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The Three Best Benefits of Radiant Heating

November 21st, 2022

The term radiance just sounds nice, doesn’t it? There are things that radiate joy, light, hope, and the term just tends to make us feel all warm and fuzzy inside. This isn’t a coincidence, the term “radiance” is also an old term in the HVAC industry for a specific type of heat that does almost the same thing!

Radiant heaters are a type of heating system that encompasses common units like boilers and electrical radiant heating systems. These types of heaters are very different from forced-air heaters like furnaces and heat pumps, specifically because they radiate through objects and people, causing ambient heat to warm you up instead of the air around you.

If you thought these heating systems were out of style, guess again! There are some excellent reasons to invest in radiant heating in Gloucester County, and we’re going to go over them today. Just be sure to call our team for support in Wenonah, Glassboro, and Swedesboro as well!

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Common IAQ Pollutants and Causes

November 7th, 2022

Indoor air quality is a serious concern for homeowners these days. It’s not really that the pollution is coming from outside of the home, but rather from inside where our houses are so tightly sealed that contaminants have trouble leaving. Some contaminants are more common than others, and we’ve decided to write a bit of a PSA about the different, most common IAQ pollutants and where they come from.

Of course, the simple solution to all of this would be to call the pros at Ambient Comfort. We have tried and tested solutions for indoor air quality in Cumberland County, and we love testing and addressing problems in our customers’ homes. For an air filter or an air purifier in Deerfield, Greenwich, or Upper Deerfield, don’t hesitate to contact our team.

For everyone else, keep reading as we get into the contaminants and what you should be on the lookout for.

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The Benefits of Installing UV Lights in Your HVAC System

October 24th, 2022

UV light. It’s something you’ve probably read about multiple times and you’re exposed to every day. It’s a particular kind of light that is useful for certain devices, like air purifiers, water purifiers, and even in tanning booths. If you’ve ever been concerned about the quality of your indoor air, then this blog post is going to be a learning experience to get familiar with UV purifiers in Atlantic County. They’re affordable, efficient, and they can eradicate almost any biological contaminant in your air.

How do they work? Can they ruin the aesthetic value of your home? And what’s the difference between this system and a portable air purifier? These are all great questions that we hope to answer down below. Just make sure that you call us for any questions, or to schedule service in Northfield, Folsom, or Hammonton. We’re here to help!

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What Type of Furnace Is Right for Me?

October 10th, 2022

For many homeowners, when they think of a furnace system, they imagine the gas-burning one that’s become so iconic. Don’t get us wrong, natural gas-fueled furnaces are some of the most efficient and powerful models on the market, and our team specializes in the installation, replacement, and repair of these units. Gas furnaces are iconic because they work, and they’re still available for customers who need them. But for the sake of this blog post, they’re not the only type of furnace available!

Homeowners often have the choice between a gas furnace and an electric furnace, each with a different cost and operation. We think it’s important that customers get informed on the different types of furnace installations in Burlington County before making a decision, so we’d like to help you on your journey.

Let’s talk about the two main types of furnaces in Hainesport, Medford, and Tabernacle, and hopefully, point you in the right direction.

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Ambient’s Heating Maintenance Checklist

September 26th, 2022

While winter isn’t here yet, it’s definitely on its way! Fall serves as a transitionary period between summer and winter. As the leaves change, the temperature drops, and holidays get in full swing, it’s up to us to make sure that our homes are warm and cozy. Are you nervous about the functionality of your heating system, since it’s been a few months since you turned it on? Then don’t worry, this blog post is for you.

When we talk about heating maintenance in Salem County, we’re usually talking about the service that we provide. Scheduling a maintenance appointment is a vital job that you should do if you’re looking to keep your heating system in good shape. However, there are other things that customers in Pilesgrove, Pittsgrove, and Woodstown can do to ensure that their heating system works properly for the months ahead.

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What Is Short Cycling and Why Is It Bad?

September 12th, 2022

This is a great question! Short cycling is something we talk about often on this blog, and it’s also something that we constantly ward against. It’s a problem, but when pressed on why it’s a problem, many people don’t have the answer. That’s okay!

We’re not expecting anyone to be an HVAC expert, especially with how much training is required to actually get licensed and be a pro. If you’ve been told why short cycling is bad before but you just forgot, then this blog post is perfect for you. We’re going to talk about why short cycling is so bad for the efficiency and longevity of your air conditioner, and why it might end up requiring an early replacement if you’re not careful.

Just make sure you contact our team for AC repair in Camden County, Cherry Hill, Tavistock, and Voorhees when you need help!

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3 Vital Tips for Your Commercial AC

August 15th, 2022

If you’re a business owner in Cherry Hill, Voorhees, or Haddonfield, then you probably know how important commercial AC can be during the summer. While fall might be quickly approaching, September and even October have their hot days, so we’re not entirely out of the woods yet. That’s why we want to talk about some great best practices for commercial HVAC owners that will improve the performance, efficiency, and longevity of their technology.

Most of the advice we give is less about what you can specifically do for your system, and more about how you can better hire a professional who is going to take care of you for a good price. Saving money isn’t about doing everything yourself, but rather finding the right people to work with who will do exceptional commercial air conditioning service in Camden County, NJ.

So, let’s discuss how you can help your commercial establishment stay comfortable this year.

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Why Is My AC System Overheating?

August 1st, 2022

Air conditioners are put under a lot of stress during the summertime. Especially when we start seeing days with record highs and humidity levels that feel like we’re all breathing water, it’s common for an AC system to overheat. If your air conditioner is overheating or regularly running into problems that cause it to shut down, we urge you to call our team to have your air conditioning system in Cape May County repaired quickly.

While you’re waiting for our help, let’s talk about how an air conditioner overheats in the first place. After all, for those of us in Avalon, Ocean City, Sea Isle City, and the surrounding areas, air conditioners should be cooling things down, not heating up right? Well, it’s not exactly that simple.

Air conditioners that are under a lot of pressure can overheat for a few reasons listed below.

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Ambient Comfort’s Guide to Efficiency

July 18th, 2022

Ah, efficiency. It’s one of the most important aspects of air conditioning, heating, and indoor air quality. Ever since energy prices started to rise and we’ve dealt with the effects of climate change, it became clear that energy is going to cost us. Every time you switch on a TV, and every time you turn on a light in your home, that consumes a certain amount of electricity that’s going to cost money paid to the utility company. The more energy you use, the more you pay for the electricity. And, as things are today, an air conditioner consumes the largest amount of electricity of any appliance in homes throughout Greenwich, Hainesport, and even Evesham.

In order to measure how effective your air conditioner is, or the condition it’s in, we need to talk about its efficiency. This blog is devoted to all things efficiency—what it is, why it’s important, and what you can do to improve your HVAC efficiency in Cumberland County.

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5 Summer HVAC Tips for Seniors

July 4th, 2022

Temperatures are hot, and you’ve probably heard us say numerous times on this blog that the heat can be especially dangerous and uncomfortable for seniors. If that thought has ever been confusing or strange to any readers out there, we hear you and we’ve decided to write a specific blog on this topic. Seniors aren’t the only ones who can lose valuable quality of life during a heatwave, but they’re usually the first to have trouble. With some of these tips, we’d like people to be aware of things they can do to stop the heat and enjoy a cooler, more comfortable summer.

Whether you live in Longport, Margate City, or Somers Point, the heat is coming. This Fourth of July we’d like to help everyone take steps to improve their HVAC service in Atlantic County. Keep reading for 5 great ways to improve your comfort and stay cool!

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