The Montreal Protocol and Your HVAC

The Montreal Protocol – what is it?
The Montreal Protocol is a environmental initiative to reduce Ozone Depleting gas emissions that was enacted in 1987.  It targeted CFCs and HCFCs.  One of the first HCFC chemicals set to be fully eliminated is R22.  This chemical, commonly referred to as “Freon,” was one of the most popular […]

By |October 18th, 2016|General|0 Comments

Why Go WiFi? The Wifi Thermostat and Why We Like Them

When you call Climate Heating and Cooling to ask about the new Wifi Thermostats you’ve seen online, we get several repeat questions.  What is a WiFi Thermostat?  How does it work? How will it help me? and What brand do you recommend?  So, we’ll take a moment to answer these questions here.
What IS a WiFi […]

By |April 26th, 2016|General|0 Comments

It’s International Women’s Day!

It’s International Women’s Day, so it’s time to examine some inventions brought to the heating and cooling industry by women.  Women have been regular inventors through history as they examine problems in their home or society that could be fixed with a new product or method.  We know that women have made contributions to every […]

By |March 8th, 2016|General|0 Comments

HVAC Scams and How to Avoid Being a Victim

Nothing bothers us more than arriving at a customer’s house to find out they have paid another company a lot of money and still don’t have a working system. Climate prides itself on being ethical in our treatment of customers, and seeing our hard working customers taken advantage of is really upsetting. We would like […]

By |April 30th, 2015|General|0 Comments

Why “Auto” is costing you money

Many people feel that an easy way to save money on heating costs is to use the “auto” setting for the fan on their thermostat. It seems logical, the fan only comes on when the furnace is running, this would decrease energy use. While seemingly logical, it doesn’t actually work that way. When the fan […]

By |January 21st, 2015|General|0 Comments

No Free Lunch: The Costs of Cheap Service

Common wisdom says there’s no such thing as a free lunch. There’s also no such thing as a $50 heat inspection. HVAC technicians are highly skilled workers. Most are paid around $20-25/hr. If a company paid to send a technician to your house, paid gas for the truck, inventory for the truck, the salary of […]

By |January 21st, 2015|General|0 Comments

Five Lies Your HVAC Guy May Be Telling You

Your system is old.

Modern systems that are properly maintained should last an average of 15-18 years. If your HVAC guy is telling you that your system must be replaced only because it is 10 years old—get a second opinion.

He needs to replace five different parts

If your HVAC tech claims that a whole bunch of parts […]

By |November 18th, 2014|General|2 Comments
  • Tech was on time, polite, used shoe covers, took his time, explained thoroughly what he was doing. If the whole work was like him, I would be very happy. - Ronald S.
  • We were converting from oil to natural gas. We got several estimate[s] and went with Climate Heating and Cooling because they were knowledgeable and helpful in their estimate. - TheVaClevelands
  • The dealer sent a technician to make an assessment of my needs within 24 hours and provided a competitive offer on the spot. The work was done within two more days and all has been working fine with my new Lennox heat pump. - AndrewP
  • ...when we experienced a major heat pump problem during February's brutally cold weather, they went way above and beyond to ensure that our house remained warm. We would definitely recommend Climate Heating and Cooling to anyone looking for a reliable and responsive HVAC company. - Leni G.