How to Combat Fall Allergy Symptoms with Your HVAC System

Maintaining good indoor air quality is one of your best defenses against fall allergies, and your HVAC system plays an essential part. In this blog, heating and air conditioning contractor Schmitt takes a close look at how you can make your HVAC system your primary defense against fall allergies.

A Comprehensive Furnace Maintenance Checklist

With the days becoming cooler, it’s time to make sure your furnace is prepared for the coming winter months. In this blog, heating and cooling contractor Schmitt Heating & Air Conditioning shares a complete pre-winter furnace maintenance checklist.

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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