Winter Plumbing Tips
How to prepare your plumbing system to prevent freezing pipes and other common cold weather plumbing problems Winter Plumbing Tips When it comes to plumbing, there are certain ‘cold weather’ preventative measures that will help maintain a healthy, efficient water system and avoid excess water loss and excessive bills. In addition to the harsh winter […]
Maintain Clean Air While Working From Home
Six months have now passed since the US first began to feel the effects of COVID-19 and its related social distancing measures. As cases continue to ebb and surge across the country, many companies continue to encourage – or even mandate – that their employees work remotely from home. […]
Air Quality Impacts Productivity
The clock reads 2:00 in the afternoon and your productivity level is heading downward. You are sluggish, tired, and feel like you can no longer think clearly. A headache begins to develop. Maybe you write off your lack of energy, thinking you should have gone to bed earlier last night. Or the hectic morning combined with that carb-loaded lunch is catching up to you. But maybe there is another culprit that you – and likely your boss – have never even thought about: the air quality of your workspace. […]
Smart Homes Build Value
Posted on December 18th, 2018 by Legacy Heating & Air Inc.
The “Smart Home” is the way of the future. With Smart Thermostats, Smart Lighting, Appliances, Doors and Awareness systems flooding the market, customers who have these products in their homes are selling them faster and at a higher price. […]
Do You Have Friends in Low Places?
Posted on September 28th, 2018 by Legacy Heating & Air Inc.
Do you have a friend in a low place that is starting to cost you money? I am not talking about the guy from High School that sleeps on your couch and takes the money between the cushion, I’m talking about your furnace. Look at this poor furnace to the left and look at the […]
Save Money with Multi Stage Furnaces
Posted on August 24th, 2018 by Legacy Heating & Air Inc.
There are three major furnaces types: Single Stage Furnace Two Stage Furnace Three Stage Furnace Not only are the multistage furnaces have a higher efficiency rating but how they are designed to run more efficient which makes even more financial long term sense. Look at these numbers that are based just on the operating cost […]
Posted on July 26th, 2018 by Legacy Heating & Air Inc.
Many of these little humidifiers can cause fires in your home. A dehumidifier caught on fire a little over a month ago in a Granger neighborhood. These things catch on fire because they are always turning on and off and can overheat. It is important to control your home’s humidity levels because it will allow […]
Removing Humidity During the Summer Makes Dollars and Cents
Posted on July 25th, 2018 by Legacy Heating & Air Inc.
If you lived in Northern Indiana or Southwest Michigan for any length of time, you are no stranger to high humidity levels. You may know that a dehumidifier can keep moisture under control in your home, but did you know that your device can also lower your household energy consumption? When you turn on your […]
South Bend Cubs and Legacy Heating and Air
Posted on April 23rd, 2018 by Legacy Heating & Air Inc.
Legacy Heating and Air has teamed up with the South Bend Cubs to create this shirt that will raise money for Toys for Tots. Legacy has been a supporter for Toys for Tots for years as well with the South Bend Cubs. This unique partnership allows the Legacy to promote their partnership to both brands […]
How Does Your Furnace & AC Work Together?
Posted on April 23rd, 2018 by Legacy Heating & Air Inc.
Your furnace and air conditioners work together to provide optimal home comfort for your home. Upgrading your air conditioner will be affected by the efficiency of your heating system. Here is how they work together: Furnace heats the air in the winter and the blower circulates air throughout the home. AC evaporator coil removes heat […]
Why Does an Air Conditioner Freeze Up?
Posted on April 11th, 2018 by Legacy Heating & Air Inc.
How does an air conditioner freeze up when it is 95 Degrees outside? There are several reasons why your air conditioner would freeze up but the main culprit is that you are low on refrigerant, which means you probably have a leak. A leak will cause not enough pressure for the cold air that is […]
What Section 179 Can Mean For Your Business
Posted on April 10th, 2018 by Legacy Heating & Air Inc.
The new tax laws have created some amazing ramifications for a business who are trying to find ways to increase their bottom line. Section 179 offers a deduction that has a real impact on equipment costs. Section 179 of the IRS tax code allows businesses to deduct the full purchase price of qualifying equipment purchased […]
Heat Pump or Air Conditioner?
Posted on April 9th, 2018 by Legacy Heating & Air Inc.
If you are thinking about updating your cooling system, you may be trying to decide whether an air condition system or heat pump system is best for your home. Here are some highlights for each: Heat Pump Automatically reverses during the winter by taking heat from the outside and bringing it inside your home, leaving […]
Why Should You Change Your Thermostat?
Posted on April 3rd, 2018 by Legacy Heating & Air Inc.
Thermostats have come a long way since the round dial models that are common in many older homes. Although they might work fine, there are many reasons why you might want to upgrade to a more advanced model. You want lower energy bills Switching from a manual thermostat to a programmable thermostat is a great […]
How Can You Tell If Your Air Conditioner Is Leaking Refrigerant?
Posted on April 2nd, 2018 by Legacy Heating & Air Inc.
One of the biggest and most common issues with the air conditioning system is a refrigerant leak. If your system is leaking, it can cause all sorts of performance and efficiency problems. In order to minimize the amount of damage that refrigerant leak can cause, it’s import to know what signs to look out for. […]