How Mini Split Systems Can Save Money

April 15th, 2024

If you’re looking for an efficient and cost-effective way to cool or heat your home, mini-split systems are worth considering. These versatile HVAC systems offer several benefits that can help you save money in the long run. Let’s explore why you should consider a mini-split system in Minneapolis.

What Is a Mini-Split System?

A mini-split system, or ductless mini-split or ductless heat pump, is a heating and cooling system that doesn’t require ductwork. It comprises an outdoor compressor/condenser unit and one or more indoor air-handling units connected by refrigerant lines. Each indoor unit is installed in a specific room or zone, allowing for personalized temperature control.

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What SEER2 Means for Getting a New AC

April 8th, 2024

Understanding SEER ratings is crucial when upgrading your air conditioning system. SEER, which stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, is a metric that measures the efficiency of air conditioners. The higher the SEER2 rating, the more energy-efficient the AC unit is. Let’s learn more about SEER2 and why it’s essential to consider when looking for a new AC installation in St. Paul.

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Hurray for Spring! Let’s Get Your AC in Great Shape for the Warmer Weather

April 1st, 2024

As the temperature rises and the days get longer, it’s time to prepare your air conditioner for the warmer weather. Proper maintenance and preparation can ensure that your AC unit operates efficiently, keeps your home cool, and avoids costly repairs. Here are six essential tips for preparing your residential heating and cooling in Golden Valley for spring and the hot summer months ahead.

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Understanding the HVAC Sequencer

March 25th, 2024

The HVAC sequencer plays a vital role in ensuring efficient and controlled heating in HVAC systems. But what exactly is an HVAC sequencer, and how does it work? This comprehensive guide will explain the features and functions of an HVAC sequencer and the five signs that indicate you might need to find an HVAC company in St. Paul. 

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Real Talk About Asbestos and Your HVAC System

March 18th, 2024

Asbestos. It’s a scary word. You know it’s something that might be in your home, and that you don’t want it there. Asbestos has been banned from homes since 1989, but that doesn’t mean the danger is gone. You may have a serious asbestos issue in your home, hiding inside your HVAC system.

We offer asbestos removal in Minneapolis, and in this blog, we’re going to get down to the important details about the asbestos that might be in your HVAC system and why it’s important to have our specialists remove it.

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Allergy Season? We Can Help!

March 11th, 2024

Spring officially begins at the end of March. While most people will welcome the warmer weather, there are many who will start to experience the aggravation of allergy symptoms. Yes, spring is allergy season, and there are probably people in your household (maybe you!) who have to deal with the irritation of allergies and asthma during this time of year.

There are medical methods to deal with allergies. Obviously, we can’t give you any professional advice regarding medicine—check in with your doctor. But we can give you assistance with your home’s HVAC system that can make a significant difference in how allergy season affects your household. For example, the installation of air filtration systems and air purifiers in Eden Prairie, MN. We’ll look a bit closer into allergy season and the ways our HVAC team can help. 

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March Means It’s Time to Think About HVAC Maintenance

March 4th, 2024

You never can tell exactly what’s going to happen to the weather in the Twin Cities during March, April, and May. The snow can stop early, and then it can come roaring back when we think we’ve safely gotten into spring. 

Regardless of what we can expect from the weather over the next few months, we’ll soon start the transition to warmer weather. That means that now is the right time to think about scheduling air conditioning maintenance in Plymouth, MN or wherever you live in the Twin Cities.

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Warning Signs Your HVAC System Ducts Need Repairs

February 26th, 2024

The ductwork in a home’s HVAC system often goes overlooked. People focus more on the AC and heating system, which are the parts they interact with the most. The ductwork mostly hides behind the walls and in the attic. But trouble with ducts due to breaches and air leaks are a leading cause of HVAC problems. Bad ducts can cancel out all the good a well-maintained heating and air conditioning system can do!

We’re HVAC pros with a long history of helping homes enjoy the best in comfort. Taking care of ducts is an important part of our job, and we’re one of your best sources for service for your ductwork in Minneapolis, MN and the rest of the Twin Cities if it’s damaged. But first, you have to know you need to call for duct repair. This post will help you determine if your HVAC system has ducts that need our professional services.

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“Help, My Heat Pump Is Billowing Smoke!” and Other Heat Pump Misunderstandings

February 19th, 2024

Heat pumps aren’t new technology. They’ve been around since the invention of split-system air conditioning. But they’re new technology to many homeowners who are adopting them. This means there are some misunderstandings about them flying around.

We want to encourage our customers to look into the possibilities of getting a heat pump installation in Eden Prairie, MN or elsewhere in the Twin Cities, so we’re going to look at these common misunderstandings and misconceptions.

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Electronic Ignition—Why It Replaced the Pilot Light

February 12th, 2024

How does your gas furnace light the burners when it starts a heating cycle? In your mind, you may see a standing pilot light doing the job. That makes sense because standing pilot lights did this job for many decades and it’s just become part of how we think about furnaces.

But chances are high that your furnace doesn’t have a standing pilot light at all. The pilot light is becoming a relic of the past, replaced with electronic ignition systems.

We’re going to look into this change and explain why electronic ignition is now favored over conventional standing pilot lights.

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