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Good Reasons To Get A Programmable Thermostat When You Upgrade Your HVAC System

If you’re getting ready to upgrade your HVAC system, you’re making a wise decision. Modern, high-efficiency heating and cooling equipment offers great savings on energy costs. In order to really maximize the energy savings from your new system, there are two other things you should do. First, make sure you have no leaks in your…

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Does Your Air Conditioner Need Repair or Replacement?

Are you are having issues with your air conditioner and facing the dilemma of whether to repair your cooling system or replace it entirely? If so, follow these tips to determine which option would most benefit you and your home. When to Repair or Replace Your Air Conditioner: Old Unit: If your air conditioner is…

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Considering a New A/C Purchase? 7 Reasons Why You Should Go for It

Is this the year that you finally upgrade your cooling equipment? While the initial costs associated with a new A/C purchase may leave you shivering, hearing the many benefits should warm you up to the idea. Here are seven key advantages to replacing your old or balky air conditioner before the heat wave hits. 1.…

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Common Air Conditioner Problems and How You Can Solve Them

Even though your air conditioner is likely designed to be robust, it’s still a complex piece of equipment that can experience performance issues once in a while. Here are some common air conditioner problems and how you should deal with them. Leaking refrigerant: In order to transfer heat effectively, the level of refrigerant (the charge)…

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Forced Air vs. Central Air: What’s the Difference?

In the HVAC industry, you are likely to encounter lot of technical terms. You’ll hear these from your technician, from the specialist performing your installation, in a catalog—you’ll hear them everywhere! It can be confusing if you’re unfamiliar with the terms. One of the most common confusions we encounter here at Ernst Heating & Cooling is…

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Choosing An Air Purification System That Meets Your Needs

As we have gotten better at insulating homes to keep cool and warm air inside the house, we also have locked in some unwanted visitors. We live with pets, pet hair and pet dander. We try to keep our Metro-East homes clean with cleaners and aerosols that get into our air. Pollen and pollutants hitch…

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Is This The Right Time To Replace Your Furnace? Do The Math

Winter is only a few months away in the Metro-East region, and you may be wondering if it’s time to replace your furnace. Before rushing out to look at furnaces, do the math to see if buying a new unit makes financial sense. Furnace Efficiency Before replacing a furnace, you should first evaluate the efficiency…

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Let Manuals J and D Guide Your Next HVAC Installation

Are you hoping to enjoy the benefits of a high-efficiency HVAC upgrade? In order for your equipment to achieve maximum efficiency, your contractor should be well-versed in Manuals J and D. Here’s a look at why these tools are so important and what you should expect from your contractor throughout the process. What’s the big…

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