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Spring Is in the Air, and it’s Time for an HVAC System Inspection

Posted on: April 12, 2016

Spring is an exciting time. Daffodils are pushing up through the soil and dazzling us with their yellow cups of sunshine. The air is fresh and clean. The gloomy days are gone, and you can shut the furnace off. It can be easy to forget that in a few weeks, you’ll be turning to that […]

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Finicky Furnaces: What to Do if Your Furnace Starts Having Problems in Winter Time

Posted on: February 16, 2016

The good news is that in the middle of winter, furnaces are pretty reliable. However, chances are if your furnace is going to break down it will happen right in the dead of winter and probably in the middle of a snow storm! Have you ever thought about what you’d do if you were stuck […]

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Lowering Your Winter Energy Costs with Programmable Thermostats

Posted on: January 18, 2016

You would be surprised at how much energy your home uses just to lower and raise the temperature to a comfortable degree. Every time you use energy in your home, you affect how much your next energy electric or gas bill will be. Forgetting to lower the temperature in your home when you’re away on […]

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How Your Indoor Air Quality Is Affected by Your HVAC System

Posted on: December 8, 2015

Studies have recently shown that the air inside your home can be worse than the air outside. For example, studies from the Environmental Protection Agency have discovered that exposure to pollutants may be two to five times higher within the home. Because of this, more people are concerned with how the air flows not only […]

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How to Maintain Your Gas Furnaces through the Winter Months

Posted on: November 12, 2015

Winter is coming, which means it’s time to do your regular check on the gas furnaces in your home. Without regular maintenance, gas furnaces can fall into disrepair and break down unexpectedly. However, maintaining gas furnaces is simple and can be done by performing a few checks before the winter season arrives. Here are a […]

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Comfort Controllers or Cabana Boys?

Posted on: October 13, 2015

Wouldn’t it be awesome if we all had our own personal cabana boys all year round? You know, like the ones at those all-inclusive, expensive beach side resorts in Mexico. They notice before you get thirsty and are taking your drink order, or when you start to think a snack would be great, they bring […]

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Common Mistakes Homeowners Make With Their Air Conditioners

Posted on: September 7, 2015

Air conditioners can be a little tricky sometimes. Even if you manage to get the buttons to do what you want them to, it can be a guessing game as to whether or not you are getting the most for your money or making mistakes all over the place. Here are some common mistakes you […]

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U.S. Is Severely Lacking in Trade Workers

Posted on: August 31, 2015

At Acosta Heating and Cooling, we take pride in the fact that the technicians on our team are highly skilled. However, workers like them are becoming harder and harder to find as more students opt to attend a four-year university instead of pursuing a trade, like heating and cooling repair. According to one report, only […]

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Getting the Whole She-Bang with Packaged Air Conditioners

Posted on: August 12, 2015

If you live on the east coast, you are one of the brave ones. You understand variable weather. You understand winter cold, with its snow banks and its ice storms and its frostbite. You also understand summer heat, with its burning hot pavement, sweltering cars, and sun burns. Since you understand both types of extremes, […]

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Commercial AC Services and Sick Building Syndrome

Posted on: July 14, 2015

Depending on the area where you live, you may be concerned about the smog, inversion or overall pollution of the outside air that you are breathing. It’s hard not to be concerned whenever you see a big truck with its black emissions or a smoke stack with its giant cigarette-like puffing. Most people, however, are […]

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