The level of humidity inside your home affects the overall comfort of everybody in it. Achieving the right amount of humidity can be somewhat of a challenge especially in the winter when your HVAC system continuously pumps out warm but dry air. Dry air not only causes static shock, but it can also make your […]
As one of the top heating and air conditioning experts in our area, McMaster Heating and Air Conditioning recommends keeping a close eye on your HVAC system’s performance. Certain warning signs indicate when to consider replacing your heating and cooling equipment. Doing so can greatly improve your home’s energy efficiency and comfort.
Boiler systems are used to heat the home during cold winter months while air conditioning systems are used in the summertime to keep the indoor space cool. The two are not interchangeable. For this reason most people get confused when the discussion about how they are used turns to integrating the two systems. Adding Air […]
Air conditioners are designed to provide cooling but they are not supposed to freeze themselves. Unfortunately, this can happen in certain cases causing inefficiencies and headaches. A frozen air conditioner cannot function properly. It needs to be shut off to allow the ice to melt and get things back to normal. Otherwise, the system might […]
Humidity affects the efficiency of HVAC systems in cooling or heating your indoor air. Your heater or air conditioner requires a certain level of humidity in the air for it to produce the required heating/ cooling. Excessive moisture or limited moisture reduces the efficiency of your air conditioner and heater, respectively. A humidifier can be […]