Residential Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Eden Prairie’

Maximizing Efficiency with a Heat Pump Upgrade

Monday, May 27th, 2024

Are you thinking about upgrading your heat pump? At Residential Heating and Air Conditioning, we understand the impact of a highly efficient heat pump in Eden Prairie, MN on your home comfort and utility bills. As a trusted HVAC services provider, we are here to guide you through enhancing your system’s efficiency with a state-of-the-art heat pump upgrade.

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5 Signs It’s Time to Call A Professional For Your AC

Monday, May 20th, 2024
Man working on AC unit

Air conditioners are vital to your home’s comfort, especially during hot and humid days. While DIY projects can be tempting, certain AC issues require the expertise of a professional technician. Here are five signs indicating it’s time to call a professional for your AC repair in Eden Prairie.

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Allergy Season? We Can Help!

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

Monday, 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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Will You Need a New Heating System After This Winter?

Monday, January 22nd, 2024

You might think it’s a bit early to talk about “after this winter.” We’re still in the middle of yet another cold winter, and sometimes the icy weather can extend through April and even into May. 

But we’re not here to talk about how you’re going to cool down your house in summer. We’re here to talk about the heating system that’s currently in your house, the one that’s running right now to keep you and your family warm.

We want you to think about that heater and if you want to keep it around after this winter. Thinking about its performance now can help you make the important choice about whether to schedule heating service in Eden Prairie, MN with our team to replace it once the winter is done.

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Ways to Lower Those High Heating Bills

Monday, January 15th, 2024

One of the rougher parts of winter is having to look at your utility bills each month. Powering home heating systems costs money, and when you have to regularly run your furnace, heat pump, or other heater, you’ll see it reflected on your monthly energy bills.

But if you’ve thought to yourself that the costs seem too high, then this is the blog post for you. Most homeowners pay more for their heating than they should, and by taking a few steps, they can cut down on the high cost of winter comfort. Here’s our guide to getting those heating costs down to something less intimidating to see on your bills.

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Furnace Filters and You: An Educational Tale

Monday, December 11th, 2023

Do you know that your home’s furnace has a filter? We hope so, since it’s an essential part of the whole HVAC system, not just the furnace, and it requires special attention during the year. The furnace filter is sometimes called the blower filter if it’s used for both the furnace and the air conditioning system. It’s often just called an air filter.

This filter can sometimes create confusion in homeowners, who often don’t know exactly what it does or what they need to do about it. We want our customers to have the information they need to ensure the best performance from their heating system and the lower costs to keep their homes warm, so we’re going to take time to talk about what you need to know about furnace filters in Eden Prairie, MN or wherever you live in the Twin Cities.

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Understanding Furnace Efficiency

Monday, November 13th, 2023

Whenever you need to turn on your furnace to warm your house during the chilly Minnesota winters, you’ll spend money—regardless of whether you’re using gas or electricity. But how much money you spend will depend on the efficiency of the furnace, i.e. how well it converts its energy source into heat. 

Efficiency in furnaces has become more important than ever as people look for ways to cut down on energy consumption and benefit the environment. The technology of furnaces has advanced to make high-efficiency units more efficient than ever. In this post, we’ll look into furnace efficiency and how it’s measured to help you understand its importance.

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The Big Fall Question: Is It Time to Replace Your Old Home Heater?

Monday, October 9th, 2023

You know what Minnesota winters are like. They can be beautiful, but without reliable sources of indoor warmth, they can also be miserable and dangerous. You certainly never want to head into a Minnesota winter with a central heating system for your home that you can’t trust to get the job done or not fail when you need it the most.

That’s why fall is the time to ask yourself the big question about your old heating system: Is it time to get rid of it and schedule a new heating installation in Eden Prairie, MN?

The easiest way to get an answer to this question is to work with the helpful team at Residential Heating and Air Conditioning. We know our way around heating systems and we certainly know what Minnesota winters can do. Before you call us, we’ll give you some helpful information that will shed light on your current heating system’s fate.

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4 Common Ductwork Issues

Monday, August 28th, 2023

We’ve served the Twin Cities for more than 25 years, so we’ve seen plenty of problems with the ductwork in homes. Providing duct services in Eden Prairie, MN is an important part of our job of helping homes stay comfortable and energy efficient because of how seriously bad ducts affect how an HVAC system operates.

However, the major problem with ductwork issues is that few homeowners know about them until the issues escalate. In this post, we’ll offer you some important education about the most common types of ductwork problems. These might be affecting your home at this very moment. 

If you have any concerns or questions about your ducts, don’t hesitate to contact our team. We can diagnose the ductwork (such as measuring how it maintains pressure) to locate any troubles and then have them fixed right.

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