4 Benefits of Switching to a Smart Thermostat

If you’re planning on doing an air conditioning installation, consider upgrading your thermostat too. Getting a smart device can change the way your HVAC system works for you.

Interesting Facts About HEPA Filters

HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) filters lead the way when it comes to air purification. The MERV (minimum efficiency reporting value) rating, which measures HVAC filter efficiency, ranges from 1 to 16, and HEPA filters go beyond MERV 16.

Why the Days of R-22 Are Numbered

R-22 is perhaps the most popular air conditioner refrigerant today. It’s in the hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) group, a series of chemicals that replaced the notoriously ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs). But HCFCs are just a Band-Aid solution, and, like all “bandages”, they must be changed eventually.

4 FAQs About HVAC TAB (Testing, Adjusting and Balancing)

Testing, adjusting and balancing (TAB) is an essential yet underrated commercial HVAC maintenance task. Many building owners and property managers don’t appreciate it’s importance, not because it’s overstated but rather becaise it isn’t explained well enough.

Managing Spring Allergies at Home

Many people look forward to the spring season because of the beautiful weather and longer days perfect for spending time outdoors and taking leisurely walks. Others dread springtime, however, because of the allergies it triggers. Residential heating company Schmitt Heating & Air Conditioning shares an overview of how you can manage spring allergies in your own home.

How to Improve Energy Efficiency In Server Rooms

With the high number of computer equipment running at any given time, server rooms have big energy requirements, not to mention the massive amount of cooling needed to prevent any of them from overheating. Heating and cooling expert Schmitt discusses the ways you can improve server room energy efficiency.

3 Types of Whole-House Humidifiers

Whole-house humidifiers, along with ventilators, air purifiers and UV lamps, can improve your home’s overall indoor air quality. And unlike other HVAC appliances and devices, they can also significantly alleviate the many health problems associated with the coldest months of the year. Read more

How Can UV Lights Improve Your HVAC System?

Ultraviolet light is notorious for causing sunburn to the skin and discoloration on home furnishings. But did you know that it can actually help improve the performance of your HVAC equipment?

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How Does Your HVAC Affect Your Skin?

When discussing skin health, the last thing that probably comes to mind is your heating and cooling systems, but you might be surprised to know that your HVAC system plays an important role in keeping your skin healthy, especially during the winter months. Residential and commercial HVAC repair specialist Schmitt takes a closer look.

4 Common Problems Caused by Dirty Air Filters

Air filters prevent dust, dirt, and debris from getting into your HVAC system’s air ducts, and will eventually get clogged over time. Schmitt Heating & Air Conditioning takes a look at the common problems that are caused by clogged air filters. Read more