How Often Should My Furnace be Replaced?

As the days start to cool and night temperatures plummet, the furnace does its job and goes unnoticed. But, if your furnace goes out during the time you need it most, you realize quickly how much it provides comfort and safety for you in your home. Replacing any large appliance or part in the home is best faced with some planning. Saving ahead when you know your furnace is on its last leg can really help you feel prepared for the replacement. So, how do you know when to [...]

By | November 30th, 2018|

3 Benefits of Furnaces

Most homeowners realize the importance of having a furnace. Even though the temperatures don't dip below freezing too often in Charlotte during the winter, having a furnace is still essential. Besides keeping your home warm and toasty during the colder months of the year, furnaces provide other benefits as well. Here are three major benefits that furnaces provide for you and your home. 1. Furnaces Improve Indoor Air Quality Many furnaces on the market today come equipped with humidification, which allows you to remove indoor air contaminants that reduce [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|

Heat Pump Vs. Furnace

Acosta Heating and Cooling has been in the business for 45 years. We are happy to answer any questions you have about the differences between heat pumps and furnaces, and we can help you select a system that works for you. We serve the Greater Charlotte area and surrounding parts of South Carolina. Acosta Heating and Cooling can help service your heater or furnace. Working with your current heat options, or totally upgrading can help you and your family be comfortable when the temperature is cooler. What Is A [...]

By | November 2nd, 2018|

What to Look for in a Furnace Installation Company

When working with a professional furnace installation company, homeowners achieve value for their investment in the system besides enhanced comfort. It is essential that customers inquire about the services of different companies from friends and family to help settle on the best. Alternatively, customers can establish the quality of services provided by a company by looking at customer reviews on their website. Our products and services are centered on the following key customer considerations: 1. Product and Service Guarantee Furnaces can fail to function as required due to poor [...]

By | October 15th, 2018|

Safety Checks and Why They’re Important

Now that fall is here, you should focus on making sure your heating appliances are ready for the cold winter months. Not only do you want to make sure your heating system is working properly, but you also want to make sure it is safe to operate. A malfunctioning heating system can pose a significant threat to you and your family. Here is some information about safety checks and why they're important. Why Are Safety Checks Important? Many homeowners don't realize that heating systems are one of the leading [...]

By | September 29th, 2018|

Careers in the HVAC Industry

The diversity of the HVAC industry provides plenty of career opportunities. HVAC technicians are trained individuals who work in the heating, cooling, and refrigeration systems of commercial and residential buildings. Training in this field can open a wide range of career possibilities in a variety of areas because the demand for skilled and talented HVAC technicians keeps growing. Fast track programs that are specifically designed to have a significant impact in a short period will prepare you adequately for the task. A detailed insight into the activities related to [...]

By | July 25th, 2018|

Should I Keep My AC on “Auto” or “On”

Wondering which setting for your air conditioner is best is a great question to ask. Most people don’t know the difference between the “auto” and “on” settings on your thermostat. "Auto" is Best If: You're out of the house a lot, or just want to keep energy use and costs down. "On" is Best If: There's family at home all day or someone in the household is an allergy sufferer, so evenly distributed air temperature and quality throughout your home is your top priority. How the “Auto” Setting Works [...]

By | June 25th, 2018|

5 Benefits of Routine AC Maintenance

As spring turns to summer, many of us in the Greater Charlotte area have started to use our air conditioning systems more frequently. Whether your HVAC unit is new or a 'classic' that has offered reliable service for many years, it makes sense to have it inspected and maintained on a regular basis. Here are five benefits of having routine maintenance performed on your system: 1. Provides Better Air Quality A highly trained technician familiar with the system you have removes dirt and debris particles that collect within the [...]

By | May 29th, 2018|

How is a Smart Thermostat Beneficial?

School, work, and errands keep families out of the more than inside in most cases. Why should households need their heating and cooling units on if no one is at home?  Smart thermostats safeguard to create an energy efficient space. Budgets see the benefits when the energy bill comes in. Saving on Schedule Smart thermostats are easily programmable. Any homeowner can set it to come on and turn off according to their life's schedule. The diversity of settings are accessible through an easy to panel and in some cases, from an app on [...]

By | April 30th, 2018|

Do You Need Some Spring Air Cleaning In Your House?

The trees are blooming and your lawn is turning green. Spring is here! If your house in the Greater Charlotte area smells dusty and stale, now is a good time to schedule some routine maintenance with Acosta Heating & Cooling to return your air conditioning system to peak performance and improve your air quality. Routine Maintenance Improves Your Indoor Air Quality Just like vacuuming your carpets, a thorough spring maintenance service by a qualified air conditioning technician will bring some fresh air into your home. The condenser and fans [...]

By | March 27th, 2018|