Duct Mate takes a complete approach to addressing the heating and air conditioning requirements of its clients. For both commercial and domestic customers, this matters that we look at the big picture when delivering our services. It's not just about heating & cooling.
A heating system should be installed in the coldest part of your home. Generally, the unit is placed in a self-contained storage door or inside a room to control the internal climate of the home or building from a centralized area.
Do you live in a climate with moderate heating needs? If you live somewhere that would never see snow and where long summer months are the norm, then heat pumps offer an energy-efficient alternative to furnaces and air conditioners.
Since it’s more difficult for a heating system run efficiently during cold weather when it hasn’t been properly calibrated, it’s smart to have your unit serviced before the beginning of cold weather. If you need a little help with its servicing,
In mixed or hybrid heating systems, the heat exchanger must be regularly inspected and repaired, if needed. The heat exchanger is how heat is transferred from the hot water to the air before being sent through the heating system.
There are a number of energy efficient ways to heat a home. One method is geothermal heating, where groundwater is circulated as a temperature medium to drive water source heat pumps.
Choosing an energy-efficient HVAC system is one of the best ways that you can conserve energy, and lower your utility bills, simply because HVAC is the biggest energy draw. In fact, 54 percent of home energy costs are related to heating and cooling equipment.
If your heater is not turning on, you can check a few things before calling for help. First, make sure the furnace is turned on; if it is, check to make sure that the circuit has not been tripped. Other steps include, depending on the heating system,
The efficiency of new furnaces is measured by the annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE), a measure of seasonal performance. Furnaces today are between 80 percent AFUE and 98 percent AFUE. If your system is any less than this, then it is considered