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Tips For Cleaning The Heat Exchanger Tubes In Your Furnace

Now that winter is in full swing, are you getting the most effective results from your furnace? If not, then it might be time to get some routine maintenance done on it to help it perform better. While most of the more important tasks should be performed by a licensed and qualified repair technician, there…
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Dust On The Furnace: Causes & How To Keep It Away

Dust accumulates very quickly and on almost any solid surface. Stop dusting the house for a few days to test this theory if you don’t believe that it’s true. You might also notice dust particles floating in the air. If these dust particles become trapped in the furnace, a slew of potential problems may occur.…
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Preparing Your Furnace For Heating Season

We’ve put together a handy infographic that can serve as a kind of visual checklist for you to look over as you inspect your furnace as the cold winter days begin to roll into Central Texas. We cover the following: Air Filters Thermostat Exhaust Flue Air Vents Burners Contacting HVAC Professionals Plus tips and actions…
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Ground Source Heat Pumps

The ground source heat pump is also known as a central heat and air system. This is because a single unit can provide heat during the cool weather months and air conditioning during the summer months. But unlike other systems, this electric powered one is able to harness energy as a solar collector from the…
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The Rise Of Air Source Heat Pumps

Air Source Heat Pumps There’s a good chance that you’ve heard people discussing air source heat pumps in recent years. That’s because these heat pumps are becoming much more widely known as time goes on. If you want to take your residential heating to the next level, you might consider investing in air source heat…
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Getting Your Furnace Tuned Up

With fall officially in the air, we’re finally moving past the scorching days of the Central Texas summer. There will still be a few hot days popping up, but it’s nice to know that mild, cooler temperatures are on the horizon. Autumn is great for a number of reasons… The trees start to turn beautiful…
Stay Warm: The Importance Of Annual Furnace Inspections

Stay Warm: The Importance Of Annual Furnace Inspections

If you’re like many homeowners in the Central Texas area, you probably don’t give much thought to your furnace. As the air starts to cool, many people simply flip the thermostat to “heat” and that’s the end of it… until the day comes that the heater doesn’t kick on. The last thing you want is…
Importance of Heat Pump Servicing

Importance of Heat Pump Servicing

Why is maintenance important for your heat pump? Well, heat pumps work even harder than separate heating or cooling systems because heat pumps offer both heating and cooling on their own. This means that your heat pump is constantly running year-round vs a single season, such as your a/c unit or furnace. Because of this,…
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How Often Should I Replace my Furnace and A/C Filters?

Most people rarely give their furnace and A/C units much thought. As long as things are running smoothly, it’s easy to forget they even exist. However, when they malfunction, they can become the center of attention. By properly maintaining your HVAC system and having it tuned up regularly, you can help prevent these malfunctions and…
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Fall is Here – Part 2

How to Prevent Broken Pipe Tragedy The Red Cross offers these additional tips: Keep garage doors closed if there are water supply lines in the garage. Open kitchen and bathroom cabinet doors to allow warmer air to circulate around the plumbing. Be sure to move any harmful cleaners and household chemicals up out of the…
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Fall Is Here – Part 1

Hello Kyle, Buda, San Marcos and Lockhart, let’s get ready for fall. This is the time that most people open their windows up for some fresh air. When fall is here we know that winter is just around the corner. Texas winters can be very unpredictable. One evening in the middle of winter people are…
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Modulating Gas Furnace with Variable Speed Blower

With AFUE ratings from 80 percent to 98 percent, modulating gas furnaces with variable speed blowers are the most advanced, efficient and comfortable gas furnace available.  Their quiet operation, even distribution of heat and level of indoor comfort cannot be matched. Well worth the added equipment cost in severe winter climates; don’t expect the energy…
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Three-Stage Gas Furnace with Variable Speed Blower

Three-Stage gas furnaces are produced with AFUE ratings of 80 percent, 95 percent or even greater efficiency. The variable speed blower adapts to the proper air flow as the furnace Btu output increases over the three Btu output levels.  Three stage furnaces tend to be much quieter in operation. Three-stage gas furnaces are designed for…
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Two-Stage Gas Furnace with Variable Speed Blower

Two-stage Variable Speed combines the advantages of dual BTU capacity and the flexibility of an indoor ECM or (variable speed blower).  Staging the gas heat results in greater energy savings and a higher comfort level in climate with both mild and sever cold weather patterns. The added level of comfort and the energy savings are…
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Two-Stage Gas Furnace

Two-stage gas furnaces have both a low and a high BTU output capacity.  The lower BTU output is used during moderately cold weather and the high BTU output is reserved for periods of extreme cold.  These furnaces come in a full range of AFUE ratings from 80% to 95%. The addition of the second stage…
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Single-Stage Gas Furnace

Single–stage gas furnaces have a single BTU output capacity. Single-stage furnaces only operate at full capacity or off …  like an automobile that only goes 55 MPH or is stopped.  These are the most common furnaces found in the San Marcos, Buda, Kyle and New Braunfels area due to the regions mild climate.  Single-stage furnaces come with a…
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Gas Furnace Comfort

Gas Furnace Efficiency isn’t everything in Central Texas Energy efficiency isn’t the only thing to consider when selecting a new or replacement gas furnace.  The more expensive gas furnaces not only tend to be more energy efficient, but they also include more features that add up to a more comfortable indoor living environment. More than…
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Gas Furnace Options

Selecting a Gas Furnace (page 1 of 10) There are a lot of different kinds of gas furnaces but not all of them were designed with the San Marcos, Buda, Kyle or New Braunfels area in mind.  The latest equipment energy efficiency guidelines being developed by the Federal Government acknowledged this reality when they issued…
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Gas Furnace with Dual Fuel Option

The Dual Fuel is a great option for homes in the San Marcos, Buda, Kyle and New Braunfels area who already have gas heat but are looking to…    move away from the problems associated with LP gas    looking for utility savings    interested in the benefits of two-stage heating    looking for the security…
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