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How to Winterize Your Air Conditioner

When the weather starts to cool off, we often get questions from homeowners about how to winterize air conditioning units. Aside from changing the thermostat from COOL to HEAT, you’ll need to make sure you know how to prepare your air conditioner for winter. The heating and cooling technicians at VP&L Heating and Cooling offer our tips for how to winterize your A/C so it’ll be ready to run next summer.

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5 Benefits of Warehouse Air Rotation Units

Air rotation units are responsible for keeping warehouses and other industrial buildings evenly heated and cooled, despite wide open spaces and high ceilings. In fact, air rotation systems work best in facilities that are at least 50,000 square feet. Not only do air rotation units help you save on heating and cooling, but they also improve work environments for your employees so they stay comfortable year-round.

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Are Furnaces or Heat Pumps Better for Michigan Homes

If you are installing a new heating and cooling system for your home, there’s a lot of pressure to make the right choice. Whether you choose a heat pump system or a furnace for your home will determine the cost of installation, energy efficiency, and more. In this blog post, we will go over several factors that will determine whether you choose a heat pump or furnace.

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Should I Choose a Heat Pump or Air Conditioner

Heat pumps and air conditioners are both capable of producing cool air during the hot humid months of summer. However, many homeowners struggle with determining which cooling system is best for their homes. If this sounds familiar, keep reading to learn the major differences between heat pumps and air conditioning systems.

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How Do Make-Up Air Units Work?

If your business operations depend on bringing in fresh supplies of outdoor air, you probably have paid for commercial make-up air unit installation. However, do you know why these units are so effective? We believe it’s important for customers to understand how their heating and cooling appliances work for them. A better understanding of your commercial HVAC system can lead to better energy efficiency and smarter decisions.

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5 Ways to Dehumidify Your Home

Living in a humid house during the summer can be unbearable, which is why you could only benefit from learning the 5 ways you can dehumidify your home. The ideal humidity level for your home during the summer is between 30% and 50%. For more information on how to combat indoor humidity, we recommend you talk to an experienced heating and cooling contractor in your area.

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Differences between Mini Split Systems and Other Heating Systems

We understand that picking the right heating or cooling system for your home can be a difficult decision. We hope our online guide to mini split systems will help you make an informed choice. For more information on mini split system installation, we recommend you reach out to a licensed heating and cooling contractor in your area.

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4 Ways to Lower Your Air Conditioning Costs This Summer

Did you know that running your home air conditioner may account for almost half of your home’s energy use, according to the U.S. Department of Energy? If you are someone who uses their air conditioning unit on a regular basis, you may be interested in how you can lower energy bills this summer. As an experienced heating and cooling company, we work hard to help homeowners get the most out of their air conditioners by providing helpful tips and quality HVAC services.

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How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Every homeowner wants to save money on their energy bills, but many are unsure how to get started. While scheduling heating and cooling system maintenance with a Grand Rapids heating and cooling contractor is always recommended, there are other ways to make your home more energy efficient.

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HVAC Maintenance Tips For Pet Owners

Do you own a pet? You may not realize it, but your pet may be having an impact on your home’s HVAC system, potentially running up your energy bill costs or shortening the life span of your HVAC unit. For this reason, it is very important for pet owners to maintain and clean their home’s heating and cooling systems in order to avoid these costly situations.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air

Nothing frustrates homeowners more than having an air conditioning unit blowing out hot air, especially during the hot summer months. Fortunately, you may be able to resolve the issue by checking your home thermostat settings. Otherwise, you can always call a Grand Rapids heating and cooling contractor for air conditioning repair.

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Signs It's Time to Upgrade Your Home Heating Unit

Are you starting to feel like it may be time to upgrade your home’s heating system? There are a handful of different signs to look for to help you determine when is the right time to make this investment. However, you do not want to wait too long to upgrade your HVAC system because the rising costs of energy bills or repairs may be a lot for a homeowner to take on.

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How Does Air Conditioning Humidity Affect my Home?

When high amounts of water vapor are in the air, your home feels sticky and uncomfortable. However, if you think high humidity only affects your level of comfort, think again. If high humidity levels are left unchecked, they can have damaging effects on your home.

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Installation Costs For Heating & Cooling Systems

Do you need to replace an old or nonfunctioning HVAC system, but are afraid of how much it will cost? Our heating and cooling technicians understand that our customers need to pick the right system for their lifestyle and budget. Therefore, we have created a guide to help you determine the costs associated with installing various heating and cooling systems.

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Does my Air Conditioning Unit Need to be Replaced?

Are you worried that your air conditioner will stop working during the hottest week of the year? It may be time to call a cooling systems technician to see if replacement is the best option for your situation. Many homeowners feel anxious about the expense of replacing their old air conditioning unit. However, if your A/C is constantly needing repairs, it may cost less over the long-run to simply get a new unit.

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Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a HVAC Contractor

Are you having problems with your heating or cooling system? If so, it may be time to call a professional. For many homeowners, trying to find a reliable heating and cooling technicians can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. At VP&L Heating and Cooling, we value clients who aren’t afraid to ask questions.

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