Brewer HVAC Heating, Air Conditioning, and Utilities Blog

Our blog is an informational resource for HVAC contractors, homeowners, and customers to learn about new HVAC technology, gather information on maintenance and installation of existing units, and find interesting new ideas for home improvement projects. Browse through our latest articles and find new ways to save money and make your home the most comfortable space possible.

5 Home Cooling Myths

There are 5 home cooling myths you should be aware of. Read on to find out what those myths are. 1. AC Just Cools The Air It’s true that air conditioners do provide cool air, but they do more than that. They actually can reduce humidity in the summer. Many air conditioners have a drying

The Importance Of HVAC Maintenance

When you built your home, you always pictured it to be the most comfortable, the safest and most secure place for you and your family to come home to everyday. This is why you need to make sure that all the structures and systems are functioning as they should. One of the most important elements

3 FAQs For Home Heating, Ventilation And Water Heaters

1. Why does my heater keep shutting off? Most modern heaters are equipped with systems that make them turn on and off automatically. When the unit senses the inside air to be comfortable enough, it turns itself off. On the other hand, it will turn itself off if it is too cold inside. However, if

What Is A Fixed Chassis Air Conditioner?

Environmental temperatures tend to get extreme sometimes, which makes it a necessity to invest in quality Air Conditioning units. There are two types of ACs in the market; the fixed chassis and the slide out chassis air conditioners. The type of air conditioner one chooses will determine its application and how one interacts with it

What Would Be Most Effective In Controlling Home Comfort Costs?

If you are wondering if energy prices continue to escalate, what would be most effective in controlling home comfort costs, maybe this will help you. There are a variety of things that you can do to control your home comfort costs, here are some of them. You can add insulation and weatherproofing to your home.

How Does An Air Conditioner Work?

Air conditioners work on the concept of phase conversion to cool air. They exploit a law of physics that when a liquid converts into gas, it absorbs heat. To facilitate phase conversion, air conditioners force special compounds into a cycle of evaporation and condensation in a closed system of coils. The chemical compounds are refrigerants

What Are Some Signs My Furnace Isn’t Working Properly?

Most homeowners do not give their furnaces much thought until the heating season hits, and they begin to rely on their units to give them warmth and comfort. Like any other HVAC equipment, a furnace has a lifespan and breaks down; however, there are a number of furnace warning signs that give clues of their

The Raising Of Current Efficiency Standards Is Placed On Hold

Over the years there have been many amazing developments in the HVAC industry. Many of these developments concentrate on preserving energy and natural resources. In 2009 the U.S. Department of Energy partnered with several experts in the HVAC industry to improve on HVAC Efficiency. As a result HVAC equipment manufacturers have been developing equipment that

Protect Your Entire Home From Power Surges

Do you know how well your electronics are protected from power surges? If not, it might be time to become concerned because a strong surge of voltage can render your home appliances useless. Inner electronic parts are sensitive and are not capable of handling high voltage surges. Most homes have Home Power Surge Protection equipment

What Is A NATE Certified Technician?

Have you ever wondered — what does NATE certified mean? This is a common question among homeowners who are looking for a reliable HVAC technician. While it is certainly important that you get a heating and cooling technician who is both licensed and insured, it is also important to choose a technician who has the