Our Picks for Best Indoor Heaters for Large Rooms

Large rooms can be difficult to keep warm depending on a few different factors. Things such a how well insulated a room is and how cold it is outside all can effect how well it stays warm. Indoor heaters are a great way to help supplement an existing heating and cooling system and even keep… Read More »

How To Buy and Replace a Furnace Capacitor

Purchasing a furnace capacitor and installing it is easy to do and falls into the do-it-yourself category. Basic precautions need to be taken mainly turning the power off to the furnace as not to get shocked. Furnaces can fall into three categories when it comes to capacitors. Not have a capacitor at all. Some units… Read More »

Gas Furnace Sequence of Operation

There are different types of furnaces and furnace manufacture but below is the most common steps for a furnace to go through to start. While most furnaces will follow the below sequences there may be variations in models and manufacturers. Gas Furnace Sequence of Operation The thermostat reaches a set temperature and sends a signal… Read More »

How To Test a Gas Furnace Pressure Switch

What is a Gas Furnace Pressure Switch? A gas furnace pressure switch is a safety component that makes sure gas is being vented from a furnace before starting. The furnace pressure switch sends a signal to the furnace control board that verifies the inducer motor is working. An inducer motor spins creating a vacuum that… Read More »

Can You Become EPA 608 Certified Online?

If you need to get an EPA certification to work with refrigerants you may wonder if you can get certified online. This is a yes and no question as I will explain below. Some parts of the test can be taken online but the more advanced certification most HVAC technicians need have to be proctored.… Read More »

How To Install UV Light In an HVAC System

UV lights are a great option for an HVAC system to kill off mold, mildew, and airborne viruses. This makes them ideal in many scenarios for keeping the air cleaner to breathe. What Are HVAC UV Lights? HVAC UV Lights are bulbs that radiate UV light that kills mold, mildew, and airborne viruses. UV (Ultraviolet)… Read More »