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Furnace Flue Tips

February 10, 2021

Even though our A & L Heating and Air heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) experts are always here for you, as a Maryville homeowner, you should know at least a little something about your heating and cooling system. Knowledge is power after all.

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Three Reasons to Consider a Geothermal Heat Pump

January 26, 2021

Geothermal heat pumps have been in use since the 1940s, heating and cooling homes in the Greenback area efficiently and thoroughly. They use the constant temperature of the earth for their heat transfer medium instead of the outside air temperature as air-source systems utilize. Speak to one for our A & L Heating and Air professionals about the different geothermal heat pump options available.

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Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

January 12, 2021

You just discovered there is a puddle of water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water? It could be a few different things. In most cases, it is not a big repair, so keep calm. However, you will need one of our A & L Heating and Air heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals to take a good look at it and resolve the issue for you. 

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What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

December 28, 2020

In modern society, average adults spend nearly all their time indoors at work or at home. In fact the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports this amount of time reaches upwards of 90 percent for most people. That puts the importance of good indoor air quality at a whole new level.

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

December 14, 2020

In the winter, being snug as a bug in a rug in your home can be cozy, but it can also play havoc with your indoor air quality (IAQ) here in Tennessee, creating some significant health problems. At A & L Heating and Air, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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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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A & L Heating and Air proudly provides HVAC service to Alcoa, Friendsville, Greenback, Louisville, Loudon, Lenior City, Madisonville, Maryville, Vonore, Walland, TN, and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 865-856-8797, or request service online today.