Boehmer Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for April, 2016

Do You Need Better Air Filtration?

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Most technicians recommend that you change the air filter in your HVAC system every 1-3 months, although this number can change based on how often you use your HVAC equipment and whether or not you have pets in the home. When it does come time to change your air filter, you might reach for the cheapest filter that fits into your HVAC system.

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How to Decrease Your Utility Bills, Increase Your Comfort, and Ensure Your Safety: A Guide to Home Performance Contracting

Monday, April 18th, 2016

If you have the opportunity to schedule a home performance assessment for your home, don’t miss out! Home performance contracting describes the process of assessing major home efficiency, air quality, comfort, and safety issues. Learn more about how scheduling service with a qualified contractor can transform your home below!

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Is Your HVAC Equipment Holding Up with These Temperature Swings?

Monday, April 11th, 2016

The spring weather has been rather unpredictable this year, and it’s tough to know whether you’ll need your heater or your air conditioner next! In the meantime, your heater is taking on a lot of extra work, and you may have noticed that it’s not performing as well as you’d like. Can it wait to be repaired? Our experts say no.

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Why a Bigger HVAC System Isn’t Always the Better Choice

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Are you considering an HVAC system replacement? The best time to do so is springtime, as our temperatures mellow out and technicians will be less likely to be out on emergency calls. Before you rush out and get the biggest unit you can, however, you need to know that a bigger unit is not necessarily better. If your system is too large, then it will continuously shut on and off to compensate for its size. This process is called short-cycling, and is damaging to your HVAC system, plus it doesn’t efficiently cool or heat your home.

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