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Heating and Cooling accounts for about 45 percent of your energy bill. The federal government estimates that the average homeowner spends more than $10,000 for heating and cooling over a ten-year period. Protect your investment!
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Before it gets too hot or cold, it's time to make sure you're ready for the weather. Call 417-883-5015 and we can help check your system so that it performs as it should.
When is the last time you checked your filters?
One of the easiest home maintenance items yet it is the most overlooked cost savings maintenance.
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When To Replace Your Filters

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Are the return air vents in your house covered with dirt? If so, you’re not cleaning or replacing your filter often enough! You should replace or clean the filter once a month.
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What does HVAC mean?

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While the Energy Center usually tries to avoid the use of acronyms, HVAC is in common use in the heating and cooling industry. It stands for "heating, ventilation and air conditioning," three functions often combined into one system in today's modern homes and buildings. Warmed or cooled or dehumidified air flows through a series of tubes - called ducts - to be distributed to all the rooms of your house. A central HVAC system is the most quiet and convenient way to cool an entire home.
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Why is changing filters on my HVAC units important

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Filters protect HVAC units from dirt that will coat coils and other parts inside the units. A proper filter change program will go a long way to ensuring that coils transfer heat efficiently allowing the HVAC unit to use less energy and keep other components such as compressors from failing.
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Rating a Unit's Efficiency

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The efficiency of central air conditioning systems is rated by a Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (SEER). SEER ratings typically range from 13 to 23, with the highest numbers indicating the most efficient units that offer the most energy savings year after year. Fortunately, great strides have been made in the last 10 years to increase the efficiency of new air conditioners and heat pumps.
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Central Air Conditioning

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Central air conditioning units are usually matched with a gas or oil furnace to provide heat through the same set of ducts.
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How Air Conditioning Systems Work

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Heat pumps and most central air conditioners are called "split systems" because there is an outdoor unit (called a condenser) and an indoor unit (an evaporator coil). The job of the heat pump or air conditioner is to transport heat from one of these units to the other. In the summer, for example, the system extracts heat from indoor air and transfers it outside, leaving cooled indoor air to be recirculated through your ducts by a fan.
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Are you looking for an HVAC contractor? An HVAC contractor who can service your heating and air conditioning equipment?  HVAC Contractors can install air conditioning and heating systems into residential homes and light commercial buildings. Are you looking for a contractor in Southwest Missouri? Someone who can service your resident or light commercial building in Springfield, Nixa, Ozark, Republic and surrounding areas? First Service Heating and Air Condition can help. First Service can provide mechanics to service your central heating unit or to install a cooling system into your home. Our staff can recommend a system so that your home or office is properly vented and getting enough clean air through the vents and HVAC unit. You will find there are many different sizes of pumps, ducts, furnaces, and heaters available. You can also decide if you want to use gas, propane, or oil. If your air conditioning or heating unit is having problems, First Service Heating and Air Condition may find that you need a replacement pump system or it may just be an error in the thermostat.  First Service Heating and Air Condition have the proper training necessary to take on this type of work. Maintaining the proper temperature in a home can be a challenge when it comes to controlling where the air goes. Proper duct placement and efficient vents are needed in rooms throughout the home. Coil heating systems will have benefits when compared to electric heaters.  First Service Heating and Air Condition will be able to install industrial sized air conditioning units in light commercial properties as well as gas, propane, or oil units for residential homes. Call 417-883-5015 for details.