Most frequent questions and answers
HVAC is the short term normally used for the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning category. This abbreviation is often used to refer to the whole heating and cooling system your home or business might have.
You can get important benefits from your HVAC. The main advantage is it keeps the air fresh and clean, which keeps productivity high and eliminates bacteria that might potentially harm the health of your family or workmates.
It is pretty normal for your HVAC equipment to make a little noise. However, if it produces loud, unpleasant sounds, a problem has appeared and you might need to act quickly to make sure it does not get worse.
Your heating/cooling system is a mechanical set with a motor, moving parts, electrical components, and fuel in some cases. This requires that all of its components are always in their optimal state to give the best results. Regardless of the brand, quality, or price of your HVAC equipment, it will need some maintenance from time to time.
Yes. The filters have different sizes, quality, and they might even differ on the MERV (Minimum Efficiency Reported Value) rating they have. Our suggestions will always be to work with the air filters that your HVAC manufacturer recommends.
Yes, there are four kinds: split systems, hybrid systems, duct-free systems, and packaged heating and air systems. Each one has its benefits, so it is up to the user to define the one that best solves their needs.
Though it depends on several factors, like the quality of your system and the maintenance it gets, a properly maintained system might last up to 25 years.
You can take care of some aspects around your HVAC system, like its cleaning and proper usage, but if you detect that noises or malfunctions appear, you should contact a technician.
Not really. Home HVAC systems represent around 5% of the total CO emissions we are exposed to everyday. Proper maintenance and quick response in case a fixture is needed will help ensure that vents are free of any obstructions and the combustion processes are running correctly.
Some situations require your system to be covered, like blizzards and hail storms. Some others, like covering it during the winter, are not something we recommend, since it might promote some other issues, like mold and mildew or rodents using your device as a shelter for winter.