Covenant Heating and Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘HVAC’

Choosing the Right HVAC Company for the Job

Monday, July 8th, 2019

two-hvac-technicians-smiling-at-cameraIt’s that time of year again—one of the two busiest seasons for HVAC contractors, as they’re flooded with calls regarding air conditioning service—whether it’s an emergency repair or a quick replacement. Hotter temperatures lead to inevitable equipment failures for systems that haven’t been well maintained or are past their useful age.

That said, we understand that if you have an air conditioning emergency, you’ll want help fast. This may lead you to choose the most affordable or more immediately available HVAC professional for the job—but this can end up being a costly mistake in the long run.

Whether this is the case for you now or you just have a potential repair need you’d like to get checked out before it grows any bigger, we have the down-low on how to find the right HVAC professional—or rather, the right HVAC company, for your air conditioning services!

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Have You Considered a Heat Pump Installation?

Monday, March 18th, 2019

white question mark on blue backgroundSpring is almost here! That means it’s almost time to turn on your air conditioner and you don’t have to worry about a failing furnace, right?

Wait, hang on.

If your aging furnace is showing signs that it may fail soon, the last thing you want to do is wait on replacing it. After all, do you really want to get to next fall without investing in a new system only to find out on the first day you need it, it’s not working at all? Aside from the inconvenience of not having a functioning heater on the first day you need it, it will also be a mad scramble to try to get a technician who’s not busy to come in and repair or replace the system.

And what if you also have a struggling air conditioner? Are you really willing to let both your HVAC systems suffer for another year?

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Using Your AC More Efficiently: Tips from the Pros

Monday, July 9th, 2018

cardboard-house-in-the-hand-against-the-blue-skyWe’re still in our first month of the official summer season, but with temperatures already soaring to the 90s, we’d assume you’re already using your air conditioner on a pretty consistent basis. Hopefully, you aren’t putting the temperature as low as it will go to help your home cool down faster. We say this first off, because it doesn’t work, and secondly, because it’s actually a pretty inefficient way to use your cooling system.

The good news, however, is there are plenty of ways to ensure the efficient use of your HVAC in Bowling Green, KY, to reduce your monthly costs and to help your air conditioner last longer. After all, nobody wants to be stuck with an unreliable air conditioner in the middle of one of our summers. But, what are these methods we speak of? Keep reading to find out.

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No, Your HVAC System Shouldn’t Be Making That Noise

Monday, May 14th, 2018

woman covering her earsWith summer just around the corner, you will soon be using your air conditioner on a daily basis to keep comfortable. And as you start to use that system more often, it’s important that you be aware of any indications that the system isn’t functioning as it should. The added stress of summertime is typically a trigger for all types of AC system issues, either creating new problems or exacerbating existing ones.

But the faster you notice signs of a problem with your cooling system, the faster you can have them repaired, and the more damage you can potentially avoid. Bearing that in mind, we’ll go over one of the most frequent signs that something is amiss with your Nashville, TN HVAC system: strange and/or unfamiliar noises. Keep reading for examples of troubling sounds you might hear.

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When It’s Time to Replace Your Ducts

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Adequate ductwork is essential to optimal Nashville, TN HVAC efficiency. So, what kind of shape is yours in? Of course, it’s not easy for you to check this, as ductwork isn’t typically accessible—installed in places like your attic or crawlspace. Fortunately, that’s what we’re here for. If your air ducts need to be inspected, repaired, or even replaced, our highly trained and experienced technicians are here for the job.

After all, breached and leaky ductwork is a hidden problem behind many HVAC and indoor air quality issues. Therefore, it’s a good idea to be well informed of the symptoms that suggest you have damaged ductwork. So without further ado, we’ve shared some tips below on what sort of indicators you can watch out for that suggest it’s time to replace, or at least repair, your ductwork.

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Geothermal Heating and Cooling: What You Should Know

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

animated diagram of geothermal systemOne of the numerous Nashville, TN HVAC services we provide is the installation of geothermal heating and cooling systems. These systems operate on heat pump technology, but rather than transferring heat from the air either inside your home or from outside, geothermal heat pumps use the energy of the earth, which remains at a relatively stable temperature.

Understanding how a geothermal system works is just the beginning. We’d like to share the benefits of such a system with you, to help you determine whether or not a geothermal installation is right for you. These types of installs are typically done with new construction projects, as they do run underground. But for many homes, these systems can be retrofitted. This will affect the cost of the installation, however, what you save with a geothermal system can well than make up for this.

Now, onto how a geothermal system will benefit you!

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Have You Scheduled Heating Maintenance Yet?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

service professional working on the inside of a heating systemWe’re officially in the throes of fall, and soon enough we’ll be graced with chillier temperatures. As a result, there are a few rather important Nashville, TN HVAC services to get on your schedule. One of these is your annual (or biannual, if you have a heat pump) heating maintenance appointment.

There are some basic maintenance jobs you can do on your own when it comes to your heating system. For instance, you should be changing your clogged or dirty air filter every 1-3 months. However, full maintenance that actually makes a difference in the performance and functionality of your heating system requires the services of a professionally trained heating technician.

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