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Installed Ground Source Heat Pump – A Rating Customer Review on Angie’s List

Member: Michael Gxxxx Lees Summit, MO 64064 Categories: Heating & A/C, Insulation Services Performed: Yes Work Completed Date: June 01, 2010 Hire Again: Yes Approximate Cost: $25,000.00 Home Build Year: 1991 Description Of Work: Installed Ground Source heat pump system Member Comments: Work was completed in time frame promised grounds were restored. System is working great About Eric Kjelshus Energy Heating and Cooling Eric Kjelshus Energy Heating and Cooling has.. read more →

Home Heating & Cooling Equipment Tax Credits

On August 8, 2005, President Bush signed a bill that established tax credits direct to the consumer for the installation of high-efficiency furnaces. For furnaces installed between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2008, taxpayers will receive a $150.00 tax creditif their new furnace has an energy efficiency level of no less than 95% AFUE… read more →

How do I properly maintain my heating and cooling equipment?

Your home comfort system is in the background, running all day long, on and off, for most of the year. It keeps you comfortable, catches your dust, and zaps those nasty cold viruses. It needs to be properly cleaned and maintained. If it isn’t, it can get clogged, parts will stop working and there will.. read more →

How a Furnace Works

Facts: A furnace works to keep a home warm in the winter and plays a critical part in the operation of an air conditioning system. Furnaces produce heat through the combustion of natural gas in the furnace’s burner. The heat produced from this process then passes through a heat exchanger. Air from your home’s return.. read more →

How Does Central Air Conditioning Work?

Central air conditioning helps keep your home cool and reduces humidity levels. By transferring heat from air located inside your home to the outside, conditioned and cooled air is left to be re-circulated. Using electricity as its power source, the compressor inside an air conditioning unit pumps coolant, or refrigerant, back and forth to gather.. read more →

Furnace Maintenance

Simple maintenance can pay big dividends for comfort, efficiency and safety. When it comes to furnaces (we’ll focus on natural gas), an ounce of prevention truly is worth a pound of cure. To help you avert the hassle of your furnace dying or simply not putting out enough heat– just when you need it most… read more →

Air Conditioning Maintenance & Tune-Ups

Air conditioners lose capacity with use. The coils become plugged, filters get dirty, belts slip and often there is a refrigerant leak. While comfort is lost, energy costs soar. A 20% increase in operating cost is not uncommon. You may not recognize this problem until comfort is lost and, by then, the extra dollars are.. read more →

How often should I have the system cleaned?

To most people’s surprise, airborne dirt and household lint cause the most problems with your system. Even if you change your filters every 30 days, 90% of the airborne particles go through your throwaway air filter. These particles will collect on your blower motor, blower wheel, and indoor coil. Air cleaners help but particles still.. read more →

Why does a heat pump blow out cold air?

The air temperature leaving your register should not be less than 85 degrees. Even though the air temperature coming out of the register is 85 degrees your body temperature is 98.6. The 85-degree air will feel cool. The problem is not the air temperature but the location and type of register being used. Sometimes a.. read more →

How often should I change the Air Filter?

If you have a fiberglass throwaway filter, you should change it every 30 days. The filter helps keep your duct system, motors, and coils cleaner longer. Here’s a great tip for remembering to change the filter:  When you get your monthly electric bill… change the air filter. If you do not change your filter, your.. read more →