North Wind Mechanical Blog : Archive for October, 2016

What Causes Uneven Temperatures in a Home?

Monday, October 31st, 2016

It does not matter if you are cooling your home throughout a brutally hot summer, or if you are running your heater to keep your home warm during our brief and relatively mild winters. You want to maintain even temperatures throughout the house. There are a number of different problems that can inhibit your ability to do so, though.

The good news is that any problem has a solution. If you are having trouble with your heating and/or air conditioning systems in Mesa, AZ, schedule service with the professionals on our team. Read on to learn a bit more about what may cause uneven temperatures in your home.

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How Does a Heat Pump Work?

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Some folks new to this area may not understand just how important a good heating system is around here. Yes, our summer season is incredibly hot, and the heat sticks around for much of the year. Even during the winter season, daytime temperatures are often pretty warm. Despite this, though, nights get chilly, and you are going to need to use your heater to keep your home comfortable during the cooling periods.

Because of our mild winters, the use of a heat pump in Mesa, AZ is very common. Heat pumps differ greatly from other home heating systems. Read on to learn more about how the heat pump works, and why heat pumps are so well-suited to our climate.

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Should I Invest in a Furnace?

Monday, October 17th, 2016

The heat is sticking around this year, as it tends to do in our area. While our days are still regularly hitting the 90’s, though, temperatures at night are going to be regularly dropping into the 50’s, and even the 40’s, before long. Your air conditioner may still be getting you through the days, but you are going to need a heating system to get you through our chilly nights this winter. A furnace is tough to beat when it comes to fast, effective heat.

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3 Signs That Duct Repair Is Necessary

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Modern HVAC systems are extremely convenient, allowing homeowners to maintain comfortable temperatures with the push of a few buttons on their thermostats. Because it is so easy to use these systems, though, many homeowners forget that there is much to their HVAC systems than meets the eye. Take, for instance, the ductwork that forced air cooling and heating systems use.

The ductwork in these systems plays a huge role in determining the success, or lack thereof, with which such systems operate. Because your ductwork is largely hidden from view, you may not understand how it is that you can spot trouble with it. We’ve got 3 warning signs that you can look out for that will help you recognize the need for duct repairs in Mesa, AZ.

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What Is a Zone Control System?

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Obviously, we run our air conditioning systems around the clock for much of the year in this part of the country. If you use a traditional central air conditioning system, meaning a centralized AC that distributes conditioned air throughout your home with ductwork, then you may want to consider the use of a zone control system in Mesa, AZ as well. A zone control system helps you to use your central AC, and/or forced air heating system, with greater control than ever before.

In doing so, it can help you to cut down on energy use without sacrificing your comfort. It can also help you to reduce wear and tear on your HVAC system. Just remember that you must schedule your zone control system services with qualified professionals, such as those on our team.

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