Archive for the ‘Climate Control’ Category

Furnace Broken? Here are 5 quick fixes that might help!

Before contacting ACE, here are some simple steps you can take to see if getting your furnace working is a quick fix:

1. Make sure your thermostat is set to “heat”

Sometimes thermostats can be switched accidentally to “cool” in …

How To Help Reduce The Workload Of Your Furnace

Whether you have a heat pump, furnace or some other kind of central heating system, it’s important to make sure you take the necessary steps to keep your heater’s workload down as much as possible. We’ll go through some steps …

Steps to Take If Your Furnace Stops Working

There are are some steps you can take if your furnace stops working in your home but for the most part, it’s important to leave things to the professionals for the sake of safety.

Make sure your thermostat is set …

Common Problems With Boilers

With so many advances over the years, boilers are much more safe and reliable than those of previous generations. Though problems do still arise, and many times, you don’t learn about them until you need your boiler in cold weather.…

Ideas To Help Warm the Cold Spots In Your Home

Let the sun shine! There’s a lot of free heat available from that giant orb in the sky – keep your shutters & blinds open around the areas of your house the sun streams in to let in as much …

Fixing Your Home’s Air Leaks Saves Money

Air leaks can cause from 25 to 30 percent energy loss in your home – it is certainly worth it to repair any leaks, because they will save you money!

Discovering and Treating Air Leaks In Ductwork

Junction points where …

Troubleshooting a Frozen Air Conditioner

You would think with it being 90+ degrees outside that it would be impossible for an air conditioner unit to freeze but in fact it’s VERY possible. Here are some reasons an air conditioner can freeze:

Poor airflow with the …

Northern Virginia Tips for Managing the Humidity in August

You may have heard, that this week the Northern Virginia area is getting it’s most humid air of the year. If you’re looking for an escape, there’s no better place to turn to then a cool, air conditioned room. But …

The Good and Bad of Smart Home Thermostats

You’ve more than likely heard of “Smart Home Thermostats” by now – referring to thermostats that can automatically adjust your home’s climate based on recognizing your preferences. In addition, these thermostats are Wi-Fi connected and capable of being adjusted through …

You Should Thank These People For Summer Blockbusters

It’s easy to take for granted the cool, comfortable air in a movie theater in the middle of summer. Settling into your stadium-seat with a cool beverage and cool air is quite the summer treat. Though, you probably don’t realize …

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