12 Frequently Asked Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Questions…

Listed below, are frequently asked questions related to Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning…   Temperature Control Questions How Does My Thermostat Work? At its core, a thermostat is simply the controls used to regulate temperature in a heating system. You can set a preferred temperature, and the thermostat works to keep your home at this… [Read More]

HVAC Tips – Types of HVAC Systems and How To Decide If You Should Repair or Replace Yours…

Should you repair or replace your heating or cooling equipment when it has a problem? It depends on how much lower the equipment should last and how much your equipment is worth at the time of the problem. We don’t always rush to replace the equipment. Sometimes a nice fix is a better fit for the… [Read More]

Choosing Between a Heat Pump and an Air Conditioner/Furnace System…

Air conditioners do not provide heating, but heat pumps do… A heat pump can heat and cool, but an air conditioner cannot, which is the primary difference between the two HVAC systems. An air conditioner is typically paired with a furnace to provide heat during the cold months. If you need to replace your air… [Read More]

Why is My Home Air Conditioner Leaking Water Inside?…

Your AC’s inside unit contains the evaporator coil that cools the warm air blown over it. This causes condensation (moisture) to form on the coil, just like how water droplets form on a cold glass of water on a hot day. The moisture on the coil drips into a drain pan and down a condensate… [Read More]

HVAC Tips – The Health & Household Benefits of Using a Humidifier

You know that maintaining the right moisture level in your home will help to ensure that your HVAC systems are working efficiently for you, and that the right humidity level can help your home to feel cool in the summer and warm in the winter. However, did you know that operating a humidifier has other… [Read More]

What’s the Right Humidity Level in My Home or Office? How to Know When You Need a Humidifier!

Are your lips cracking? Are you experiencing dry-itchy skin? Frequent nose bleeds? Sinus problems? If you are experiencing these symptoms you may need a humidifier. How Humidifiers Help When temperatures drop, so does the moisture in the air. When this happens, it causes dry skin and sinus problems from the lack of moisture. Humidifiers will… [Read More]

Energy Efficiency Tip #1 – How to Find Air Leaks That Are Needlessly Adding to Your Energy Bills

Before the Fall and Winter come by this year it’s best to see what you can do to make your home Energy Efficient now. One of the best ways to save money on heating and cooling your home is sealing and insulating it.  Finding Air Leaks People notice air leaks more easily in the winter as they… [Read More]

What Do The SEER, HSPF, and AFUE HVAC Efficiency Ratings Mean?

Whether you’re buying a new home or investing in a new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for an older house, you don’t want to make the wrong move. A smart investment requires a little research, but you’ll thank yourself when you see a dip in your energy bills and enjoy a longer-lasting HVAC… [Read More]

When You Use Phoenix Comfort & Tempstar Together, You Get an Extra 2 Years of No Hassle Replacement Limited Warranty Coverage! Watch Video… 

When you are deciding on who to use to install or maintain your HVAC equipment, find out what their affiliations are with their equipment suppliers. It make a difference and give you one more reason to have faith in the company you choose. For them to get an elite status, you know that they have… [Read More]

HVAC Tips – What To Do If Your Northern Kentucky Air Conditioner has a Refrigerant or Freon Leak

Refrigerant or “Freon” is used to transfer heat “out of” or “into” your home. The efficiency of your HVAC system is compromised when the right levels of refrigerant are not kept in your HVAC Equipment. If your equipment has too much refrigerant it is said be “over-charged.” If your HVAC equipment has too little refrigerant than its undercharged…. [Read More]