July 18th, 2016
Are you ready to make home comfort a whole lot easier, more comfortable, and more efficient? Save money, reduce the hassle, and make climate control simple with the help of smart technology. A smart thermostat allows you to control the temperature in your home from wherever you are, right from your smart phone.
July 11th, 2016
One of the most important things you can do for your air conditioner is to schedule routine maintenance each and every year. Routine maintenance visits help to prevent major problems with your air conditioner, since you get an inspection and tune-up from a technician trained to recognize problems quickly.
July 4th, 2016
Not sure if that problem with your air conditioner is really that big of a deal? It could get a lot worse if you let the issue go on for too long. But you don’t want to spend the money if you don’t have to! To help you out, we provide a few signs here that your air conditioner should be serviced as soon as possible.
June 27th, 2016
Operating your air conditioner in the hottest months is already costly at times, so we know you want to save money wherever you can on your cooling costs. Some people attempt to do this by shopping around for the cheapest AC system, something that we strongly recommend against. This can result in a greater cost overall—especially if the air conditioning equipment is already used.
June 20th, 2016
When you’re shopping around for a new AC installation, you may feel tempted to look for the cheapest system you can find. Unfortunately, this may mean you have to pay more to operate your air conditioner later on, at a higher cost to you overall.
June 13th, 2016
It turns out that the quality of the air inside of buildings is often worse than the outside air—sometimes about 3-5 times worse. You may have started to notice the signs of poor air quality, whether people are coughing and sneezing, or you just feel like the air is stuffy and stale.
June 6th, 2016
If you’ve just upgraded your air conditioner, you expect it to run smoothly and efficiently. And rightfully so. Today’s air conditioning systems are so much more efficient than they were 15 years ago or even a decade ago, and any upgrade should result in a higher efficiency level than for a system that was running slowly after many years of use.
May 30th, 2016
Every air conditioning and heating system that heats up air and moves it through the vents should have an air filter. This filter serves two major purposes. It can clean the air of some of the allergens and irritants that fill it. But its major design purpose is to protect the air conditioning system from the potential damage of incoming debris.
May 23rd, 2016
We want to make sure that every homeowner in the area has access to cleaner air, so that allergies, asthma, respiratory issues, and illness are no longer so much of a concern. When you decide to take control of your air quality, call the local HVAC contractors at Bartels Heating & Cooling in the Hamilton, OH area. We’re always happy to offer helpful advice.
May 16th, 2016
Central air conditioners need refrigerant, a chemical blend, in order to move heat around. Heat transfer is essential to the cooling process, because cool air cannot be made without first removing heat. These are the very basics of refrigerant, and there’s not too much more you really need to know about how the refrigeration process works (unless you really want to know or you’re training to be a technician).