Westland Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for April, 2016

Consider the Benefits of a Heat Pump

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Avon, OH suffers from cold winters and hot summers, and with spring currently in full bloom, now is a good time to considering installing a new heating and air conditioning system in your home. Heat pumps used to be a casual consideration at best: a combined heater and air conditioner that sometimes struggled during the cold fronts in the winter. But recent advances have improved its versatility considerably, and today it has become a smart choice for homeowners looking to improve their HVAC system’s efficiency.

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Look into a Dehumidifier This Summer

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Westlake, OH routinely deals with high temperatures in the summer, which is why we put so much emphasis on making sure your air conditioner stays running. But there’s more to Ohio summers than just high temperatures. Humidity enters into the equation too, and while an air conditioner can indirectly address the problem, it’s not set up to do so. A whole-house dehumidifier, on the other hand, could be just what the doctor ordered. Here’s a quick breakdown of how it works and why we recommend installing one.

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How do UV Germicidal Lights Work?

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Fairview Park, OH residents always keep an eye on their home temperature levels, and trust their HVAC system to keep them warm in the winter and cool in the summer. But you can use that system in other ways as well as with addition of indoor air quality devices. For example, take a look at UV germicidal lights, which can be placed in the apex of your heating and cooling system where the conditioned air is blown into your ducts. Such a system could make for a happier and healthier household. Here’s how.

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Common Early Season Air Conditioning Problems

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Temperatures are just starting to warm up here in the Bay Village, OH area, and residents will begin slowly switching away from their heaters and towards their air conditioners in the next few weeks. It’s not uncommon for problems to arise almost immediately, not because of something recent, but from the simple fact that your air conditioner has likely sat unused for a number of months: letting a small problem grow bigger. We recommend annual maintenance sessions for your air conditioner every spring for just this reason. Here’s a brief list of some common early season air conditioning problems to look out for.

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