AC drain-line tips

The AC drain line is a small line on the outside of your house by your air conditioning unit. It’s also referred to as a condensate drain because it removes condensation from the evaporator coil

Don’t close those vents

Many people make an understandable mistake with their heating, ventilation and air conditioning. They close the vents, especially in unoccupied rooms, on the theory that they will save money.

Furnace hums too loud?

Chances are you never noticed that your furnace hums when it’s working well. But your ears will perk up if the hum gets louder, a signal that something could go wrong and leave you in the cold.

Is your AC whistling?

Air conditioners can make some ominous noises, but a whistling sound often signals just a minor problem that the average homeowner can repair singlehandedly.

How to select the best ducts for your home or business

There’s a lot of thought that goes into ductwork, whether you’re repairing or replacing an old system or installing ducts in a new building. Ducts that are too large or too small will hurt the system’s efficiency rather than improve it.

Refrigerant leaks are messy, costly

Fixing a refrigerant leak in your HVAC requires some detective work and smart labor by a trained technician. A leak also can be dangerous. Refrigerant is toxic; only a trained technician should handle it.

Why HVAC coils need to be clean

Like many other items on an air conditioner, you may never notice the coils until you have a problem. Your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system has coils both inside and outdoors.

Keep your AC compressor running well

Treat your compressor well and it will keep your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system running efficiently for years. Neglect it, however, and you may get a costly lesson in compressors. The compressor often is the most expensive single item in your system, and it can’t simply be repaired. 

Humidity tips for AC in NYC

Your air conditioner doesn’t just cool your home. It also helps reduce indoor humidity, which can make home life uncomfortable.
In rare cases, extreme inside humidity can lead to mold. In the winter, excessively low humidity can cause sinus issues and dry skin.

Our technicians are trained, experienced and licensed to install, maintain and repair commercial and residential heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment and to clean and inspect your chimney or ventilation shaft. Our team does excellent work, whether it’s handling traditional HVAC work or dealing with the quirks of brownstones, prewar buildings and other structures not easy to heat or cool.

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