Archive for the ‘Air conditioning’ Category

Should I Insulate My Home? | Harvey, Tinley Park, Olympia Fields

Monday, August 18th, 2014

You should insulate your home when the following occurs:

>You have an older home and haven’t added insulation. Consider that only 20% of homes built before 1980s are well insulated.

>The distribution of heat in your home is uneven, cold zones in the winter or hot zones in the summer. Adding insulation creates a more uniform temperature and increases comfort by evenly covering your attic across all areas of your home. It is not uncommon to find settling of material if your current attic insulation is more than 15 years old. (more…)

Tax Credits and Rebates on Furnaces| Lemont, New Lenox, Bolingbrook

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

With the economic tax credits that started last year, the demand for new high efficiency furnaces has increased.  There is a shortage of qualified installers and service people in our industry.  Be sure that you purchase your new furnace or air conditioner from a licensed and certified heating and cooling installer. (more…)

Keep the heat outside not indoors

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Summer is finally here, staying cool indoors is key.  We’ve been waiting for these warm days for months upon months of rain, sleet, wind, and rain.  The days are longer and the enjoyment of being outside in our beautiful city can finally be experienced.  But that enjoyment can be interrupted by walking back into a home that is warmer than it is outside.  There could be many different reasons for the Air Conditioner to not be working properly when you return home from your day in the sun.

Here are a few tips from Four Seasons Heating & Air Conditioning to hopefully make things easier. Be sure to check the thermostat that it is programmed correctly, check the filter to make sure it is not too dirty and air can move through it, check the breaker panel to be sure the breaker isn’t tripped or in the off position, and if possible check the outside disconnect box to be sure that the switch is set to the “ON” position!!  (more…)

Spring Cleaning means its time for a Spring Tune-Up

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

By cleaning your system prior to the season you will help, Extend the Life of Your Equipment, Prevent Untimely Breakdowns and Enjoy the Peace of Mind that your system is working at peak efficiency.

Before setting an appointment with a licensed heating & cooling company verify what they will perform during the cleaning process.  Here is a checklist to help you through this process. (more…)