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Why Winter Indoor Air Quality Is Important

Posted on: November 7, 2014

We all like to feel good about the indoor air quality in our homes, but often we don’t recognize just how extra important it is during the winter months. Today’s homes are far better insulated than those built years ago, and when you close up your home for the winter by closing all the windows […]

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How Wireless Thermostats Work

Posted on: October 24, 2014

In recent years, there has been a growing trend in electronics to go from wired versions to wireless versions, so it should come as no surprise to you that there are now wireless thermostats available. Wireless thermostats are an ideal choice when a more flexible installation is needed, but they are also perfect if you […]

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Join the Many Homeowners Who Are Scoring with Geothermal Heat Pumps

Posted on: September 25, 2014

While the purchase and installation costs of residential geothermal heat pumps is often higher than other cooling and heating systems, a properly sized and installed geothermal heat pump delivers more energy per unit consumed than a conventional system. For additional savings, a geothermal heat pump is fitted with a device called a desuperheater, which can […]

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U.S. Department of Energy Explains the Different Types of Heat Pumps

Posted on: September 12, 2014

During winter, heat pumps transfer heat from the cold outdoors to deliver warmth into homes. During the summer, they do the opposite. Because heat is moved rather than generated, heat pumps are able to provide up to four times the amount of energy they consume. According to the Department of Energy, air source heat pumps […]

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When You Need Air Conditioning or Furnace Repair, We’re on Standby 365 Days a Year!

Posted on: August 28, 2014

At Acosta Heating & Cooling in Charlotte, North Carolina, we don’t take a vacation! We are ready for furnace repair or servicing (or any other HVAC problems) 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Because we are a service company, we have highly trained professionals who are on standby 24 hours a day. Even […]

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What Type of Thermostat Is Best for Your Charlotte, NC Home?

Posted on: July 31, 2014

Few people give much thought to their thermostat. Maybe you have always just thought of it as a feature attached to the wall of your home that controls the heating and cooling systems. But if you find yourself with the need to replace your air conditioning unit or have a new air handler installed, did […]

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It’s Important to Have a Professional Oversee Your Evaporator Coil Installation

Posted on: July 3, 2014

Evaporator Coil Installation in Charlotte, NC The evaporator coil in your air conditioning system is where the air is conditioned before being circulated and distributed throughout your house. As this is one of the most import parts of your system, it would be wise to call in professionals to be sure your evaporator coil installation […]

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Why You Should Get an HVAC System Inspection Twice a Year

Posted on: June 5, 2014

HVAC System Inspection in Charlotte, NC It might come as a shock to you to discover that an air conditioning unit should have maintenance done at least once a year. And perhaps it is even more of a surprise to find out that you should have an HVAC system inspection twice a year. An air […]

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What Type of AC Services Are Offered at Acosta Heating & Cooling?

Posted on: May 22, 2014

Some AC services companies only install air conditioners, while others only maintain or repair AC units. But at Acosta Heating & Cooling in Charlotte, NC, we do it all! Our highly trained, professional AC service staff knows where and how to look for possible damage or wear and tear that might be taking a toll […]

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Does Your Air Conditioning Unit Have the Right Seer for Your Home?

Posted on: May 7, 2014

Before you can know if your air conditioning unit has the right SEER for your home, you need to understand what SEER is.  SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating, and it is a method used to determine the efficiency of your air conditioning unit. If the SEER rating on your unit is higher, it […]

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