Where Should I Install My Mini Split?

May 23, 2024

A ductless mini-split system is great for eliminating hot spots in your home and supplementing a central AC system. This type of system is also a good choice when adding an addition to your home, cooling a garage or shed or even cooling an entire home that doesn’t have a central HVAC system. No matter what your reasons for installing a mini-split system are, it’s important that you choose the right location for the indoor and outdoor components. In this article, we’ll explain what these different components are and what factors are most important when choosing to install each one.

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7 Advantages of Dehumidifiers

April 1, 2024

Are you ever uncomfortable in your home because of thick, muggy air? Do you face mold growth, rot, or pooling water issues at home? If yes, it’s probably because the air in your home is too humid. Humidity is when there are large amounts of water vapors in the air. Humidity is a common problem in our area, but the good news is that it’s an easy problem to solve. All you need to do is install a whole-home dehumidifier to eliminate the excess moisture from the air. It may not seem like a big change, but it will significantly

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Reasons Your Air Conditioning Unit May Smell Strange

March 6, 2024

Have you started noticing unpleasant odors whenever your AC is running? Bad smells coming from an AC are a common problem and can be due to something minor or potentially indicate a more serious issue. The good news is that determining what is causing the odors is often fairly easy, and most of the causes are also fairly easy to prevent and overcome. 1. Dirty Evaporator Coil If the cool air flowing out of your air conditioning smells moldy or musty, it most commonly indicates that the AC evaporator coil is dirty. The evaporator coil

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Can Heat Pumps Also Cool?

February 7, 2024

Heat pumps are one of the most energy-efficient options for heating a home. They are typically two to three times more efficient than furnaces that burn fossil fuels. This efficiency is because heat pumps transfer heat rather than burning natural gas or heating oil, which means that installing one can significantly reduce heating costs. Another major advantage of a heat pump is that it can also function as an air conditioner to cool your home in summer. Understanding How Heat Pumps Cool Heat pumps are very similar to traditional air conditioners in many ways, as

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Frequently Asked Questions

January 10, 2024

General Questions Why should I perform preventive maintenance? This question is twofold. You’ll want to perform preventative maintenance to protect your warranty and make sure the system lasts to full potential. Should I have my equipment serviced? Yes, we recommend that you get your equipment serviced annually. What size heating and air conditioning system do I need?/What is the proper size HVAC system for my home? The size of your system really depends on your home and your needs. To help you make this decision we offer free

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Environmental Responsibility

January 10, 2024

Environmentally Responsible Air Conditioner Choices Many air conditioners and heat pumps sold around the world use a refrigerant called Freon R-22. Emissions of R-22 are considered by some experts to be a significant factor in depleting the ozone layer that protects animals and people from harmful rays from the sun. Consumers now have the choice to ask for an air conditioner or heat pump that uses a more efficient and environmentally friendlier refrigerant such as R-410A. As R-22 is replaced with safer refrigerants, the cost of maintaining equipment using R-22 may increase dramatically. That’s

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Advantages of Natural Gas Furnaces

January 10, 2024

Natural Gas Furnace Benefits Natural gas is the fuel of choice for homeowners. It is a clean, affordable, safe and efficient energy choice. Some of the advantages of natural gas include lower energy bills and increased value when you sell your house, plus has many other benefits. Converting to natural gas will save you energy and money. One of the many benefits of natural gas is that today, natural gas costs less than electricity – from 50-70% less. This means you can dramatically reduce your heating and water heating costs. A modern natural gas heating system

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Choose a Quality HVAC Contractor

January 10, 2024

Choosing a quality contractor for your heating and cooling needs is an important process. Choosing the right contractor can make the difference between getting the most comfort and efficiency for your money or getting stuck with a system that doesn’t meet your needs. Here Are Some Tips On Evaluating a Contractor: Ask How Long The Company Has Been In Business Common sense says that older, more established companies will have a better record of customer satisfaction. Brennan Heating & Air Conditioning has been in business since 1987 and has met

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HVAC Buying Tips

January 10, 2024

How To Navigate Purchasing a New HVAC System In these modern times, the heating and cooling industry is constantly progressing and evolving. New products and technology are coming to the market on a regular basis. Consumers are becoming more interested in environmentally friendly solutions as well as indoor air quality products that improve the air they breathe. Now, more than ever, our customers – and particularly new home buyers – are not just looking for a single product or service to meet the needs of their home. Rather, customers are often seeking a total solutions package

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Why Choose Brennan?

January 10, 2024

There are many advantages to choosing Brennan Heating & Air Conditioning as your favorite Seattle area heating and cooling contractor, a few of which are listed below. Visit Choosing a Quality Contractor for tips on how to choose a contractor you will be happy with. Locally owned and operated One of Puget Sound Energy’s select heating and air conditioner contractors and five-time recipient of its Platinum Achievement Award – the top honor for sales & customer service awarded annually to only one contractor Installation and service technicians are all factory-trained and certified We use only the most reliable,

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