heating. Given the investment, it is important that your water heat functions as effectively as possible. Unfortunately, dents and similar types of structural damage can compromise the performance of your unit. A look at the best way to handle dents in your water heater can provide solid guidance on how to fix the issue

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Preventing and Resolving Some Common HVAC Problems

December 13, 2023

A functional heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is essential for all residents of Las Vegas since it helps keep your indoor environment comfortable. Since the heat and cold can get extreme, you need a fully functional system to ensure you enjoy spending time indoors. With the help of our experts at [company name], you can keep everything running smoothly for years. HVAC breakdowns are inconvenient and can cost you a significant amount of money for repairs. They can catch you at a financially unstable time, which may mean cutting budgets and financial strain. However, you

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Can You Have a Heat Pump and a Furnace?

November 2, 2023

Here in Las Vegas, NV, people assume that air conditioning is the only HVAC concern that a homeowner can have. However, it does get cold enough here in the winter that reliable heat is important, too. That’s one of the reasons that heat pumps are so popular here. They represent a single system that can give you heating and cooling at efficiency levels other HVAC systems can’t match. Historically, however, heat pumps have had a weakness. It’s that they lose a great deal of efficiency when outside temperatures drop below freezing. Worse still, on very cold

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Recycling Old Air Filters: Everything You Need to Know

September 14, 2023

While many of us are familiar with recycling paper, plastic, and glass, there’s another important item that often goes unnoticed in the recycling conversation: air filters. These unassuming devices play a critical role in maintaining indoor air quality, and their proper recycling can contribute to a healthier planet. Let’s explore the significance of recycling air filters, the benefits it offers, and the steps you can take to participate in this eco-friendly practice. The Role of Air Filters Air filters are integral components of HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) systems that help remove airborne particles and

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Why Do Water Heaters Need to Be Flushed?

September 11, 2023

No matter what type of water heater you have, you should always make sure to have it drained and flushed every year. Not flushing your water heater regularly will negatively impact its performance and also shorten its lifespan. We’re going to discuss the purpose of flushing a water heater and also what can happen if you don’t flush your unit. How Sediment Forms in a Tank-Type Water Heater Flushing a tank-type water heater is important as it allows all the sediment that forms inside the tank to be removed. The water in your home contains

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Can You Improve Energy Efficency By Closing Doors to Bedrooms?

September 4, 2023

Rising energy costs have led most people to look for different ways to improve the energy efficiency of their HVAC system and their home in general. One option that many people look to is keeping the doors closed to their bedroom and other rooms they’re not currently using. The thought behind this is that it will keep the heat or cool from escaping so that your AC or furnace doesn’t need to come on as much and will use less energy. Here’s a look at what effect closing your bedroom doors has on energy efficiency and also some of the

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Determining the Ideal Cleaning Frequency for Your Outdoor HVAC System

August 21, 2023

With the scorching summer heat and freezing winter temperatures in the Las Vegas Valley, your outdoor HVAC system works tirelessly to keep your home comfortable year-round. But have you ever wondered how often you should clean it? Regular cleaning is essential to ensure the efficiency and longevity of your outdoor HVAC system. The Recommended Frequency for HVAC Cleaning Outdoor HVAC systems are often exposed to dirt, debris, and environmental conditions that can affect their performance. As a best practice, we recommend having your outdoor unit cleaned and inspected at least twice a year, ideally during

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How Ductless Mini-Splits Can Boost the Value of Your Home

August 15, 2023

Are you looking for a home improvement project to boost your property’s value? A ductless mini-split system installation could be the answer. Not only does it provide heating and cooling solutions that rival traditional HVAC systems, but it may also boost the overall worth of your home. Learning more about this system is well worth your time if you are considering making an upgrade to your house. What Is a Ductless Mini-Split System? As the name suggests, these systems don’t require a network of ducts to function. Instead, they are composed of an outdoor compressor unit

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