National Refrigeration Blog

  • Is a ductless unit able to accommodate a commercial space?

    Is a ductless unit able to accommodate a commercial space?

    When choosing an HVAC system for your business, there are often various factors to take into account. Many commercial spaces require specific temperatures, moisture levels and indoor air quality standards for the comfort of customers and employees as well as for possible products produced or stored on the premises.  Finding a suitable system means considering […]

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  • Tankless vs. Tank Water Heaters

    Tankless vs. Tank Water Heaters

    Water heaters are one of the most essential systems used in modern homes; they are vital for comfortable bathing and sanitizing dishes and laundry. Investing in a water heater that suits your needs and budget is paramount but sorting through the seemingly endless options can be overwhelming. One way to simplify this search is by […]

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  • 8 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your HVAC System

    8 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your HVAC System

    While having to replace your HVAC system can be a significant investment, it is generally not a complete surprise. As a homeowner, you have a lot to think about when it comes to maintaining your home and recognizing the signs that your heating or cooling unit’s lifespan is coming to an end is an important […]

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  • How Do Pets Affect Indoor Air Quality?

    How Do Pets Affect Indoor Air Quality?

    Having a pet can be a great addition for many families. In fact, three out of five households in the U.S. have pets and most of those pets are dogs and cats. While these furry friends bring joy and companionship to your home, they also bring allergens that can negatively affect your indoor air quality. […]

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  • When Should I Replace My Hot Water Heater?

    When Should I Replace My Hot Water Heater?

    Most people are dependent upon having easily accessible warm running water. Each day we use it to bathe, wash our hands, cook, and do laundry and dishes. Because of this reliance on consistent access to hot water, it is important to know when to repair or replace your hot water heater.  According to energy.gov, water heating […]

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  • Why is My AC Not Blowing Cold Air?

    Why is My AC Not Blowing Cold Air?

    August in Rhode Island typically means hot and humid conditions. During the sweltering summer days, the last thing you want is a malfunctioning air conditioner. If you notice your AC is not blowing cold air, there are a few troubleshooting steps to consider before calling a professional. Troubleshooting Checklist 1.Change Your filter: Dirty air filters […]

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  • Are Heat Pumps Good in Rhode Island?

    Are Heat Pumps Good in Rhode Island?

    Many Rhode Island homeowners have an outdated belief that heat pumps are ineffective in New England weather. The technology around heat pumps has evolved a great deal over the last couple of decades, providing high-efficiency options for residents in colder climates. While there are certain factors to consider when choosing the rightheat pump, many homes can […]

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