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Heating & Cooling


When the summer heat kicks in and you're trying to stay cool, it's important to know that your air conditioner is up to the task. The same is true when it's cold and the furnace is on the fritz. There may also be times when you've remodeled a space that you intend to spend time in and need it to be comfortable--like a garage that needs insulation. For scenarios like this, it's helpful to know where to find reliable and professional HVAC help that you can trust with your home heating and cooling needs. Finding local HVAC pros near you is a lot easier when you can read reviews and see ratings from real customers who have used the heating and cooling service in the past.

It's always good to know what questions to ask and the tips for hiring an HVAC contractor, as well as cost to install a new A/C and the difference betwen HVAC brands.

Woman on couch with blanket and electronic device (Photo by Charday Penn/E+ via Getty Images)
Furnaces & Home Heating Systems
When you’re ready to replace your old furnace, there are multiple types of electric heating to consider
Smart thermostat controls
Air ConditioningHVAC MaintenanceFurnaces & Home Heating Systems
Are there any savings to be had with a smart thermostat?
It's wise to get an annual inspection to ensure your heating system is functioning as it should. (Photo courtesy of Angie's LIst member Rolf Mitchel of Las Cruces, New Mexico)
Furnaces & Home Heating Systems
It may be cold outside … but to keep it warm inside, follow these four steps to help your HVAC system tackle the chill.
Hand adjusting HVAC control
Air ConditioningHVAC MaintenanceFurnaces & Home Heating Systems
Save money and increase energy efficiency in your home by installing an HVAC zoning system.
Heat pump
Heat PumpsFurnaces & Home Heating SystemsAir ConditioningEnergy Efficiency
Looking for an alternative to the split-system air conditioner/furnace setup? A heat pump might be the right choice.