For more than a hundred years, people in countries around the world have marked the 14th day of February as a time for lovers to give each other gifts and for children to write cards to each other and eat heart-shaped candy. But Valentine’s Day isn’t the only important event to occur on February 14th. There are many other anniversaries
We are fortunate in Texas that we aren’t experiencing the same harsh winter as much of the rest of the U.S. However, it still may seem odd to start planning for summer…until you look at a calendar and realize how soon the warm weather will arrive. Now is an excellent time to start preparing for the relentless Texas sun. One of the best
Insulation is an essential part of home comfort: as a barrier against the convection and conduction of heat, insulation traps vital heat inside your house during cold weather, and it prevents excess heat from infiltrating during warm weather. This not only benefits you, it also benefits your air conditioner and heater, since they will need to do le
We don’t experience bad winters like they have on the East Coast, but our January nights can still get very chilly, and you need your heating system to perform. That’s why it makes sense to install a hybrid heating system, which combines a heat pump with a gas or electric furnace to handle your heating and air conditioning as one. If yo
What are the heating solutions for Spring, TX? It’s a fair question to ask, especially in the winter when things get cold enough to need a heater on a regular basis. When it comes to heating systems and services in Spring, residents have a fair amount of options to choose from. The right one depends on your individual circumstances, as well a
The word “insulation” is customarily associated with keeping warm. We think of insulation in our home as a barricade against the cold, and when buying a coat or jacket for winter weather, we want it to have sufficient insulation in the lining to make sure the cold weather outside doesn’t get through to our bodies. However…
2014 is almost upon us, and with the coming of the New Year, we thought we’d take a brief look at some of the more popular traditions associated with this holiday. It’s been around for at least 4,000 years: as long as we’ve figured out how long it takes for the seasons to come and go. Here’s a quick discussion about some of
Yes, it’s absolutely true, you can actually replace your old (and probably worn out and very inefficient) furnace and air conditioner as a package for at least $2300 less than you would have to pay any other time. Let me explain, Every year the months of January, February, and March can “Kill” my business. I stand to lose a ton of
It’s the holiday season once again, and everyone at Expert Air Cooling and Heating wishes the very best for you, your family, and your friends. We hope that whatever brings you joy fills these last days of the year. We’d like to thank all of our customers for giving us the opportunity to provide you with services that improve your lives
Heat pumps operate according to the same basic principles that air conditioners do: circulating refrigerant gas through a series of valves and coils to alternately heat and cool the air. The difference with a heat pump is that the process can basically be “reversed,” warming your indoor air in the winter while cooling it in the summer.
Getting the most efficiency from the heating in your home can involve a number of different factors. You can install a precision digital programmable thermostat, have regular maintenance done on your heater, schedule duct cleaning, or completely upgrade your heating system to a new one that uses less energy. All of these are good ideas to increase
If you keep your furnace in good repair—calling for professional service whenever you notice malfunctions and maintaining a regular schedule of preventive check-ups and tune-ups—it should serve you for many years with excellent warmth. However, no furnace will last forever. Eventually, it will begin to wear down and reach the point wher
Thanksgiving began in 1621, but didn’t become a national tradition until 1863, when Abraham Lincoln declared it as such in hopes of bringing a divided nation together. We have many Thanksgiving traditions in this country, from turkey as the meal to the annual Cowboys and Lions games on television. But one of the most beloved is the annual Pre
We haven’t yet reached the stage in HVAC technology where we can install artificial intelligences into furnaces so they will self-diagnose and immediately alert homeowners to their repair needs. However, furnaces do have ways of alerting people about impending problems, although you need a bit of knowledge to understand what these signals mea
Traditional furnaces have been a mainstay in Texas homes for many years, using a centralized system to distribute hot air through a series of ducts. They do their work simply and efficiently, but at the same time, they’re not the only options out there. Here in La Porte TX, heating replacement services can install multiple different types of
People outside of the state may think that the idea of heating in Houston, TX sounds faintly absurd. But if you’ve lived here through at least one winter, you know we can encounter some chilly days, and chillier nights. You need a heater in your home that will perform effectively and efficiently whenever you need it. But if you need to replac
Geothermal heat pumps—what’s the big deal? You’ve heard about them and perhaps know that their popularity has risen over the last decade. You might also know something about how they operate: using refrigerant that circulates through underground lines to move heat from the earth and place it into your home (or, during the summer,
It’s natural for heating replacement questions to arise whenever you face a significant repair. Our winters can get chilly, and a reliable heater is usually your best friend when the temperatures start to dip. You don’t necessarily need to wait for your heater to suffer a catastrophic failure in order to consider installing a new one. I
A stress that commercial HVAC systems have that most residential ones do not is that commercial systems usually operate continually during business hours to meet the needs of many people. Homeowners will usually adjust their systems throughout the day, occasionally shutting them off, but business owners rarely have that luxury. This constant use in
Geothermal systems serve as an attractive alternative to traditional gas or electric heaters. They draw upon the internal temperature of the ground itself, which stays fairly constant no matter how hot or cold the air above gets. That makes them very cost-effective, provided cheap heat for your home regardless of the weather outside. In towns like