Archive for December, 2016

Why Boilers Are Sometimes the Best Choice for Home Heating

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Boilers are one of the oldest ways to heat homes, and they are still popular to this day. Furnaces are more common, but boilers offer a number of special advantages that make them competitive. Below, we’ve listed some of the reasons that new homeowners might want to select a boiler system for their comfort. This can help you with your decision-making process if you’re in the situation of looking for a new heating installation. However, always call on professionals to help with the final choice—you’ll need them to handle the eventual installation, after all. (more…)

Keep Away Winter Illnesses with a REME® Generator Advanced Oxidation System Installation

Monday, December 19th, 2016

The winter season can be a joyful time, but it is also a period of the rapid spread of flus and colds. There are many ways to help protect yourself from the germs moving around the air during this season. You may have considered installing a UV air purifier into your HVAC system to improve this situation. This type of air purifiers consist of UV germicidal lights that use ultraviolet radiation rather than ionization to cleanse the air. The lights are installed into the HVAC system near the air conditioner’s evaporator coils to target the air passing through the ventilation system. (more…)

Is Gas Heating Safe?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

The majority of homes in the U.S. have natural gas heating systems to provide them with winter warmth, most commonly a gas furnace or gas boiler. But people still feel cautious about using a gas-powered heater because of the fear of toxic exhausts and even explosions.

We’d like to get to the truth of gas heaters, as well to explain how to better care for one. (more…)

Early Season Furnace Repairs You May Need

Monday, December 5th, 2016

As the weather continues to cool down in North Carolina, you can expect to have your furnace running more and more frequently. If you’ve already had it tuned-up for the season (and it’s still not too late to arrange it with us through our residential maintenance program!) then you probably won’t run into any major operational problems.

But there’s never any guarantee that a furnace will always work at its best, even with regular maintenance. Below are some of the more common troubles that might crop up right as the furnace starts to get to work for another winter. (more…)