Recall: Dehumidifiers made by Midea pose serious fire, burn hazard

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has posted a recall for dehumidifiers made by Midea. The CPSC says those dehumidifiers can overheat, smoke and catch fire — which poses a serious fire and burn hazard. This recall involves 25, 30, 40, 50, 60, 65, 70, and 75-pint dehumidifiers with the following brand […]

When is it Time to Repair OR Replace Your HVAC Unit?

When is it time to Repair or Replace your HVAC Unit? With the seasons changing, now is the time to think about your heating and air conditioning system. Is it in good shape? Does it need major work? Use the above Repair/Replace chart to help you decide is it’s time for a new, more efficient model. EXAMPLE […]

How a Heat Pump Works

Heat Pump Facts: Using electricity as its energy source, heat pumps are used for either the heating or cooling of your home by transferring heat betweentwo reservoirs. In the warmer months, the heat pump acts like an air conditioner, removing heat from the air inside your home and transferring it outside. During colder months, heat […]

How a Central Air Conditioner Works

Central Air Conditioner Facts: The typical central air conditioning system is a split system, with an outdoor air conditioning, or “compressor bearing unit” and an indoor coil, which is usually installed on top of the furnace in the home. Using electricity as its power source, the compressor pumps refrigerant through the system to gather heat […]

How a Central Heating System Works

Central Air Conditioner Facts: A furnace works to keep a home warm in the winter and plays a critical part in the operation of an air conditioning system. Furnaces produce heat through the combustion of natural gas in the furnace’s burner. The heat produced from this process then passes through a heat exchanger. Air from […]

How a Packaged HVAC System Works

Central Air Conditioner Facts: Package units are unique, all-in-one systems that supply both cooling and heating equipment in one “package.” These units sit on the ground or rooftop outside of your home or business. Package units come in three forms: Packaged heat pumps offer heating and cooling using heat pump technology. Packaged air conditioners cool […]