Summer picnics, sunbathing in the afternoon, or a great game of baseball. These are the memories born each summer. But after a day of fun in the summer heat, or even in the middle of one, you and your family may want to take a break in your air conditioned home. Our team at DeltaTemp wants to be sure your air conditioner is ready and waiting when that time comes.
It is a good idea to have your air conditioning system checked out before the mercury rises. Our trained professionals are happy to come out to provide a multipoint inspection, basic cleaning, and a list of suggested repairs if needed. Being proactive about your air conditioning system can mean you will not have any unpleasant surprises when the weather gets really warm in .
If you have an older air conditioner and have racked up repair bills in past summers, it may be worth considering making an investment in a new unit. We carry the top brand names and have extensive experience in air conditioning installation.
New units are often more energy efficient than older ones, which means you can make up the purchase price in reduced energy bills. New air conditioners may also do a better job of dehumidifying your indoor air, keeping things dry and comfortable inside.
Whether you need repair, replacement, or maintenance services, call DeltaTemp at 804-739-5854. Our professionals are experts in helping you and your family stay cool in the hottest days of summer. Request air conditioning service online today.
You probably do not think much about the air duct, or ductwork, system in your , home. After all, it sits quietly behind your walls out of sight and, therefore, out of mind, as you go about your daily business. However, your air duct system operates like your house’s circulatory system, working tirelessly day and night taking cooled or heated air to every room in your home and returning air back to your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.
Unfortunately, many air duct systems are not working at peak efficiency in most homes, which means uneven temperature distribution, regular discomfort, and wasted energy. The professionals at DeltaTemp want to help you fix that problem.
It is a good idea to have your air duct system inspected to identify where you might have leaks as well as where increased insulation may be needed. In addition, our trained professionals can help you balance the distribution of your heating and cooling with alternative solutions. These solutions work well if you have registers located in poorly located spots in a room or if the number of registers is unbalanced through your home.
By calling DeltaTemp at 804-739-5854, you will be taking the first step to increasing the comfort of your home as well as reducing your energy bills for the long term. Do not neglect your home’s circulatory system. Make the investment in a ductwork inspection, repair, and maintenance. Request air duct service online today.
If you have regular battles over the thermostat setting in your house, you may want to consider investing in a ductless heating and cooling system for particular rooms in your home. Ductless systems work by providing climate control to a particular room or space.
Since ductless systems do not use your home’s ductwork system, you can save the energy often lost while heated and cooled air travels from room to room via air ducts. In addition, only a small hole connecting the indoor and outdoor units is required in order to install a unit, which makes installations very straightforward.
Our team at DeltaTemp recommends installing a ductless unit in spare rooms such as sun porches or attic bedrooms as well as in rooms where family members might prefer different temperatures. A ductless system can help balance heating and cooling throughout your home as well.
Compared with traditional heating and cooling systems, the upfront costs associated with a ductless may be a bit more. You will recoup some of the cost through reduced energy bills, so don’t let this prevent you from exploring this option if you are interested.
When the mercury falls here in , you will want a reliable and functioning furnace to keep your home warm. If you happen to be building a new home or creating a large addition, you may be looking for the best heating solution to install. Owners of older homes may need to replace aging furnaces to gain efficiency or eliminate costly repairs.
Although furnaces have been around for a century, there are many different designs, fuel sources, and sizes available today. Sorting through all the features, price points, sizes, and designs can be overwhelming. Our team at DeltaTemp can go over all the different furnace options available on the market today to help you make the best decision for your budget and lifestyle.
Our trained professionals can look at your home’s size, design layout, and construction material, as well as the local climate, to recommend the optimum furnace for your situation. It’s important you select the proper sized furnace to generate enough heat on extremely cold days while not wasting energy on a regular basis.
Once you invest in a new furnace, it’s important to maintain it regularly to keep it up and running year after year. Solid maintenance will also help you extend the life of your new investment.
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Reevaluating your heating and cooling system can seem to be a fruitless exercise between units that all seem the same. Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems may appear to promise the same things at roughly the same costs. Why change something that worked in the past in your home?
Depending on your home and location, a residential geothermal heat pump could dramatically cut your energy costs, ramp up your home efficiency, and reduce your home’s noise levels. These innovative units transfer heat from the ground where the temperatures do not fluctuate as much into your home. This unique setup leverages clean, renewable energy in ways that are simple to use on an everyday basis.
Before you fall in love with the idea of a geothermal system, be sure that your home is able to have one installed. This is highly dependent on location. In addition, geothermal systems may require a higher initial investment depending on your needs.
However, generally speaking, a geothermal heating and cooling system will cost much less to maintain and use than other HVAC options. If you purchase a geothermal furnace that also functions as a water heater, you may save even more. Remember to take into account your long-term goals and plan accordingly.
Heat pumps are an energy-efficient alternative to conventionally heating and cooling your home. Instead of creating their own heat to warm up your home, heat pumps simply take heat from outside and pump it into your indoor space in the winter. During the hot summer months, the heat pump does the opposite: it pumps the heat from inside your home to outside, resulting in a cooler indoor climate.
Heat pumps are an efficient and cost-effective way to provide the heating and cooling you need in . In some cases, heat pumps may cost much less than what you would be paying to run a conventional heating and cooling system.
Talk with us at DeltaTemp to learn about air-source heat pumps, which are the most common type of heat pump. These typically use much less electricity than is required by furnaces and baseboard heating options.
Although heat pumps were originally designed for homes in moderate climates, developments in technology have made heat pumps great options for homes in colder climates as well. Ask us about ductless, or mini-split, heat pumps. They are perfect for homes without ductwork.
