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Why Is My Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air?

November 23, 2020

When it comes to staying warm during the cold winter months, folks in Maryville love their heat pumps. Fast, reliable, and cost effective to use, heat pumps are a popular choice in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry.

But what if it’s freezing outdoors and your heat pump starts blowing cold air?

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What Is Short Cycling?

November 12, 2020

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

October 30, 2020

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Tennessee home and how much fuel is wasted.

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

October 16, 2020

Once the cooler weather hits here in Alcoa this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Long before the first night you’ll want to use it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by a professional from A & L Heating and Air.

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Transitioning Your Heat Pump

September 29, 2020

One reason Tennessee homeowners love heat pumps is they function as an all-in-one unit. Instead of purchasing and maintaining a separate furnace and air conditioning system, you can simply transition your heat pump from the heat setting to the cooling setting and vice versa as seasons warrant.

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Why Ductless Is the Way to Go

September 16, 2020

You deserve the most comfort at the best price in your Tennessee home or business. You want reliable heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) at reasonable prices. You want fresh, clean air so you and your loved ones can enjoy a healthy home. Try going ductless. A ductless system, or mini split, adds comfort to…

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What Does AC SEER Mean?

August 31, 2020

When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER?

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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

August 17, 2020

Stand outdoors on one of those days when the weather feels perfect, take a few deep breaths, and enjoy the fresh air. Later, take another deep breath—only inside your Tennessee home. How does it compare? Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Friendsville home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your…

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Artificial Intelligence and HVAC?

July 29, 2020

Most people do not necessarily think of artificial intelligence (AI) and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in the same space. However, the reality is that AI is already part of many modern HVAC systems with much more potential ahead.

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

July 13, 2020

Environmental issues also play a significant part in not only your air conditioner’s performance but contribute to potential problems you may face. Our team of experts at A & L Heating and Air wants to help increase your awareness of some of these environmental factors.

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