9 Money-Saving Tips to Winterize Your Home

November 20, 2020

A dependable heating system is an absolute necessity in the winter months. Depending on what part of the country you call home, it can cost a good bit of money to maintain the warmth inside your home throughout the winter. However, there are ways to winterize your home that will allow you to save a bit of money while continuing to enjoy the warmth your furnace provides. 1. Air Filter Replacement This step is probably the simplest of the methods to help you prepare your home to withstand the cold of the winter. Regular air

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7 Heating Solutions for Your Finished Basement

November 10, 2020

Most homeowners prefer to make use of each space in their house. A finished basement adds value to the property and gives you a little more space. You can use it to create additional living quarters, a movie room or an office space. Irrespective of where you reside, the basement tends to be the coldest part of your house. Therefore, you’ll need to make various adjustments to make it more comfortable. Heating options will depend on your needs and preferences. Here are various solutions that you can consider. 1. Add a Fireplace

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What You Need to Know About Ductless Mini-Split Systems

October 20, 2020

When it comes to keeping your Seattle home comfortable, you have many options. Options like ceiling fans, space heaters, and complex multi-zone HVAC systems are available to keep your home at a desirable temperature at all times. If you’re looking for an easy-to-use option that provides a lot of flexibility, then a ductless mini-split system from Brennan Heating & Air Conditioning makes a great option. To better understand if this type of system is right for you, here is some in-depth information about these units. What Sets a Ductless Mini-Split System Apart? As the name suggests, the biggest difference

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Why You Should Schedule Fall HVAC Maintenance

October 5, 2020

Cooler weather has arrived in the Seattle, WA, area, and frigid winter temperatures won’t be far behind. The last thing you’ll want to deal with on a cold winter night is a malfunctioning heating system or utility bills that keep going up every month. Now is the right time to schedule a checkup for your furnace or heat pump. Find out about why you should schedule fall HVAC maintenance and how an autumn tune-up of your heating system benefits you and your home. Choose a Convenient Appointment Time If you’re like many people, you have

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A Beginner’s Guide to Indoor Air Quality

September 23, 2020

Living in a large metropolitan area like Seattle, WA, means that you probably pay attention to air quality alerts when you hear about them through the local weather forecast. The outdoor air quality may be unhealthy for many reasons, such as from wildfires, smog, and more. Just like there is outdoor air quality, there is also indoor air quality. Most Americans spend about 90% of their time indoors, and many of those hours are spent at home. A typical home’s indoor air quality is two to five times worse than the outdoor air. This article will help you learn more

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Simple Energy Audit Steps to Improve HVAC Efficiency

September 6, 2020

Your cooling and heating system is probably the most energy-intensive piece of equipment in your home. According to the U.S. Energy Information Association, cooling and heating account for nearly half of the energy expenses in an average American household. This expenditure exceeds even the growing consumption of energy by modern electronics and appliances. However, by maintaining your HVAC system properly, you can boost its efficiency and cut down on your cooling and heating costs drastically. Becoming more energy efficient does not have to be a strenuous chore. Here are seven of the possible steps you can take to maximize the

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Pleated Filters: Why They Are So Effective

August 20, 2020

Filters are an important part of many devices that you use every day in Seattle. Engine filters help to keep your vehicle’s engine running strong, coffee filters help to keep bitter coffee grounds out of your morning cup of joe, and pool filters help to keep your pool’s water clean and refreshing. One of the most important filters in your life, though, is the air filter for your HVAC system. Without this filter in place, your HVAC system won’t work properly, and your family will be breathing in dust-filled air. One of the most common types

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A Beginner’s Guide to HVAC

August 1, 2020

HVAC technology is amazing for controlling the climate of your home. After you come home after a long day of work, there’s nothing worse than sitting around in a humid, hot living room. Your HVAC system provides you and your family with a comfortable environment for the rest of the evening. HVAC stands for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. Getting started with HVAC can be intimidating at times. There are so many pieces of technology to explore and many terms to learn. Nevertheless, with a little bit of research, sophisticated HVAC systems won’t seem so far off in the distance.

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5 Signs That Your AC Is on the Decline

July 20, 2020

Everybody wants to know they are living in a home that is healthy and safe. One of the ways to make the air in your house healthy is by investing in an air conditioning system. There are many benefits you will enjoy by installing an AC unit. The system will cool your residence and also help to keep your indoor air fresh and clean. However, just like vehicles and other machinery, air conditioning systems age and die. The average lifespan of a cooling system is 10 to 15 years when properly maintained, but even with proper maintenance, AC units are

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Benefits of an Automated Thermostat

July 1, 2020

Heating, cooling, and ventilation units are a type of technology. So, it only makes sense that they continue to evolve. HVAC technology has merged with the capabilities of the internet. The result is devices such as the smart thermostat. One way to begin turning your Seattle, WA, home into a smart house is to have a Wi-Fi-enabled thermostat installed. An automated thermostat offers several benefits and conveniences. At Brennan Heating & Air Conditioning, we have experience walking our clients through the device’s ins and outs. Here are a few conveniences to consider. Automation A thermostat is

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