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  • Can I put a sofa on top of an HVAC vent?

    Can I put a sofa on top of an HVAC vent?

    Interior design and the HVAC industry share surprisingly common ground. Factors like furniture quantity, fabric, lighting, and window treatments impact a room’s aesthetic as well as its temperature and comfort levels. While style does matter, functionality is equally essential. So, when adding sizable furniture—like a beloved sofa—consider more than comfort. Placement matters. Do you enjoy…

  • Can a nor’easter break my HVAC system?

    Can a nor’easter break my HVAC system?

    While fall has just begun, the big-storm season is already in full swing. Hurricane Lee ended up not causing as much damage as predicted in New England, but it was a good reminder of how important storm preparation is. Nor’easters are one of the most damaging types of storms that regularly hit our region. The…

  • What air conditioning system to buy for historic homes?

    What air conditioning system to buy for historic homes?

    Historic homes can offer much in charm and character but can also come with challenges when incorporating modern amenities. The good news is, there are some HVAC systems that can integrate seamlessly into historic homes without sacrificing their architectural integrity. If you own a historic home, you may be trying to narrow your search of…

  • Why is my HVAC fan so loud?

    Why is my HVAC fan so loud?

    An unusual sound from any of your heating and cooling system’s components can understandably raise your concerns. It can disturb your focus, be highly irritating, and may require you to call a service technician. However, if your fan is the culprit, you may find that the solution is usually a simple repair. So, what could…

  • 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…

  • Why is one room in my house colder than the rest?

    Why is one room in my house colder than the rest?

    There are a handful of reasons why one room in your house feels colder than the others. Take a look below to determine what the culprit in your house may be:

  • 5 Signs Your HVAC System is Wasting Energy

    5 Signs Your HVAC System is Wasting Energy

    National Refrigeration takes a look at 5 warning signs that your HVAC system is wasting energy.