Switching to Cooling Mode

If you have been enjoying energy efficient heating all winter with your new heat pump, now is the time to switch your heat pump over to cooling mode for the summer.  If this is your first year with a heat pump you may be surprised to find that switching from heating to cooling is not [...]

2018-06-05T15:00:08+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|AC Repair, Heating & Cooling Blog|

How Thermostat installation Works

Installing a programmable thermostat is a great way to save money on your heating and cooling bills.  According to EPA estimates, a properly used programmable thermostat can save homeowners over $200 per year on energy costs for heating and cooling. Properly installing your new thermostat is critical for efficient operation.  Your thermostat should be located [...]

2018-06-05T14:57:24+00:00 June 15th, 2018|AC Repair, Heating & Cooling Blog|

Types of Central Air Conditioner

Central air conditioning systems are far more effective and efficient than window units for residential cooling.  A central air conditioning system uses a duct system to distribute cool, dehumidified air throughout the home. Supply ducts run from the air conditioner to each room in the home and deliver cooled air through the vents (or registers). [...]

2018-06-05T14:57:12+00:00 June 8th, 2018|AC Repair, Heating & Cooling Blog|

Increase Air Conditioner Efficiency By Cleaning The Coils

As warm weather approaches, this is a great time to schedule your residential HVAC system maintenance to make sure your central air conditioner is working efficiently.  Keeping your air conditioner in top working order will help it last longer and reduce your energy bills. There are a few things you can do yourself, but don’t [...]

2018-05-29T20:04:23+00:00 June 1st, 2018|AC Repair, Heating & Cooling Blog|

What To Do With A Noisy Air Conditioner?

If the outdoor unit for your central air conditioning system or heat pump is keeping you or your guests awake at night because it is so noisy, there are a few things you can do to help reduce the noise level so you can get a good night’s sleep. The outdoor unit (called the condenser) [...]

2018-05-29T20:04:33+00:00 May 25th, 2018|AC Repair, Heating & Cooling Blog|

Proper Installation Is Critical To Air Conditioner Efficiency

If you have an older, outdated central air conditioning system, replacing it with a new Energy Star qualified system can save you a bundle on cooling costs. According to the EPA, if your central air conditioning system is more than 12 years old, you can save up to 30% on energy costs by installing a [...]

2018-05-29T20:00:12+00:00 May 18th, 2018|AC Repair, Heating & Cooling Blog|

How does your central air conditioner work?

Every homeowner should have a basic understanding of how their central air conditioning system works.  Knowing how the air conditioning system works will help a homeowner understand why regular HVAC maintenance is important to keep the keep the system working great for years while lowering their energy costs. Most residential air conditioning systems are “split [...]

2018-05-10T13:43:57+00:00 May 11th, 2018|AC Repair, Davison Heating and Cooling|

Common Air Conditioning System Problems

Summer will be here soon and air cooling season will be in full swing. As our air conditioners are asked to work harder, problems are going to start popping up. Here are a few common problems that you may encounter with your air conditioning system. Failing to Start – There can be many different reasons for [...]

2018-05-10T13:22:11+00:00 May 4th, 2018|AC Repair, Davison Heating and Cooling|

Cleaning Air Conditioner Coils

If your home is equipped with a central air conditioning system or heat pump, regular service by an experienced HVAC service technician is important for efficient operation of the system.  Having the system professionally serviced in the spring and fall will keep it in peak operating condition. Servicing a central air conditioning system requires special [...]

Central Air Conditioner Installation Considerations

If your home currently has a forced air heating system and you are considering upgrading your air conditioning system from window units or a swamp cooler (evaporative cooler), you will need the assistance of a local HVAC contractor like Holland Heating & Cooling with experience in residential HVAC replacement and installation.  This is a pretty [...]

Beat the Heat With a Whole House Dehumidifier

As we swing into spring, it’s time to switch from heating to cooling.  It seems like just a little while ago we were worried about low humidity in our homes causing chapped lips, respiratory problems, and dry furniture and wood trim.  Pretty soon, most of us will have the opposite problem: too much humidity. For [...]

Advantages of Whole House Dehumidfiers

Keeping cool this summer will be easier with a whole house dehumidifier installed by a good local HVAC contractor like Holland Heating & Cooling.  They handle Genesee County dehumidifier service and installation. When humidity levels inside your home rise above 50%, your comfort level will decrease no matter how low you set the thermostat. Central [...]

Keep Your Winter Heating Costs Under Control

Keeping your home warm and your family comfortable this winter doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg.  Whether you are installing a new, energy-efficient furnace or new heat pump or if your existing system is still going strong, here are a few ideas to cut down on your energy usage and minimize your [...]