Stop Heat With Ventilation and Air Conditioning – That’s HVAC Charlotte!

May 6, 2013

A Spring Checkup Will Lead To A Cool Summer Although the thermometer is rising a little bit since spring is definitely here, now’s the time to make sure that your HVAC unit is working properly before the hot summer months set in. It’s a good idea to be proactive and not have to battle any challenges when the summer heat hits. This is especially true for homeowners. A great deal of stress can be avoided when you properly plan your heating and air conditioning maintenance. At Charlotte Comfort Systems, we provide the most comprehensive checkups that will give you welcome peace of mind. You just need to pick the best time to schedule a visit. The Economics Of Charlotte HVAC Maintenance

What Charlotte Needs To Know About Air Conditioning

April 4, 2013

Did you know that one of the biggest users of energy in your home is the air conditioner? Wow. Really? The air conditioner! Well, it makes sense that when the sun is beating down outside, the temperatures are climbing, and you’re feeling hot, it takes a real effort to cool things down. When any machine operates for a few years without service, the efficiency begins to slowly deteriorate. At first the efficiency goes down a few percentage points. Over time those points can add up to a cost that becomes substantial in losses. It pays to have your air conditioner serviced regularly.

It’s Time For Charlotte Air Conditioning

March 20, 2013

Have you turned on your air conditioner yet? Early spring is a time when you could run your heat one day and the air conditioner the next depending on the weather. If you click on your air conditioner and nothing happens, here are four steps you can take to trouble-shoot the problem: 1. Check the circuit breaker. If the A/C circuit breaker is turned OFF, click it to ON and wait a few minutes. If the A/C does not come on and the breaker has clicked back to the OFF position, give us a call.

Charlotte HVAC For Seasonal Comfort

March 8, 2013

Why is it a bad idea to hang a hat over the thermostat? Because the thermostat needs to get an accurate reading of the temperature in the home. If you don’t like the look of your heating and air conditioning thermostat, call us for a quote on upgrading to a new, smart version. Covering the thermostat can cause problems with heating and cooling efficiency. Many homeowners are not aware of the sensitive placement of this vital instrument for keeping the comfort level of your home balanced.

HVAC Cost Considerations In Charlotte

February 17, 2013

Considerations, when buying a new furnace, range from price, to space being heated, and seasonal variations. Before buying, you need a thorough evaluation of your unique living conditions, square footage of the area, and the best method to pay for the unit. Here are some things to consider so you will be well armed with the best information and we can make a better assessment of your needs.

Choosing The Best Heating System For Your Home

January 14, 2013

Ed knew there were various ways to heat his house. What he didn’t know was, “what’s the BEST way to heat the home and save money?” So, Ed did some research and found confusing answers. Some experts say “go gas”, while others say ” electric”, and still others are sold on solar. Ed picked up the phone and called his neighbor John, who had recently had a new heating unit installed in his home. The two talked and John described his own experience working with a local heating and air conditioning company.

Following The Best HVAC Operating Practices For Winter Comfort

December 3, 2012

It can be hit or miss when it comes to estimating heating costs in the Charlotte area during winter. Residents know they can expect high energy bills during summer months. However, winter weather conditions do vary from year-to-year, if not from week to week. In fact, this area can experience a relatively mild climate one week, and then a cold front rolls through, dropping the thermometer below freezing.

Have Your Heating System Checked Out Before Winter Sets In

October 29, 2012

Trees have started shedding red and gold leaves that signal an annual color explosion experienced every fall. This color cavalcade also signals the soon-to-arrive onset of winter months and Carolinians know the temperatures are soon to drop. Are you ready for winter?

Do You Know What A Heat Pump Does?

September 17, 2012

Everyone in the area knows what a Charlotte heating and air conditioning unit does. But what about a heat pump? This is an extremely energy-efficient device that produces in-house, year-round comfort. It transfers warmth either to the inside or outside according to the season.

Troubleshooting Your Heating And Air Conditioning Unit

September 10, 2012

There goes that click again. The circuit breaker for your air conditioning unit has just tripped – again. You have made several trips to the circuit breaker box. Let’s face it – the breaker is tripping for some reason. This is why it trips. Something is wrong and a tripped breaker protects the wiring and equipment as well as the entire house. Otherwise, instead of making a call to your HVAC Charlotte area professional, you’d be calling the fire department.