A thermostat is a heat-activated switch. It has an internal temperature sensor that causes a switch to open or close. This switch completes or disrupts the electrical circuit that runs your heating and cooling system. It gauges the temperature and depending on the season will turn your HVAC on or off to heat or cool…Continue Reading
A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your…Continue Reading
With fall now upon us in Omaha, NE, cooler temperatures are here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ). And your IAQ directly affects your comfort in your home. In cooler weather, people tend to spend more time indoors at home, so it’s important…Continue Reading
Gas furnaces create heat by burning natural gas. This gas is usually methane combined with other carbon based gasses. The Ignitor The process starts with the ignitor. The ignition source for older furnaces is a pilot light, newer furnaces use an electronic starter. With a pilot light, the regulator supplies a very small bit of…Continue Reading
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