Know your MERV

This four-letter acronym is your key to understanding the strength of air filters, which are vital to heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems.

MERV stands for Minimum Efficiency Reporting Values,. more

Check furnace for fire safety

One more reason to have your furnace inspected and cleaned: Fire safety.

A professional furnace technician will examine wiring, the heat exchanger and other components that may be weakening due to normal wear and tear. You also might have a hazard if dirt, grease and debris have infiltrated your system. more

Tune up HVAC now And sleep more easily

That’s a big benefit of having periodic maintenance of your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system.

You can rest assured that Lighthouse technicians will check the HVAC system from top to bottom, making sure parts are clean and functioning in optimal order.  more

Time to change HVAC systems?

Energy prices usually are in the lead when inflation hits us, so you may want to decide if you should replace your heating, ventilation and air conditioning system with something newer and far more efficient. more

Will zoned HVAC work for you?

Yes, in many cases it will raise your comfort level and lower your power bill.

Zoned HVAC isn’t for everyone, but it can work wonders if you have a multi-family home or even just a home with multiple levels. more

Ductless mini-splits improve life

Do you want to add heat or AC to a garage, a spare room, a sunroom, or a space that just never seems comfortable?
A mini-split air conditioner and heater may be a smart solution.  more

Why your home is too humid

Maybe it’s the humidity and not the heat, that is detracting from your summer. There are several factors that can cause humidity in your home to climb uncomfortably, and your air-conditioning system may be one of them. The AC system’s job includes dehumidifying your home, so you should not feel clammy. more

Problems with AC condensate pans

A poet should write a loving ode to the condensate pan, a humble and inexpensive but important part of your air conditioning system.
How important? If the pan fills with water, your AC system can shut down or your home may sustain water damage. more

Prepare AC system for hot summer

All seven of the warmest years on record have been the last seven years, and 19 of the 20 warmest years have occurred since 2000. more

7 Most Common Commercial HVAC Problems

How to avoid the unlucky 7, solve problems and save money

Airflow, refrigerant, leaks and obstructions are just a few of the problems that can confront a building’s heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. more