Heat Pumps are usually more efficient than air conditioners but are they right for your St. Louis home? You are most likely familiar with how an air conditioner works and its benefits, but you may not know about a heat pumps. St. Louis Heat Pump A heat pump pumps air into your home and heats it to help keep you warm during the winter. It also works in reverse to pull heat out of your home during the summer. Heat pumps are more energy efficient than most air conditioners and can be … [Read more...] about Heat Pump vs AC?
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Having your furnace fail during winter months in St. Louis is not something you want to have happen. Fortunately, there are things you can do to avoid that and to prepare for needing the extra heat. Keeping your HVAC system functioning and saving money on repairs hinges a lot on how much preventative maintenance you have done. Running the heat all the time is going to tax the system. So a little preparation can avoid the system going out at an inopportune moment. With the right preventative … [Read more...] about Get Your Heater Ready For Winter
At Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating LLC, we can help you figure out which heat pump system is going to be the best fit for your home. When you think about cooling your home, you probably think about air conditioning. But what many people do not realize, is 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 be a bit misleading. Because heat pumps can be used for both heating and cooling, many homeowners … [Read more...] about Using Heat Pumps For Residential Heating And Cooling
Having reliable heating and cooling for your home is important. Most people only think about issues surrounding Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) when something goes wrong and needs to be repaired, or if it is time to replace or upgrade a system. But if you are thinking about buying, selling, or renovating your home, it is the perfect time to think about your HVAC system. Doing a little research beforehand and understanding what your heating and cooling needs are and learning … [Read more...] about Plan Ahead and Save Money On Home HVAC Repairs
Having a commercial HVAC system that is in tiptop shape is crucial to running a business and keeping employees happy and productive. Whether it is a chilly winter day or in the midst of a summer heat wave, you want to make sure that your HVAC system is not going to quit on you. A lot of time is spent at work, and those eight to ten hours can be completely miserable if the HVAC system is not working properly. Yet, energy efficiency is equally important. An HVAC system that runs continuously, or … [Read more...] about How Efficient Is Your Commercial HVAC System?
It is possible to lower your electric bill 20-30%! Energy efficiency is an important topic. We hear a lot about this subject in the media. So, what is energy efficiency and why is it so important? Energy efficiency should not be confused with energy conservation. Energy conservation means going without a service in order to save energy. Energy efficiency means using less energy to provide the same service. To illustrate, energy conservation would be not turning your air conditioner on in the … [Read more...] about Energy Efficient HVAC Unit Saves – Lower Electric Bill St. Louis