When searching for a new furnace, it is smart to get a couple of quotes on different systems in order to compare and contrast your options. At Four Seasons, we like to give you options as well, and we will often quote both a high efficiency, 90-95% AFUE furnace, and mid-range efficiency, 80% AFUE furnace. Both units are probably much more energy efficient than the unit you currently have in your home, so how do you know which one to choose? Looking at each unit’s specifications side by side, you will notice that one has a “variable speed blower motor” and the other one doesn’t. The benefits of choosing a unit with a variable speed motor over a single speed include: (more…)
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Thousands of homes across the United States and in Chicago have made this mistake, and it could be costing them their comfort and their hard earned money. The problem is caused by improperly sized HVAC equipment, and many homeowners make the same mistake over and over again without even knowing what the problem was in the first place. They come to accept the discomfort and extra cost as normal, and don’t consider that there may in fact be a problem that could easily be solved.
Too Big and Too Small
The phrase, “go big or go home,” doesn’t apply to the HVAC industry. Just because something is bigger and more powerful, doesn’t mean it is what is best for your home. A small unit may be more economical, but when a unit is too small it will cost you big in the long run. When a unit is improperly sized, these are some of the problems that homeowners often experience: (more…)
When researching Four Seasons, you will find a lot about how Four Seasons hires NATE certified technicians. Unless you work in the HVAC industry, you probably don’t know exactly what being “NATE” certified really means. However, finding a company that employs this level of technician is very extremely important if you want to have your furnace repaired correctly this winter.
What is NATE?
NATE stands for North American Technician Excellence. It is an organization that has created certification examinations for those who would like to enter the HVAC industry as a serviceman or install technician. Over the years, NATE has set itself apart from other certification programs by being: (more…)
Four Seasons Heating and Air Conditioning is not your typical heating and cooling services company. We offer our customer dependable services, honest and upfront pricing, and some of the best heating and cooling systems that you will ever find on the market. We know that these claims are things you have heard before from other heating and cooling companies, but the difference is, Four Seasons actually practices what we preach. Over the years, this dedication to fulfilling the promises we make has been noticed by others in this industry, and as a result, we have been honored repeatedly with numerous awards for outstanding quality and customer service. A couple of the most recent awards that we have received are from Lennox and Sid Harvey’s. (more…)