Posts Tagged ‘Heating’

How to Choose an HVAC Contractor

Monday, July 30th, 2018

man-with-fanThere are certain jobs that you may hire out which won’t require that much consideration as to who can handle it. Maybe you hire some neighborhood kids to shovel your driveway, for instance, or your buddy recommends a friend to handle some light landscaping. Different homeowners are going to have different standards of who they give work to, but there is one area where you can never take chances: the installation and/or servicing of your HVAC system.

You absolutely must work with a professional HVAC contractor in Crozet, VA. There is no other way in which you can be sure that you are working with skilled professionals that you can trust. Of course, not all HVAC contractors are created equal. There is a major difference between earning your license and starting a business, for instance, and establishing yourself as a trustworthy contractor capable of living up to all of your clients’ expectations—if not exceeding them! 

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Why Use a Ductless System?

Monday, April 9th, 2018

ductless-blowerAre you thinking about replacing your air conditioner before the heat of summer really settles in? Are you moving into a new home and want to familiarize yourself with the different HVAC system options out there? Whatever the case may be, you’d be remiss to overlook the many benefits that the ductless mini split has to offer. We’re seeing more and more interest in ductless systems in Charlottesville, VA, which is really not much of a surprise to us.

The ways in which a ductless system can benefit homes and homeowners are many, and we want to help you better understand them with today’s post. Now, as is the case with any HVAC system, the ductless mini split is not going to be the right system for everyone. That being said, for those that it is right for, there is a lot to love. So read on, and remember that we are here to handle any HVAC services, for systems ductless or otherwise, that you may need.

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What You May Not Realize about a Home Air Filter

Monday, February 26th, 2018

filter-ductYes, as heating and air conditioning technicians, we would like to remind you of how important it is to keep the air filter clean. This means that you need to replace it every 1-3 months, depending on how often you use it. Or, if you have a reusable filter, then you’ll have to clean it and let it fully dry before replacing it.

You might have heard this before, and you may or may not have followed the advice. Did you know what makes changing the filter so important? You might not have heard all this before.

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The Energy-Saving Benefits of Heat Pumps

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

temperature-just-rightWhen you’re looking for a new home comfort system, you’ve probably already got a pretty good idea of the basic systems out there. There are furnaces, for heating, and central air conditioners, for cooling. For the most part, air conditioners and heaters are completely separate systems, although they do typically share the same blower fan to distribute air throughout your home.

There is, however, another option that uses the same components to heat the home as it does to cool them, and that’s the heat pump. Heat pumps actually use refrigeration for both heating and cooling, and you’ll see what’s so great about this in the guide below. For more information, contact our friendly team!

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4 Reasons to Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat

Monday, February 12th, 2018

modern-thermostat-smart-homeSometimes, a homeowner upgrades their air conditioning and heating systems only to leave the same aging thermostat on the wall. As your technician may likely tell you, this shouldn’t have any effect on the way your heater or air conditioner operates as long as the thermostat is compatible (as it will still be calibrated and able to detect changes in temperature). However, you are missing out on the opportunity to save big time.

Whether your heating and air conditioning systems are brand new or ten years old, we recommend upgrading that wall thermostat to a smart thermostat you can control with your phone or tablet. Learn more about the benefits of smart thermostats and why you should make that upgrade in today’s guide.

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Check Out Our Blog for the Latest in HVAC Technology

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Be sure to bookmark the Mack Morris Heating & Air Conditioning blog for updates on the latest advances in HVAC technology.

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Call Mack Morris Heating & Air Conditioning for all your air conditioning, heating, and indoor air quality needs.

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