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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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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