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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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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Importance of Air Duct Cleaning

June 1, 2020

Indoor air quality is important for every home. Air ducts help to regulate and transport this air to every room of the home for comfortable living. However, these ducts are known to become filthy over time. This leads to unhealthy conditions for you and your family. Cleaning your air ducts might not be the most enjoyable task, but it’s necessary. Procrastinating on this duty only makes matters worse, and before long, you’re looking at a major issue in your home. Let’s take a look at the importance of air duct cleaning. Cleaner Environment For starters, clean

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How Can Duct Replacement Help My HVAC System?

April 20, 2020

When contemplating the weak points of their HVAC systems, many home and business owners focus almost exclusively on the furnace or air conditioner itself. Of course, installing a more efficient heater or air conditioner can improve the comfort of your space. However, that is not the entire picture. Many people forget to consider their ductwork. The ducts of an HVAC system are the pathways that transmit the heated or cooled air to where it belongs. Thus, their importance cannot be overstated. Duct technology has come a long way since the early days of HVAC, and duct

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8 Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

April 1, 2020

Keeping your air conditioner well maintained brings many benefits. For example, you’ll be able to ward off costly repairs. Furthermore, a properly maintained air conditioner will save you money on energy and work better for more years. You’ll be able to go much longer before you have to purchase a replacement. However, most homeowners neglect periodic AC maintenance services and only call a technician when the system is not working. If you want to make sure that your HVAC is operating at optimum efficiency, especially during the hot seasons in Seattle and Tacoma, you need to follow

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What is a SEER Rating?

March 10, 2020

Shopping for a new air conditioner or heat pump can be overwhelming. From energy ratings to selecting the right size for your home, there is no shortage of things to consider. Efficiency is one of the most important features in an air conditioner. An efficient air conditioner can cool your home in the Seattle area. It can increase your comfort and indoor air quality. Heat pumps and air conditioners are given a SEER rating to measure their output. This rating is standard throughout the HVAC industry. The SEER rating is just one of a

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Should I Repair or Replace my Furnace?

March 1, 2020

There comes a time when you have to make an important decision about the future of your home’s furnace. Should you repair or replace it? When it comes to furnace replacement, there are several things you should consider. If you have an older unit, it could make sense to replace it. After all, repair costs for older furnaces can add up, especially after the 10-year mark has passed. Another thing to consider is the cost of a new heater. At Brennan Heating & Air Conditioning in Seattle, we know that replacing a furnace is a significant investment. You

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HVAC Troubleshooting Tips

February 10, 2020

If your furnace, air conditioner or heat pump is not working properly, it is important to diagnose and resolve the problem as quickly as possible. Doing so can prevent damage to the component as well as higher heating and cooling bills. Let’s take a look at a few common HVAC problems and identify what can be done to solve them. You’re Experiencing Inconsistent Air Flow A clogged air filter or clogged vent could be the reason why your furnace is blowing cold air or your air conditioner is blowing warm or lukewarm air. It

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Early Fall Issues Your Heating System Might Encounter

October 1, 2019

Many people welcome the days of autumn, but the transition to cool weather is rarely smooth. Temperatures can continue to fluctuate between hot and cold. Problems might flare-up with your air conditioner because you’ve been using it for months. The first few times you turn on your heating system could also reveal issues that developed while the system sat unused through the warm season. Maintenance will clear up common problems and get your home ready for winter. Leaves and Twigs Clogging the Outside Heating Unit Fall means falling leaves. These could get stuck in the

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