Ambient Comfort LLC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Mercer County’

Is Your Furnace Running Efficiently?

Monday, March 30th, 2020

We don’t expect you to be able to answer that question right away. In fact, most homeowners have no idea how efficiently their system is running at all, mainly because as long as it gets the job done, what’s the point of noticing how efficient it is?

Unfortunately, when it comes to furnace repair in Mercer County, NJ we’re going to need to make sure your system is running efficiently. An inefficient heater is more prone to repairs and will cause your bills to steadily increase as it requires more fuel to run. This can be unacceptable for multiple reasons that we’ll get into, but the most important part of this is that homeowners should want their heaters to be in the best condition possible. Let’s talk about what efficiency means for your furnace and how you can reach that goal.

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Can You Add an Air Conditioner to a Heat-Only System?

Monday, April 29th, 2019

top-view-of-an-outdoor-ac-unitThe short answer to this is, “yes.” Yes, you can add an air conditioner to a forced-air heating system. It is, however, a complex process and we never recommend it be attempted by a homeowner. Of course, we’ll say this about any air conditioning or heating installation. There are many factors that go into matching the right system to the right home—take sizing for instance.

Many homeowners believe “the bigger the better” when it comes to their HVAC installation. But actually, just as too small of a system won’t be powerful enough for your home, too large of a system will be too powerful and will go through a process called “short-cycling,” which is damaging to the system. But we digress.

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