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Preparing for Spring Storms

Every year the DC Area experiences an increase in thunderstorms in the spring and early summer.  Following the storms, there are regular power outages that leave homeowners with hot homes and refrigerators full of ruined food.  You can plan now to avoid these problems in your home by having a natural gas generator installed.  A natural […]

By |February 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Value of Early Seasonal Furnace Maintenance

Last week we had a call in Springfield, VA for seasonal furnace maintenance.  Our customer called for their clean and check at the end of September to prepare for the upcoming season.  Mr. M had a 25 year old furnace that, while aging, had been working without problem the last 25 years.

The previous year’s maintenance checks found […]

By |October 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HVAC and Allergies

Spring and summer are prime candidates for allergens outdoors.  Grass, tree, and flower pollen is a concern for seasonal allergy sufferers.  Your HVAC system can help prevent allergic reactions while inside your home.  We’ve put together the top tips for preventing allergies with your HVAC system.

1.Change the Filter

Your filter does a lot of work for your HVAC […]

By |June 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sizing Air Conditioning: Right is Better than Big

Air Conditioners are sold with different sizes and ratings.  The size of a unit is measured in tons (if you want to read the back story including lots of fun history and math, this article explains).  In addition to the number of tons a unit is, we also measure its SEER rating.  The Seasonal Energy Efficiency […]

By |May 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Prepare your Air Conditioner for Summer

At this time of year, many homeowners are getting ready to do some spring gardening.  Sprucing up the yard is a spring tradition.  What do you need to do to prepare your Air Conditioner for Summer?  When working around your outdoor compressor, here are some things to keep in mind.

Preparing your Air Conditioner
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By |March 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|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|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Groundhog Day – the Origin of the Myth

Groundhog Day
Groundhog Day has been dutifully printed on February 2nd of every calendar for as long as I can remember.  I recall early grade school crafts where we colored a groundhog, or maybe drew his shadow.  As we grew older, it became mostly ignored, until the movie Groundhog Day, in which Bill Murray made it represent […]

By |February 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Meet Our Service Techs: Q&A with Erwin

Our technicians are the heart of our company.  We are pleased to have such a strong, diverse, and
talented group of technicians.  Our technicians train regularly on the newest techniques and methods to provide our customers with the highest level of service in the DC Metro Area.

How long have you been working in the HVAC industry?
It’s […]

By |November 24th, 2015|Climate U, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hot Tips to Lower Your Heating Bill

By |October 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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