Busy Bee HVAC Heating and Air Service

Blog

Hand turning a home thermostat knob to set temperature on energy saving mode. fahrenheit units. Composite image between a photography and a 3D background. (Hand turning a home thermostat knob to set temperature on energy saving mode. fahrenheit units.
Homeowner Tips, House Renovation

Save Money by Upgrading Your Thermostat

It’s hard to imagine, but your thermostat plays a critical role in the health of your HVAC system. That innocuous device on the wall contributes to your energy costs and how long your unit will last. The thermostat communicates with your unit letting it know what temperature you want it to be and the current temperature. It will keep kicking the A/C on until it reaches your preferred comfort level. Issues with reading the temperature means your unit is going to work in overdrive to keep up with the demands. Not something you want if you have no interest in sky-high electricity bills or don’t want to buy a new HVAC unit.Read more

HVAC Air Filters for Allergens in Middle TN
Allergy Season, HVAC Preventive Maintenance

HVAC Air Filters to Reduce Allergens

At the change of the new and warmer season, we focus our attention on treating outdoor allergies. We stock up on antihistamines hoping the pollen we inhale from spending more time outdoors won’t make use sneeze, itch, or get watery eyes. Indoor allergens present problems year round. Sometimes they cause milder symptoms of the issues mentioned above. However, regular maintenance of your HVAC can help minimize these flare ups for you, members of the household, or guests.
Read more

A woman set the thermostat at house.
HVAC Preventive Maintenance

9 Steps to Take Before Turning on Your Air Conditioner

Preparing for summer starts with checking your A/C unit. Tennesseans have many days in the spring that include opening the windows and enjoying the gentle breeze. But, summer settles in quickly, and we immediately reach for the thermostat. Cranking on the air conditioning when the heat index spikes put pressure on the operations. Inspect some aspects of the unit yourself and have your HVAC contractor come out to complete the rest.Read more

Plumber Pipe and Adjustable Wrenches on Water Heater Gas Line
Water Heater Tips

Water Heater Maintenance Guide

Your water heater performs essential tasks in your home. Want a nice, soothing hot shower? Need to remove stains on your clothes with a hot wash? Your water heater will do all of this for you. Don’t experience a disruption in the system and have your water heater serviced. We’ve outlined some of the most fundamental services you can apply to your water heater.Read more

Air Conditioning Technician and A part of preparing to install new air conditioner.
HVAC Preventive Maintenance

The Importance of Professional Maintenance

Maintenance checks and repairs are necessary for the performance of your HVAC system. There are a few things you can do at home that will ensure efficiency, but you should hire a professional to come out twice a year. The HVAC system is comprised of an air conditioner and furnace. Most households will switch from one to the other when the temperature suddenly changes. This kind of pressure can damage the unit. Get it checked twice a year for the best performance.Read more

House Renovation, The Importance of Proper HVAC Installation

What to Expect from a New HVAC Installation

A good HVAC system should last you years. However, on occasion, you might have to replace the system if it wasn’t well maintained or is out-of-date. There are a few things you should look for when you are buying a new unit. But, that’s just the start. Knowing what you should expect from the installation will help you prepare your home and your wallet for the new HVAC unit.Read more

Heating and Cooling Questions, The Importance of Proper HVAC Installation

Understanding Energy Efficiency Ratings

Purchasing a home is an investment, and any additions you make should be improvements on its market value. Replacing your HVAC has the ability to improve value and reduce your carbon footprint. Purchasing a system with an excellent energy efficiency rating will lower the monthly costs of utilities and use a lot less electricity.

The search for a new unit can be a little confusing. There is a lot of information attached to energy efficient HVAC systems, so it might be hard to choose which one is best. Knowing the benefits and the different ways they are rated will help you make a better purchase decision.

Read more

What You Need to Know About Ductwork
Architecture & Building, Heating and Cooling Questions, House Renovation

What You Need to Know About Ductwork

The HVAC system is comprised of several different components. Airflow within the home is courtesy of your ductwork. Issues with this part of the unit restricts energy efficiency and diminishes air quality. How the duct is installed and maintained plays a critical role in the longevity of your HVAC system and the comfort of your home. Most homeowners fixate on the unit itself. However, failing to take care of the duct could mean you spend hundreds of dollars down the line in repairs.Read more