Residential Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for December, 2021

Should I Buy 80 or 95 Efficiency Furnace?

Monday, December 27th, 2021

Winter is here, the holiday season is almost over, and you’re putting your heater to good use. If you’ve started to realize that your heater isn’t performing the way you want it to anymore, then it’s time to schedule an appointment for a potential furnace replacement in Minnetonka, MN. Replacement is a job that we can perform for you. 

Replacement and installation services are two of the important jobs you can have done for your heater. If you’re looking for a team that will make sure that your furnace gets the service it deserves, then it’s time to get in touch with us. We have a full team of technicians who have the experience they can put to use for you. Today, we’re going to start from the bottom up–we want to give you the necessary information to get a high-quality furnace.

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What Is a Plenum in an HVAC System?

Monday, December 20th, 2021

handsome-young-man-looking-thoughtfully-at-isolated-white-backgroundYour forced-air heating, air conditioning, and ventilation system use a network of ducts to move your conditioned air through your home. Most of the time, your ducted system is going to be comprised of sheet metal, but it can also be made of fiberglass or insulated plastic in some circumstances. 

In any circumstance, it’s important to understand that the heart of your home’s HVAC system is the plenum. You might be surprised to hear this. It’s a word that many people haven’t heard before when it comes to HVAC services. Today, we’re going to get into your supply plenum and let you know why this is important. It’s important for your air conditioning services and your heating services in Minnetonka

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What Is an HVAC Sequencer?

Monday, December 13th, 2021

Some of the most common questions we receive from homeowners are the ones that hone in on the more technical aspects of HVAC. We’ve covered a few in recent blogs if you’ve ever wondered what CFM means or what short cycling is. We’re proud to say that we have professionals who can answer these questions for you. If you ever need guidance we’re here to provide it. 

Today, we’d like to take a deep dive into HVAC sequencers. HVAC sequencers are small circuit units designed to stabilize circuits. They’re also able to turn switches on and off quickly in an electrical setting. Sequencers are necessary because they regulate appliances and keep devices from overheating and sometimes exploding. We’ll get into everything you need to know about these units below…

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What Does CFM Mean?

Monday, December 6th, 2021

blue-question-markToday, we’re going to slow things down and get a little more technical. We pride ourselves on being the professionals that you can talk to. We make sure that all our technicians are not only knowledgeable but approachable. If you have a question, we want you to be able to ask anyone on our team about it and not feel confident that you’ll get a great answer. We’re the Bloomington HVAC contractor that you can rely on.

That’s why we’re talking things slower and making sure that we address some more technical terms today. There are a lot of terms thrown around in the industry that you might not understand. We get what it’s like to hear a term thrown around so many times with the assumption that you know what it is that you’re afraid to ask. This is why we’re going to define a common term today—CFM.

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