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What Does an AFUE Rating Mean?

2020-10-14T15:21:08-05:00Categories: Hans Heating and Air|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What is an AFUE rating for heating equipment and why should it matter to Montgomery area homeowners? In our most recent blog, the technicians at Hans Heating and Air explain this important HVAC industry measure [...]

Is My HVAC Unit ENERGY STAR Approved?

2020-10-14T15:13:38-05:00Categories: Hans Heating and Air|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Energy efficiency is important when purchasing new heating and cooling equipment. In the HVAC industry, we use various ratings to measure the energy efficiency of different systems. The Environmental Protection Agency created a program called [...]

How Can You Find the HVAC System That’s Right for You?

2019-05-07T14:02:00-05:00Categories: Hans Heating and Air|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Get the facts from an expert. There are many brands, types, efficiencies, etc. of heating and air conditioning systems to choose from nowadays. Hans Luquire, with over 30 years of industry experience, and his team [...]

What Are the Benefits of Purchasing a New HVAC System?

2019-05-23T13:38:15-05:00Categories: Hans Heating and Air|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Efficiency, cost, and environmental savings. At Hans Heating and Air, we realize that purchasing a new HVAC system is no small matter, and it’s not cheap. That said, if your existing system is old, in [...]

How Long Will Your HVAC System Last?

2019-05-07T14:05:53-05:00Categories: Hans Heating and Air|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Proper maintenance is key. Routine maintenance and service plays a key role in the lifecycle of your heating and/or air conditioning system. If all recommended maintenance and service actions are taken, your air conditioner can [...]

What Is R-22?

2019-05-23T13:40:32-05:00Categories: Hans Heating and Air|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

R-22 is the common name for hydro-chlorofluorocarbon (HCFC). R-22 has been used as a refrigerant by HVAC manufacturers for over 40 years; however, studies conducted over the past decade have shown that HCFC contains chlorine, [...]

What You Should Know about Replacing Your Old HVAC System

2019-05-23T13:45:21-05:00Categories: Hans Heating and Air|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Start with a detailed inspection. In order to have the most efficient HVAC system for you and your household, a detailed inspection should first be performed by a certified HVAC professional. Our highly skilled, trained, [...]

Does Your Indoor Coil Need to Be Replaced?

2019-05-23T13:33:26-05:00Categories: Hans Heating and Air|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s generally a good idea to replace the indoor coil if you’re also replacing your air conditioner or heat pump. There’s a correlation between the efficiency of your heating or cooling system and the performance [...]

Where Can You Locate Your Air Handler or Furnace System?

2019-05-23T13:30:16-05:00Categories: Hans Heating and Air|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

You may have options based on your home’s design. The system can actually be located in several different places: A system with up-flow application might be located in the basement, while a system with a [...]

What Is a Heat Pump?

2020-04-20T13:52:51-05:00Categories: Hans Heating and Air|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Simply put: Air movement from Point A to Point B. A heat pump is a device used for either the heating or cooling of a space by transferring hot and cold between two reservoirs. A [...]