This is a common question. Many customers also ask if they should cover their AC unit in the winter and wonder about the best way to winterize their system. At Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating, we specialize in installing, repairing, and maintaining every component of an HVAC system. We will help you protect your investment and ensure long-lasting comfort and reliability all year long. Here are answers to common questions about correctly winterizing your AC system. Contact Thomas … [Read more...] about Do You Need to Do Anything to Your AC Unit in Winter?
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What are BTUs, what do you need to know about them, and what does it mean for your HVAC system? No need to be an engineer to figure it out because we've got all the answers. If you've ever shopped for a new furnace or air conditioner, you've likely come across the term BTU on the spec sheet. Most people don't use this acronym daily, so it can be confusing to see it pop up. At Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating, we take pride in being a locally owned and operated HVAC company. With … [Read more...] about What Does BTU Stand For and What Does It Mean for Your HVAC System
The last thing you want to deal with is surprise heating repairs during a cold snap. These fall HVAC maintenance tips can help! When temperatures begin to cool, leaves start changing colors and then begin to fall, there's always a lot to do around your home. From cleaning gutters to raking leaves, your to-do list stays pretty full. When making your list, don't forget that fall is also the time to check your HVAC system. Your system needs to be ready to switch from cooling to heating. This … [Read more...] about Fall HVAC Maintenance Tips for Homeowners
Which type of boiler system is best suited for your commercial building - gas or electric? Small commercial buildings and manufacturers usually rely on some type of boiler system to heat their premises. Most often, they use what are known as hot water boilers, where water is heated and then distributed throughout a closed system. Boilers typically run on gas, but some models run off of electricity or even oil. Which type is best suited for you is a discussion you should have with a qualified … [Read more...] about Gas or Electric Boiler
At Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating LLC, we can help you figure out which heat pump system will be the best fit for your home. When you think about cooling your home, you likely think about air conditioning. However, many people do not realize that they can use the same heat pump system that can be used for heating for cooling purposes as well. The name “heat pump” might appear a bit misleading, as heat pumps can be used for both heating and cooling. In fact, many homeowners … [Read more...] about What Is a Heat Pump System? – Advantages of a Heat Pump
During the winter, cold, dry air can wreak havoc on the health of your family. Keep reading to learn how to stay healthy and comfortable this winter. What Causes Poor Air Quality in Winter? During the winter, cold, dry air can wreak havoc on the health of your family. This poor air quality can help spread viruses, and those with asthma may notice a worsening of their symptoms. There are a few easy things that you as a homeowner can do to improve the quality of air in the house … [Read more...] about How to Improve Indoor Air Quality This Winter