Does a Heat Pump Cool as Well as an Air Conditioner?
Don’t let the term “heat pump” fool you – both air conditioning units and heat pumps can effectively cool down your commercial building. However, there are a few significant differences between the two options. Are you looking to upgrade or replace your air conditioning system? Depending on your overall needs, it might make sense to […]
5 Common Misconceptions About Commercial Heat Pumps
Commercial heat pumps have been getting a lot of attention lately because of their energy efficiency. Despite the public interest, there are still misconceptions about these HVAC systems’ inner workings. Do you have questions about how heat pumps can benefit your temperature control needs? Let our commercial heating and air conditioning team in Beaverton help […]
Why is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?
Baby, it’s cold outside and the situation indoors isn’t much better. It isn’t normal to feel cold air from a furnace. When you do, the cause may be a simple fix or an issue that requires expert help. Before you call an HVAC expert and ask, “Why is the air from my furnace cold?” try […]
How to Troubleshoot Your HVAC System
You’re relaxing at home when you notice something doesn’t seem quite right. Perhaps you don’t feel as comfortable or the hum from your HVAC system stopped. While heating and cooling equipment is reliable with regular maintenance, malfunctions happen. HVAC troubleshooting may help you find the source of your problems. Depending on the situation, you might […]
How Do You Choose the Best HVAC Company?
The best time to choose an HVAC company for your home comfort needs is before you have a heating or cooling emergency. Heating and cooling equipment are complex systems that also contribute to the ventilation and air quality in your home. Knowing how to choose an HVAC company, and taking the time to vet them […]
5 Tips Every First-Time Homeowner Needs to Know About Heating & Cooling Their Homes
Congratulations on purchasing your first home! Being a new homeowner is an exciting venture that involves learning about the quirks around your property. Between unpacking, housewarming parties and exploring your neighborhood, it can be simple to overlook one of your home’s most important features—the HVAC system. Even though it seemed to run well when you […]
Annual HVAC Maintenance Timeline
Unlike other appliances that need maintenance once a year, heating and cooling systems need attention more often. There are a handful simple HVAC maintenance tasks that you can perform on your own to keep the system efficient and at peak performance. Others require an HVAC specialist. By knowing what tasks to do and when, you’ll […]
New Homeowner HVAC Tips & Tricks
You bought a home! Congratulations! Whether this is your first time purchasing a home or fifth, it’s important to be familiar with the systems that control its comfort levels before for they need a major repair. Doing so allows you to perform the preventive maintenance the HVAC system needs, recognize sign of trouble and avoid […]
Heat Pump Maintenance 101: What’s Included in My Service?
If you believe in Murphy’s Law, an ignored heat pump will fail during the worst time of year, in the dead of winter. With the upcoming holidays, this is the last thing you want, especially since the winter is one of the busiest times of year for HVAC technicians. The best solution is preventive HVAC […]
Can I Retrofit My Historic Home with an HVAC System?
The short answer is yes, you can retrofit a historic home with an energy-efficient HVAC system! You’ll find that many of Portland’s popular historic homes have retrofitted HVAC systems. While the installation of an HVAC system is possible, it will take an HVAC expert’s ingenuity and creativity to complete the complex project with minimal alterations […]