3 Ways Your Roof Affects the HVAC System

September 29, 2019

Your HVAC system works hard each day to maintain a consistent temperature in the building. Many people are surprised to learn that its operation and efficiency are often influenced by other factors. As a homeowner, it’s important to know how your roof can affect the HVAC system throughout the year. 1. The Ventilation Attics are known to become extremely hot during the warmer months of the year due to a lack of ventilation that is present. If there’s a lack of fans or vents present, then it can result in a lack of proper airflow in the building, which will...

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The Best HVAC System for a Multifamily Home

August 20, 2019

Owning a multifamily home may be great for those who are looking to make money from real estate. However, it is important to consider which type of HVAC system is best for your property in terms of cost and energy efficiency. Should You Use Central or Individual Systems? It is possible to install one central heating and air conditioning system for a multifamily home. Central HVAC components tend to be more expensive to purchase and install, but they may be more efficient in meeting each unit’s energy needs. They may also be easier to maintain throughout their useful lives. Individual...

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4 Things to Expect During an HVAC Tune-Up

June 21, 2019

Both your heating and cooling systems need maintenance checks every year. We recommend scheduling your annual tune-up in autumn for the heating system and in spring for the cooling system. What happens during an HVAC tune-up? We’ve summarized the four most important things to expect below. 1. Thorough Cleaning Expect your HVAC company to thoroughly clean the internal components of your heating and cooling system. It’s important to get that gunk out because dust and debris can decrease the efficiency of a system. Components that may need cleaning include the condenser, the blower compartment, the evaporator coil, and the condensate...

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The Top 3 Benefits of Emergency HVAC Services

June 10, 2019

During the sweltering summers and cold winters in Alpharetta, dealing with unexpected problems with your heating or air conditioning unit can be frustrating. Even with regular maintenance, there’s always the chance that your HVAC system could shut down without warning. If this happens to you, it’s unnecessary to wait until the next day to get the issue addressed. Even if you’ve never experienced a problem with your heating or cooling system, there’s a possibility that you could benefit from emergency HVAC services in the future. Here are the top three benefits of emergency HVAC services. 1. Issues are Resolved as...

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Benefits of a Great Heating or Cooling Warranty

April 20, 2019

Air conditioning and heating systems can be expensive to replace. If you purchase equipment with a sound warranty attached, then you’ll have automatically prearranged a low- or no-cost replacement solution should a problem arise. Most homeowners spend a lot of time researching the type of AC, furnace, or heat pump they intend to buy. Before you make your final decision, you should also spend some time researching the warranty. A Local Company You Can Depend On Locals in Alpharetta know they can turn to 4 Seasons Heating and Air when they need conscientious experts to handle their heating and cooling...

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What to Expect During an HVAC Repair

March 20, 2019

If your HVAC system stops circulating air into your home or the air smells bad, you’ll likely require HVAC repair services. 4 Seasons can send a trained technician to look over your situation. Before you schedule a repair, you should have a better idea about what this process entails and how the repairs are provided. Initial Thermostat Check The first order of business when a technician arrives at your home is to check the thermostat. While this might seem like an unnecessary step, there are times when faulty thermostat settings can make it appear as though there’s something wrong with...

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What Does an HVAC System Include?

February 27, 2019

Knowing what is included in an HVAC system is the first step toward finding the best home heating and cooling equipment. You need a complete system for full comfort in your home. If you are replacing existing systems, you may only be required to purchase a few parts. However, a homeowner who is installing everything will have to ensure that the following items are included in the HVAC system. The Furnace For heating purposes, you will find a furnace among the items in an HVAC system. There are many types of furnaces. For example, there are those that use oil...

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Careers in the HVAC Industry?

August 16, 2018

Thinking of pursuing career options in the HVAC industry? You’ve come to the right place. The need for certified, experienced HVAC workers continues to grow in the Alpharetta, Georgia area. While some people think of sales and service positions as the most available openings, the following list will give you some insight into just a few of the career paths this industry has to offer. HVAC Career Paths According to Projections Central estimates, the US will have almost 50,000 more HVAC mechanic positions open up between 2016 and 2026. The need for skilled professionals from entry-level to management personnel and...

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Why Product Warranties are Important

June 5, 2018

The larger the purchase, the more important it is to obtain a good warranty. The last thing you want is to invest in a major home repair, only to need repair or replacement in the first year or two. Warranties protect you against manufacturing defects that aren’t necessarily obvious. Cars include extended warranties because few people would commit to such a large purchase knowing that any repairs are out of pocket. The same should be true for home improvement products. HVAC Systems and Installation Costs Installing a new central heating and air conditioning unit can cost as much as a...

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Does Your Heating & Cooling System Make the Grade?

March 22, 2015

Most people confuse topics like an Energy Star rating with how efficiently their heating and cooling system is really operating. National Comfort Institute Certified Contractors use what they call an SER rating. SER™ is a relatively new standard in the air conditioning and heating industry. It stands for System Efficiency Ratio. It’s an efficiency rating of your installed system, including the effects of the ducting and the construction of your home. When a typical heating and cooling contractor quotes the efficiency of the equipment (SEER or AFUE) and leads you to believe the new equipment will automatically deliver that efficiency,...

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