High-quality windows, doors, and insulation make your home comfortable and energy-efficient, but they also can contribute to poor indoor air quality. No matter how clean your home is, it’s common for dust, mites, pollen, mold spores, and other air pollutants to build up within your ductwork and circulate throughout your home. Dirty air ducts put you and your family at risk of breathing in harmful indoor air pollutants. On top of their potential adverse health effects, dirty ducts can also pose serious fire hazards. Installing electronic air cleaners such as the Trane CleanEffects™ Air Cleaner and regular air duct cleaning performed by skilled HVAC technicians can help improve the air quality inside your home. Read more “Air Duct Cleaning & Care Basics”
If you’ve ever experienced furnace problems in winter, you’re not alone. Cold temperatures and sudden freezes can adversely affect even the most durable furnace. Here are some of the most common wintertime furnace issues, all of which Comfort Air can remedy. Read more “Common Furnace Problems In Winter”
A geothermal heat pump, also called a ground source heat pump, is a type of heating and cooling system. Instead of using fossil fuels, thermal energy from the ground heats and cools your home. Some geothermal systems can even heat water. Read more “What Is A Geothermal Heat Pump?”
Per the U.S. Department of Energy, water heaters account for 14% – 18% of the average monthly utility bill, making it the second-largest expense for homeowners. No doubt then that it’s important to choose the right water heater for your home. Let’s review a few of the most popular water heater varieties. Read more “Water Heater Options”
In temperate climates like Oregon and Washington, a heat pump is the most common type of air conditioning system. This type of system is popular in moderate temperatures because it’s more energy efficient than a furnace or air conditioner. Heat pumps are also environmentally friendly because they don’t burn any fossil fuels to produce heat. But what is a heat pump exactly? And how do heat pumps work? Read more “What Is A Heat Pump & How Does It Work?”
Gas furnace or electric furnace? Both are good options for a home. Comfort Air reviews each system to help you decide which solution is right for you. Read more “Gas Or Electric Furnace: Which One Is Right For You?”
Your HVAC system is an investment that can send your utility and repair bills through the roof if it is not properly maintained. Protect your investment and your wallet by performing do it yourself heating and cooling maintenance on your Portland, OR home. Following these simple steps on a weekly, monthly, and yearly basis will keep your HVAC system in top shape, saving you time and money. For DIY help or complex HVAC challenges, contact your local HVAC professional. Read more “Do It Yourself HVAC Portland OR Tips (And When To Call An Expert)”
Whenever a furnace problem arises, the first question is always, “Is this repairable, or do I need my furnace replaced?” Having provided high-quality furnace repair near Vancouver, WA for 35 years, Comfort Air is well-qualified to help you answer this question. Read more “Furnace Problems: Repair Or Replace?”
HVAC is an acronym that stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. The primary function of the HVAC system is to make indoor spaces comfortable temperatures and improve indoor air quality. Both your office and your house have HVAC systems, although your office’s system is likely much more complex.
Let’s explore how the HVAC system works in your home.
It’s not always easy to know when your air conditioner’s vents need cleaning, but Comfort Air is here to lend you a helping hand in all matters of air filtration, vent cleaning, and repairs near Vancouver, WA. Let’s take a closer look at how often you should clean your AC’s vents, and some warning signs that it’s time for a cleaning. Read more “When To Clean Your Air Conditioner’s Vents”