Everyone is excited that Spring is finally here and before you know it summer will be here. As you think about baseball, days at the beach and the other great things about summer, don’t forget about your air conditioner. Spring is not only a transition time for the seasons, but it is also a transition […]
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So you have seen the signs that you are in need of a new air conditioner. All of your research talks about single stage and two stage air conditioning. Single Stage vs. Two Stage Air Conditioners The main difference between the single stage and two stage air conditioners is the type of compressor they use. […]
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The financial and environmental costs of using utilities add up fast. In many cases – and we’re all guilty of this – we don’t realize how much we’re consuming until the utility bill shows up. We scratch our heads and think, “wow, there’s no way I used 897 kilowatt-hours of electricity this month.” (The average […]
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There are a couple new tax laws that benefit both residential and commercial customers when upgrading existing HVAC equipment. Commercial-Section 179 is a new tax law that started on January 1st, 2018. Commercials customer have the ability to write off for tax purposes the cost of a new heating and air conditioning units in the […]
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On January 1st, 2020, R22 will be illegal in this great country of ours. Chlordoifluoromethane(or R22)is a colorless gas that is used in your air conditioner. It does a great job keeping your air cool in your house, but it reeks havoc on the ozone layer. So what does that mean to you…. If you […]
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Many homeowners struggle with if they should repair their equipment or if they should replace it. It is all ways be cheaper to repair, but if the equipment is always breaking down, it might not be the best use of your dollars. Here is a common rule of thumb to determine what might be the […]
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We don’t need to tell you that it is cold and flu season, but guess what, it is cold and flu season. Legacy Heating and Air has some good ideas on how to keep you out of the doctor’s office or hopped up on cold medicine. Clean those Ducts Do you know what is in […]
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Low Refrigerant The refrigerant is the goop that your air conditioner uses to remove the heat and humidity from the air in your home or business. If your system develops a leak in your refrigerant lines, you can end up with not enough refrigerant to keep things cool like Fonzie. Frozen Evaporator Coils Your air […]
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Pollution is a big problem in the world today but do you know that one of the most polluted places in your everyday life is the place where you breathe and sleep every night? That’s right your home. The builders today build “tight homes” which means that they are well insulated not letting much in […]
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A humidifier is an essential piece of your HVAC System because it not only gives you comfort, but it maximizes the efficiencies of your furnace. How may you ask? During the summer months, humidity might as well be a four letter word. Those warm summer days are made even warmer when the humidity is hovering […]
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Only your parents know what the temperature your thermostat should be set at… Ok…that might be a little over the top but you get the idea. The thermostat can be the most important way for you to control energy consumption in your home. For every degree that you adjust your thermostat, it can adjust cause […]
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Trying to figure out if you should replace your furnace or not? Here are some signs that can help you make that decision. 1. Old Age The Average Oil or Natural Gas Furnace has an average lifespan of 16 t0 20 years. According to the US Department of Energy, you should replace your furnace after […]
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