Heat Pumps are usually more efficient than air conditioners but are they right for your St. Louis home? Heat pumps and air conditioners both work to cool your house. Both systems use compressed refrigerant to transmit heat from your home's interior to the outside when air moves over the coil in the air handler. In essence, heat pumps and air conditioners transfer heat from within your house to the outside. Contrary to popular belief, air conditioners actually work by extracting heat energy … [Read more...] about Heat Pump vs AC – Which One is Right for You?
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What Is Air Balancing? Ways to Avoid Hot and Cold Spots in Your Home
There are a variety of reasons your home may be having this problem. However, whatever the reason, Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating can help! Have you noticed hot or cold spots in your home? Do certain areas feel warm and humid while others are almost chilly? It's a common issue many homeowners face but also annoying and often costly. You can try several things to balance the air in your home, but other issues will require an HVAC technician's assistance. What is Air … [Read more...] about What Is Air Balancing? Ways to Avoid Hot and Cold Spots in Your Home
The Benefits of Buying Trane HVAC Products
Trust Trane for your family's indoor air quality and comfort! Trane is a household name in the HVAC industry. For over a century, Trane established its position as a pioneer in climate control. Throughout the 20th century, Trane continued to innovate. These innovations helped revolutionize the HVAC industry and have changed how we handle heating and cooling. At Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating, we repair and provide maintenance for all HVAC brands. However, as an experienced HVAC … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Buying Trane HVAC Products
HVAC – What Is It and How Does It Work?
You might be familiar with the term HVAC. But may not understand everything that goes into an entire HVAC system. For thousands of years, humans have combated the elements. The hottest days and coldest nights have been constant enemies of humanity. But in our modern world, we have a dependable and efficient way of fighting back - HVAC. The HVAC industry has revolutionized the world, making it possible to find relief from the elements for homeowners and business owners alike. Most people are … [Read more...] about HVAC – What Is It and How Does It Work?
A Carbon Monoxide Detector in Your Home Can Save Your Life!
At Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating, we strongly recommend that all homes have functioning carbon monoxide detectors to notify you when there is an unsafe level of CO in the air. According to the CDC, approximately 430 people die in the U.S. from carbon monoxide poisoning, and another 50,000 visit the ER each year. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, invisible gas that is incredibly harmful to people and animals who breathe it in. Increased levels in an enclosed area can lead to CO … [Read more...] about A Carbon Monoxide Detector in Your Home Can Save Your Life!
Debunking the Most Prevalent HVAC Myths
Contact Thomas Hoffmann Air Conditioning & Heating for expedient HVAC installation, maintenance, and repair. We’re always ready to help! HVAC myths! They’re familiar and easy to believe. Like most people, you might already have been led astray by a couple of them. But it’s time to bathe in the bright light of reality. Here’s a quick look at four common myths about HVACs that you need to understand. Myth 1: Filters Should Be Changed Only Once a Year Your AC filters help keep dust, … [Read more...] about Debunking the Most Prevalent HVAC Myths