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Harmful Habits to Your HVAC System: Thermostat Settings, FACTS

Raising and lowering the thermostat significantly does not heat or cool the air faster Unless you have Variable Air Volume (VAV), which would vary air flow to your system they only work at one speed. Lowering temperature below what you need or raising the temperature above what you need will only increase energy costs and not reduce the…

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Harmful Habits to Your HVAC: Failing to change your Air Filters Regularly

Filters play an essential role in the proper operation of any HVAC system. Changing or cleaning air filters helps prevent many larger issues, improves energy efficiency and function of the system. Failing to change air filters can lead to the following issues: Short-Cycling: Air conditioners cycle on and off occasionally throughout the day, but a…

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Summer HVAC Maintenance and Service

HVAC Summer maintenance

Regular Summer Maintenance helps your system run efficiently and with less problems. When you have a service contract with Controlled Air, Inc. we check your systems seasonally to make sure they are running at their most optimum. Summer maintenance is typically less involved then the Spring and fall maintenance. The requirements for the summer maintenance…

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Heat Exchangers

Cooler weather is quickly approaching. With the hot summer we had, the last thing we might think about is the heating components of our HVAC system. In a rooftop unit or furnace, the transfer of heat from the direct fire to the air flowing into the space is the job of the heat exchanger. The…

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Legionella

Legionella

Legionella is an air-borne bacteria that can affect those working in close proximity with Cooling Towers, Evaporative Condensers, and Fluid Coolers, as well as those inside closed office buildings. Cooling towers, evaporative condensers and fluid coolers use a fan to move air through a recirculated water system. This allows a considerable amount of water vapor…

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Ice Dams

Ice Dams

What is an Ice Dam? An ice dam is a hump of ice that forms at the edge of the roof. Ice dams form when a home’s escaping heat warms the roof and melts the underside of the snow layer on the roof. Water trickles down the roof until it reaches the cold at the edge of…

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Service Contracts & Summer Emergencies

When the heat of the summer is at full blast remember that service contract customers receive priority service over customers with no contract. If you do not have a service contract you will be added to a list and we will get to you as soon as possible. We would also like to remind you…

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Quick Winter Tips

Taking care of these basic items can help save you money and energy. Clear off roof hatches of snow and ice. If hatches are not cleared and there is an emergency we will not be able to access the roof. Clear snow & ice away from heat pumps. Heat pumps can freeze, causing improper functioning. If…

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Best Service In Class

Controlled Air, Inc. takes great pride in our service department. If you have every wondered what happens when you place a service call, watch our movie and find out!

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Spring Maintenance

On average there are 4 maintenances per year. Spring and Fall are the most involved and require the most time.  Spring maintenances typically occur between April1 – July 1. The exact times vary based on the weather and equipment. This year spring maintenances began early because we have had such warm weather. The spring maintenance…

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