• HVAC Q&A: Which Air Purifiers Are Best For Removing Allergens?

    It’s allergy season, and that means stuffy noses, sneezing, and itchy throats. But what if walking through the door of your home meant getting a break from your allergies? In today’s HVAC Q&A, we’re going to talk about a solution that provides that level of protection. Marcus in Louisville, Kentucky writes: “ team, Allergy season […]

  • HVAC Q&A: How To Remove Mold From Your Home – DIY

    In today’s HVAC Q&A session we’re going to tackle a very important topic, mold removal. Janice in Galveston, Texas found some mold in her ductwork and is curious about do-it-yourself removal techniques she can employ to keep her family healthy. She writes: “ team, I recently read your piece about mold and how to spot […]

  • HVAC Q&A: What Should I Expect From My Spring HVAC Maintenance Appointment?

    This week in HVAC Q&A, we’re going to tackle something that’s hopefully on every homeowner’s mind this time of year: your spring HVAC maintenance appointment. Alice from San Francisco, CA writes: “Dear team, It’s starting to get a little warmer in the Bay Area, and I’m getting ready to schedule a spring maintenance appointment […]

  • HVAC Q&A: What Is A Programmable Thermostat & How Do I Choose The Right One?

    Recently, we’ve received several questions about programmable thermostats from the community. This installment of HVAC Q&A will address Lucas from Florida’s question. He writes: “Dear team, I’m a new homeowner and I’m trying to find a way to lower my energy bills. I’ve heard a programmable thermostat can help, but what exactly is […]

  • HVAC Q&A: Is a Bigger Furnace Or Air Conditioner More Efficient?

    Today’s HVAC question comes from Thomas in Columbus, Ohio. Thomas writes:  “ team, I’m thinking about buying a new HVAC system, and I have some questions about sizing. How do I know how big my furnace and air conditioner should be? I want to make it as efficient as possible. Will a larger system heat […]

  • HVAC Q&A: What is My Heat Pump’s Emergency Heating Setting?

    In today’s HVAC Q&A, we are going to address Emergency Heat. If you’ve owned a heat pump for a long time, you might already know how this feature works. But if you’re a new heat pump owner like Jessica in Chicago, you probably have some questions. Jessica writes: “Dear experts, I recently had a […]

  • HVAC Q&A: How Do I Heat the Colder Rooms in My House?

    With temperatures at the lowest they’ve ever been around the country, this installment of HVAC Q&A will deal with an issue many people may be experiencing this winter. Jim from Pennsylvania writes: “ team, This summer, I had an addition added onto my house, and I don’t think it was properly insulated. The space in […]

  • HVAC Q&A: How Do I Choose the Right HVAC Contractor?

    Today’s HVAC Q&A question comes from William in upstate New York. Concerned with the age of his HVAC unit, he writes: “My HVAC unit is working, but after reading your blog, I can tell that it’s on its last leg. I want to replace it this spring, but I don’t know where to start. How […]

  • HVAC Q&A: Do I Need to Replace My Indoor and Outdoor Unit At The Same Time?

    Recently, we received a question from Gina in Las Vegas, Nev., that might help out anyone who is thinking about replacing an outdoor HVAC unit. She writes: “Dear team, My husband and I need to replace the outdoor heat pump unit for our home. The indoor unit is still working, but our HVAC technician […]

  • HVAC Q&A: How Do I Childproof My Floor Vents?

    Today’s Q&A question comes from Linda in Boston, MA. Linda is worried about the safety of her toddler and wants some ideas about how to make her HVAC registers safer. She writes: “Hello, My 17-month-old has been lifting our floor registers constantly. He keeps dropping toys down them and even cut his finger this […]