Call our team of professionals at DeltaTemp at 804-739-5854 . Our heating and cooling experts can provide additional information about heat pumps and help you determine if they would be a good solution for your home. Request heat pump service online today.
Indoor Air Quality
Everyone needs a breath of fresh air from time to time. In today’s world of super efficient, well-insulated buildings, there may be even a greater need. Although many advantages of modern construction exist, potentially poor indoor air quality can be one disadvantage. Our team at DeltaTemp is dedicated to ensuring our customers have cleaner indoor air by providing testing and remediation services in .
Where do indoor air quality problems originate? The issue can vary from home to home, but smoking, pets, dust mites, and chemicals released from cleaning products or new construction can all contribute to poor indoor air quality.
Although many of us live with these and other irritants around us each day, long-term exposure may result in physical discomfort or significant health problems. Some homeowners may experience symptoms including fatigue, allergies and asthma, flu-like systems, or respiratory issues. Certain air pollutants such as carbon monoxide from faulty heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems can cause serious consequences or even death.
Our trained professionals can provide a thorough testing of your indoor air quality as well as suggest the best remediation actions for your home. Simple things like air filters, cleaning air ducts, or installing air purification systems may help improve your air quality a great deal.
If you are ready to check your indoor air quality, call DeltaTemp at 804-739-5854. Our professionals can provide all the needed information for you to make a wise decision. Request indoor air quality service online today.
It’s always easier to boost a broken furnace or air conditioner to the top of your priority list, but it can be a stressful scenario to find yourself in, especially during extreme weather. One way to minimize or potentially eliminate this situation is to invest in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) maintenance.
Turn to our trained professionals at DeltaTemp a couple times a year for a complete
inspection, maintenance, and cleaning of your HVAC system for your home. Regular HVAC maintenance can result in many benefits for the homeowner including:
- More efficient, better-performing heating and air conditioning systems
- Reduced energy bills
- Elimination or reduction of emergency repairs
- Extended life span of expensive HVAC equipment
When you call our team for HVAC maintenance services, you will receive a comprehensive inspection and tune-up. Our trained team will check items such as your thermostat, system controls, and fuel line connections as well as clean your blower and condenser coils. We will tighten electrical connections, lubricate appropriate parts, and inspect pressure where needed as well.
Schedule regular HVAC maintenance before the summer heat strikes to ensure your air conditioner is ready for the hot weather, as well as before your furnace system should be getting ready to take on the coming winter in .
One thing many people dread when getting out of bed on a cold winter morning is stepping onto an icy cold floor. If you choose to install radiant floor heating in your home, you will no longer need to face that prospect.
Radiant floor heating can be electric-based or water-based, but the idea of both is the same. A network under the floors of your home heats up, providing the warmth your entire house requires. Our team at DeltaTemp is well-versed in radiant floor heating systems and can share more details.
Radiant floor heating provides many advantages over conventional heating systems. This system is very energy efficient because the network under your floors only needs to be heated to about 84 degrees Fahrenheit in order to provide a comfortable, even room temperature.
Conventional radiators need to run at around 150 degrees to bring the surrounding room to a comfortable temperature. These systems are easy to run and maintain and give you more design freedom in your home.
Although energy costs may be reduced, the installation cost of radiant floor heating may be higher than conventional heating systems. In addition, installation time can be longer since the system must be installed under your home’s flooring. In some homes, the height of the floor can be an issue as well.
If you are ready to learn more about radiant floor heating, call DeltaTemp at 804-739-5854. Our professionals can share detailed features, costs, and installation data. Request radiant floor heating service online today.
Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems are no longer the traditional units and styles you may be accustomed to in older homes or you grew up with. They deal with almost every major system in your home. One of these fringe systems in your home is a residential HVAC water heater.
In a nutshell, HVAC water heaters heat your water. There are two ways that this can be done. The first system involves a tank and the second system option is tankless. However, the basics are the same.
Tank water heaters are the traditional options and simply heat and store water according to your tank size. They can be heated by gas, oil, or electric power. Tankless water heaters, on the other hand, only heat water when you want it. These systems may additionally work with solar, geothermal, or other alternative heating sources in addition to the power sources of traditional tank systems in .
If you want to learn more about your options or are interested in moving forward in improving your home, the professionals at DeltaTemp are always ready to help. We are here for your water heater replacements, installations, repairs, and maintenance—give us a call at 804-739-5854. Request water heater service online today.
Zone Control Systems
Most homes having a conventional heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system have one thermostat controlling the temperature for the entire home. Over the years, many attempts have been made to control the temperature in particular rooms to reduce energy consumption and costs. For example, some people may close vents in unused rooms or program a thermostat to different temperatures throughout a 24-hour period.
Today, zone control systems are available to provide you with even more control over the temperatures in certain areas of your home. For example, if you want to only heat your upstairs bedrooms in your home on cold winter nights, you can increase the temperature in that zone while decreasing it in the downstairs zone.
Our DeltaTemp professionals can help you install a zone control system, which includes motorized dampers that can open and close based on programmed instructions. Each zone of your home has its own thermostat, allowing you to customize temperatures within the zones. The thermostats and dampers are then connected to the central HVAC system.
When one thermostat calls the central system for heat, for example, the automated dampers will open and close appropriately before the furnace fires up. If other zones call for heat during this period, those dampers will open as well. As soon as all thermostats have reached the desired temperatures, the HVAC system will shut off. This makes for high efficiency and lower energy costs.
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