Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Archive for January, 2017

What’s the Difference between a Heat Pump and Other Heating Systems?

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Thermostat DialA heat pump can keep you just as comfortable as other heating systems, but there are some major ways a heat pump’s operation differs. A gas furnace is the most popular heating system in the US, but a heat pump bears little resemblance to these systems aside from its use of a blower fan and the ducts and vents in your home.

Heat pumps actually look a lot like an air conditioner, and you’ll learn more about why this is in the guide below. As it turns out, heat pumps are cooling and heating systems—and highly efficient ones too.

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How Commercial Heating and AC Maintenance Programs Protect You and Lower Costs

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Interested in lowering daily operating costs for your property? You’ll have to make some investments first, but this doesn’t always mean you have to spend an arm and a leg on upgrades.

Investing in a heating and AC maintenance program from a local commercial HVAC specialist can lower costs while protecting your property from damage or lost business. Check it out!

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How Investing in a Ductless Mini Split Makes Home Comfort Easy and Efficient

Monday, January 9th, 2017

If you live in a home without any air conditioning and heating ducts, you’ve probably found some other way to cool and heat the home. But if you primarily rely on window AC units and space heaters, you are wasting energy and making things difficult.

Space heaters are often unsafe and require a lot of energy. Window AC units are noisy, and they can cost a lot to run, especially if you use them throughout the house. Plus, they do not tend to last very long. For homeowners relying on these methods for home comfort, we typically recommend a reliable alternative: the ductless mini split.

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Why Today’s Furnaces Are More Efficient than Ever Before

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

After our customers run their new furnaces, they are often surprised at how efficient they truly are. Today’s high-efficiency furnaces are better than they’ve ever been before, thanks to some of the new technology that has been integrated into more advanced models.

If you’re in the market for a new furnace, check for some of the terms below in the description of your furnace. Read about the new technologies that make today’s furnaces so energy- and fuel-efficient and call our team for more information about the furnaces we install and service.

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