What Is The Most Efficient Heating System?

January 25, 2021

Finding the most energy-efficient new heating system for your home can feel like a daunting task. The experts at Beyer Air Conditioning & Heating help San Antonio homeowners navigate all their options to find a heating system that saves on utility costs and fits within their budgets. Having a basic understanding of the different types of heating systems that are available is a great first step to making a confident decision that will keep your family comfortable this winter. Cost of Heating Your Home First, let’s understand just how much of your utility bills are attributed to heating your home.

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What Is The Importance of an Air Duct Cleaning?

January 15, 2021

Homeowners who invest in the necessary care for their HVAC system might find it works more efficiently and less costly. Maintenance could extend behind the “obvious” part of the furnace and to the air ducts. Air ducts provide the pathway for the hot air to travel into the various rooms in the home. Homeowners might know they need to change the filter and keep an eye on soot in the system. Without the filter, things might get dirty, dusty, and, possibly, moldy in time. Routine cleanings and inspections may keep the burners in good shape. The air

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How Do Ductless Systems Work?

January 5, 2021

Are you thinking of replacing your existing air conditioning equipment? You may want to consider a ductless system. Ductless ACs have proven more efficient and convenient for homeowners looking for energy-efficient options. They do not require ductwork, which eliminates many of the issues that come with traditional units. In this article, we will learn how ductless systems work and their advantages. The Concept of the Ductless System Ductless systems have two main components: an indoor air handler and an outdoor compressor. You can have multiple indoor units for different areas of your home. A conduit connects

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Make Your Holidays More Comfortable With These Simple HVAC Tips

December 19, 2020

Seemingly out of nowhere, the holidays are here again. While this has been a crazy year for many people, the steadiness that the holidays bring is a welcome sight. No matter what your plans are for the holidays this year, the ultimate goal is to stay comfortable throughout the season. Since you’ll likely be spending more time in your own San Antonio home, maintaining the comfort of your home is more important than ever. Plus, if you plan to have any holiday get-togethers, you’ll want to make sure that your guests are comfortable, as well. While

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How a Zoning System Can Save You Money

December 11, 2020

If you’ve been using a central heating system in your home, then you must understand how difficult it can be to save on energy bills and stay comfortable. The situation might even be worse if your home has multiple floors and the people living in your home have different temperature preferences. The good news is that you can start cutting your energy costs with a properly-installed zoned heating system. Here’s how a zone control system works and how it would help you save money. How a Zone Control System Works To better understand how a zone

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Is Covering My Outdoor HVAC Unit in the Winter Important?

December 4, 2020

With fall winding down in San Antonio, it’s a great time to take a look around your house to find tasks that you can do to prepare your house for winter. For many people, covering their outdoor HVAC unit is a time-honored step in those winter preparations. However, is covering your outdoor HVAC unit something that you should actually do? Does this task help protect your equipment, or does it do more harm than good? Hear what the professionals from Beyer Air Conditioning & Heating have to say about the pros and cons of putting a cover on your outdoor HVAC unit.

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What Causes a Burning Smell From Your Heater?

November 28, 2020

If your heater produces a burning smell, it does not always mean something is wrong with your system. Different furnace smells can indicate various issues. A clogged filter or an overheated blower motor can be the source of these smells. When the cold weather starts to arrive, your furnace will be used for the first time in months. It is common to experience these strange smells when you flip the switch. However, some smells could indicate your furnace needs maintenance or repair. A burning smell from your furnace doesn’t mean you need to grab a fire extinguisher. By knowing the

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What Troubles Do Loose Ducts Cause?

November 13, 2020

Homeowners usually have a general idea about how a heating and cooling system works. Setting the thermostat sends the furnace or air conditioner into action. Cool air then escapes vents to enter the home. Between the vents and the HVAC system are ducts. Ducts serve as the passageway for the heated or cooled air. Positioned outside the homeowner’s watchful eye, ducts become somewhat underappreciated. Ironically, they may escape blame when things don’t operate perfectly. After all, people don’t see the ducts, so these components might not immediately come to mind if something goes wrong. And things

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The Impact of HVAC System on Your Home’s Resale Value

November 3, 2020

When preparing your home for resale, you want to make it as marketable as possible. It can help to take some steps to spruce things up—a minor fix here, a little paint there, anything to add aesthetic value to your home. However, some things will make a bigger difference to the bottom line than others. Your HVAC system is one of the most vital mechanical systems to check when considering the things to upgrade before selling your home. You don’t want to jeopardize your chances of winning a contract should an inspector uncover costly HVAC issues.

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What are the Types of Smart Thermostats?

October 22, 2020

For many years, homeowners used manual thermostats to control their heating and cooling. For much of the 20th century, thermostats were analog and used mercury. In the 1980s, digital thermometers became widespread. Soon after, many of these digital thermometers were programmable and could be set to a schedule. Homeowners could predetermine what the temperature goal would be based on the hour and day of the week. In the aughts, internet-enabled appliances arrived. A concept called the Internet of Things was proposed, and among the earliest of these “things” was the smart thermostat, which is now prevalent and available in a

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