Here are the Blogs in the Replacement
Sunday, 16 December 2018
This is a story of a homeowner whose heating and air conditioning reached the end of its life. For most systems, end-of-life can be anywhere from 12-16 years, but with some intermediate repairs, this system’s life was extended to 21 years. In the fall of 2018, when the homeowners came home from a ...Read More...
Posted on 12/16/2018 2:44 AM by Tony Anderson
Tuesday, 15 May 2018
We’ve been in the business almost 20 years now and have installed and serviced a variety of HVAC units. We are not paid by manufacturers to promote their brand(s); instead, we recommend brands based on our vast experience and our customer’s individual needs. If the customer has a preference for a certain ...Read More...
Posted on 05/15/2018 6:52 AM by Tony Anderson
Thursday, 15 February 2018
It’s no surprise that the demand for air-conditioners is highest in the summer, and the demand for furnaces is highest in the winter. If you have an old or failing HVAC system, it will likely go out when it is stressed the most - on the coldest or hottest day of the year – when the demand is greatest. ...Read More...
Posted on 02/15/2018 5:53 AM by cherylaustin
Wednesday, 1 November 2017
Heating equipment is one of a homeowner’s major expenses. The efficiency of your furnace can make a big difference in your energy bills. A new furnace will save money on your heating bills, be safer, and greener (better for the environment). Our best advice is to plan ahead! Don’t wait until the ...Read More...
Posted on 11/01/2017 8:14 AM by cherylaustin
Thursday, 1 June 2017
There will come a time in the life of every HVAC system when it will need to be replaced. See our post on repair or replace to get tips on how to tell whether your unit is a candidate for replacement. Once that decision is made, it is wise to get a couple of quotes. Replacing an HVAC unit is definitely ...Read More...
Posted on 06/01/2017 7:48 AM by Eddie Hutton
Monday, 31 August 2015
Heat pumps provide both heating and cooling, so they are very practical for Tennessee's climate. High-efficiency heat pumps also dehumidify better than standard central air conditioners, resulting in less energy usage and more cooling comfort in summer months. However, the efficiency of most heat ...Read More...
Posted on 08/31/2015 2:14 AM by Tony Anderson
Saturday, 31 January 2015
Tony Anderson, Partner, discusses the new federal goverment regulations for home HVAC systems.
Effective January 1, 2015 all manufacturers of HVAC equipment can no longer manufacture 13 SEER equipment meaning that you can only buy a complete system with a 14 SEER or better rating. Commercial ...Read More...
Posted on 01/31/2015 10:03 PM by Tony Anderson
Monday, 15 September 2014
This is a true story about a homeowner who lives in Nashville and was selling a house she owned in Huntsville. Before she could find a buyer for the Huntsville house, the air conditioner went out. So she made an "emergency" visit back to Huntsville to deal with the problem, and contacted an HVAC dealer ...Read More...
Posted on 09/15/2014 10:01 PM by Tony Anderson
Thursday, 4 September 2014
Whether you're talking about heating or cooling, there will come a time when you wonder: should I repair my unit or replace it? Well, like so many things in life, it depends. There are no hard-fast rules to answer this question. In this post, we arm you with information so you can make a more informed ...Read More...
Posted on 09/04/2014 5:30 PM by Tony Anderson
Sunday, 15 June 2014
Many people have the misconception that a bigger unit is better for the heating and cooling system in their home. Or worse yet, they bought an extra-big HVAC system thinking it will cool the house better and now they think it must be faulty because it doesn't seem to be cooling very well. What you ...Read More...
Posted on 06/15/2014 8:04 AM by Tony Anderson
Friday, 30 May 2014
Scott Jackson, Commercial Accounts Manager, introduces this video showing how a 28 year old cooling tower in the Plaza Tower office building in Nashville's Metrocenter was replaced.
The job was done in the winter so that a reliable system would be available for the next summer. An air conditioning ...Read More...
Posted on 05/30/2014 5:08 AM by Eddie Hutton
Friday, 28 March 2014
Tony Anderson, Partner, provides an update on the phasing out of the refrigerant R-22, and talks about 422D, its replacement.
Last October, Bill Richards posted R22 Refrigerant: Six Things You Should Know There is now some good news to report. R-22 has been the refrigerant ...Read More...
Posted on 03/28/2014 12:00 PM by Eddie Hutton
Friday, 14 March 2014
SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This is a rating given to air conditioners that measures their relative efficiency. The higher the SEER rating, the more efficient the unit is. To find the SEER of a particular air conditioning unit, the Air Conditioning, ...Read More...
Posted on 03/14/2014 5:23 PM by Cheryl Austin
Monday, 14 October 2013
Bill Richards, Service Manager, explains the current issues regarding the use of R22 refrigerant in performing repairs on existing air conditioning units.
What is it? R22 is a refrigerant essential to all air conditioning systems. Some call it Freon, but that term is a brand ...Read More...
Posted on 10/14/2013 9:49 AM by Bill Richards
Wednesday, 22 May 2013
We use a general rule of thumb that if a unit is ten years or older and you need a major repair such as a compressor, motor, or heat exchanger then you should consider upgrading to a new unit. Today’s minimum efficiency rating for a new system is 13 SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio). ...Read More...
Posted on 05/22/2013 1:44 AM by Eddie Hutton
Sunday, 7 April 2013
We are happy to provide estimates at no charge for new units, ductwork modifications, duct cleaning, inside air quality products, additions to a space, control systems or even for a service call. Just e-mail us your information or call us at 615-832-8500. For commercial projects we provide ...Read More...
Posted on 04/07/2013 11:40 AM by Tony Anderson
Saturday, 1 September 2012
Ann and Adam purchased their first home in June 2012. They knew the heating and air conditioning system was very old and invited Interstate AC Service to survey the system and see what would be involved in a replacement. Tommy Gentry, a 31 year veteran in the HVAC industry met with Ann and Adam on June ...Read More...
Posted on 09/01/2012 1:30 AM by Eddie Hutton