What are the best HVAC brands? We think that it is TRANE!

TLDR If you ask what the best HVAC brands are, you should first know that they are all pretty much equal, due to only a few mega-corporations making all of the core components. Globalization is happening at every end of the consumer market, and the HVAC industry is no...

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How much does R22 cost?

TLDR We are asked this all the time. "How much does R22 cost?" Yes, R-22 is more expensive but, it is not as expensive as many HVAC companies claim it to be. As of October 2017, we charge $45 per pound for R-22, plus our current service call fee of $75.00. Do not...

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You have an AC evaporator coil leak. What do you do now?

AC evaporator coil leak - TLDR Figure out your refrigerant type – R22 or R410a Determine how old your HVAC system is or – more specifically – how much life it has left. Determine how long you will remain in the home. Are you there to retire or are you selling in a...

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Nest and Ecobee thermostats: Are they worth it?

TLDR: A smart thermostat? Yes, buy one! It has taken a while but practical and easy to use technology has finally made its way to the home HVAC thermostat, in what is now known as a smart thermostat. In the late 90s, the federal government passed legislation that...

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Does home warranty cover HVAC ?

TLDR Does home warranty cover HVAC issues? Well, it is as the saying goes, "you cannot get something for nothing." That is just the hard reality of the universe in which we live. How can a company warranty your home for tens of thousands of dollars worth of potential...

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Why The Woodlands TX Has Residential HVAC Design Issues

TLDR: Many customers and contractors focus so much on the appearance of the home, that quality, efficiency, and long-term durability are forgotten. When this is applied to a home HVAC system design, you end up with a poorly performing system that is also costly to...

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What is a Whole Home Media Air Filter?

TLDR – A whole-home media air filter is fantastic. They are less expensive to maintain than regular filters, and they are much better at filtering the air in your home. I also try to include them at cost on all new systems, versus charging $1,200 for “Premium Home...

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HVAC Humidity Control and Your Home!

TLDR - HVAC Humidity Control Keeping the humidity in your home balanced equals higher temperatures that are more comfortable for people. Proper HVAC system design will result in more comfort for the homes occupants and less money wasted on electricity. If your home is...

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