Boehmer Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for September, 2020

5 Ways to Improve Heating Efficiency to Save Money

Monday, September 21st, 2020

gas-regulator-on-boiler-systemWith the official start of fall here, soon enough temperatures will turn toward cooler trends, and you’ll want a fully effective and efficient operating heater to get by. With your home’s HVAC systems making up about half of all your energy use, and therefore increasing your energy bills, it makes sense that you’d like to know how to best save money while maintaining home comfort.

Fortunately, we have 5 tips below on how to do just that. Read on!

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How to Get Your Heat Pump Unstuck From Cooling Mode

Monday, September 7th, 2020

man-looking-cold-in-front-of-thermostatWhile you probably don’t need to use a heating system quite yet, cooler daytime temperatures are right around the corner! And once fall hits in earnest, you’ll be glad to have a fully functional and efficiently working heating system in place. So what you are using a heat pump, and it seems to be stuck in cooling mode?

First, you’ll want to check to see if the thermostat is actually set in heating mode. Sure, this seems obvious, but there is always the chance that a member of your household switched it back over because they preferred a different temperature than you. Assuming that you’ve checked this and the heat pump is blowing out cold air when you switched it over to heat, it likely means your heat pump is, in fact, stuck in cooling mode. But how does this occur, and what should you do about it? The answer to the latter is “call our pros!” but as for how this occurs, read on.

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