There are a few factors that play into monthly heating and cooling costs. While system efficiency and mechanical malfunctions may be to blame, your behavior (i.e., the way you use your system) also has a big impact on your utility bills. Here are some common mistakes homeowners make that causes their monthly heating and cooling bills to soar:
While there are numerous components to an HVAC system, the thermostat is your source of control. When your thermostat is out of commission, you’ll eventually experience some uncomfortable conditions within your living space, and perhaps even increased energy bills.
Even the Best Systems:From timt to time, even the best heating and cooling systems can break down. With Western New York's brutal winters and hot summers, the last thing on your mind needs to be, "how is my HVAC system." The professionals at Northeast Mechanical are committed to performing quality heating and air conditioning repair for your system.
How House Size and Project Complexity
Affects HVAC Installation Costs
HVAC systems are not a one-size-fits-all prospect. At a basic level, the size of the building itself determines the size and complexity of the ideal HVAC unit. Larger homes typically need a larger HVAC system, and larger systems are typically harder and more expensive to install. A larger, more complex system translates to higher installation costs.
What Is a Thermocouple?
Homeowners who use any sort of natural gas in their homes, whether it fuels their heating devices or lets flames leap out of a barbecue grill or fireplace, know that this reliable natural fuel has a dark side. If you aren’t careful, propane and natural gas can be quite dangerous or even deadly.
Unreliable furnace pilot lights are a major issue during cold winter months when you need your heating system to be at its most dependable. It’s a distressing problem that may have you automatically reaching for the phone to call a contractor for help, but unless your system is under agenerous warranty, it pays to check for possible issues first. You may even be able to solve the problem on your own.