DB Heating & Cooling, Inc. Blog

Do My Ducts Need Cleaning?

August 24th, 2015

Most homeowners aren’t in the habit of sticking their heads into their ductwork to see how clean or dirty the ductwork is. Plus, doing that won’t give you much of a perspective because you won’t be able to see all that much of your ductwork anyhow.

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The Benefits of Zone Control

August 17th, 2015

By this time of the year, you have likely been trying to manage your thermostat closely to save some energy. But do you set the thermostat to one temperature only to find that someone else in your home has changed it?

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Is R-22 Refrigerant Still Available?

August 10th, 2015

There have been a lot of steps taken over the last two decades to help eliminate the environmental problems caused by air conditioning. Some of these steps have addressed the energy efficiency aspect of whole home AC systems while others have addressed the main chemical in these systems, refrigerant known as R-22, or Freon, its brand name.

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Common Causes of Uneven Cooling

August 3rd, 2015

Do you have areas of your home that are warmer than others? Is the second floor in your home significantly warmer than the first? Uneven cooling is a common problem with many homes, and believe it or not, this is not an indication that your air conditioning system is too small.

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Why Isn’t My Heat Pump Cooling?

July 27th, 2015

Many homeowners with heat pump systems will sing the praises of the unit, and it’s understandable why. They are very energy efficient and can supply your home with both heating and cooling.

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Why Your Air Conditioner Doesn’t Run Out of Refrigerant

July 20th, 2015

Many, if not most, electro-mechanical systems consume a fuel to work. Cars use gas while many heating systems use oil, propane or natural gas.

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What Are Some Benefits of Rooftop Units?

July 13th, 2015

As a business owner, you know how important it is to have a comfortable atmosphere in your work environment. We are in the heat of summer, and if it’s time to replace your aging commercial AC, you may want to consider a rooftop unit.

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How a Whole Home Dehumidifier Can Help You Beat the Heat This Summer

July 6th, 2015

It’s no secret that our summers can be hot and humid. While your air conditioning system dehumidifies as part of the cooling process, we can have stretches of humid weather that goes on for days.

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How Does a Ductless Mini-Split AC Work?

June 29th, 2015

It can seem counter-intuitive to have an air conditioning system that doesn’t need ductwork, but that’s exactly what a ductless mini-split air conditioner is. The system isn’t wildly different from a traditional split system AC – in fact, the outdoor unit of a ductless system is almost the same as one from a traditional split system AC.

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Does Your AC Need Replacement Instead of Another Costly Repair?

June 22nd, 2015

Air conditioning systems are made to be durable, but no system lasts forever. But sometimes it can be hard to determine whether or not it’s worth repairing your system instead of replacing it.

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