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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5 Key Advantages to Energy-Efficient HVAC Systems

June 25, 2019

Having your home’s HVAC system inspected and possibly replaced can offer you several advantages. Your local HVAC service company can help you to determine if you’re getting the best energy efficiency in your house through an energy-efficiency inspection. Here are five key advantages to using more energy-efficient systems in your residence. 1. Reduce Your Home Energy Bill When you purchase an energy-efficient HVAC system, it can reduce your energy bills since the system doesn’t have to work as hard to make your house more comfortable. Often, the reduction in your energy bill can even help cover

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