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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 However, on occasion, you might have to replace the system if it wasn’t well maintained or is out-of-date.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.

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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

What You Should Know About Buying a New HVAC System
Architecture & Building, Construction Consultant, Heating and Cooling Questions, House Renovation

What You Should Know About Buying a New HVAC System

The need for a new HVAC system can happen at any time of year for a multitude of reasons. They can make the quality of life at home a lot more comfortable with heating and cooling when needed. However, these units are a little complex. Shopping for a new one can be challenging if you don’t know what you’re looking for, but that’s where Busy Bee comes in. We’ve outlined some considerations you will need to make when purchasing a new HVAC system.Read more

Questions to ask your HVAC Contractor
Heating and Cooling Questions, HVAC Preventive Maintenance, The Importance of Proper HVAC Installation

What Questions to ask your HVAC Contractor

No one wants to have issues with their HVAC unit. If problems present themselves that means you are working with limited heating and cooling. Your energy bills can go up and replacing your unit with a brand new one can be expensive. But, if you are currently in the market for a new unit or needing repairs, you’ll want to be prepared for working with your HVAC contractor.

HVAC contractors are specialized in helping homeowners find practical solutions to repairing or replacing their units. However, if your knowledge about these systems is limited, there are ways you can inform yourself to make better decisions about where to invest your money. Here are some questions you can ask when you hire a professional HVAC contractor.Read more

The Different Components of Your HVAC Unit
Heating and Cooling Questions

The Different Components of Your HVAC Unit

Knowing the different elements of your HVAC system can help in so many ways. When you recognize the various working parts and what they do, you can stay on top of home service checks to ensure that it’s working correctly. Units can be expensive to replace. Addressing an issue before it becomes a problem could save you thousands of dollars later on.

If you’re shopping for a new system, you’ll want to understand what it is you’re buying. Many units today are energy efficient and have extra features to make it more effective. When you can identify all the parts, you’ll set yourself up to make better decisions as a consumer.Read more

Choosing the Right Filter for Your Furnace
Heating and Cooling Questions, HVAC Preventive Maintenance

Choosing the Right Filter for Your Furnace

Indoor air quality is essential to the home. One way you can maintain optimal air quality is through the use of filters. Finding the right one will not only save you money in efficiency but will also provide you with better air quality. Air filters were designed to protect the unit. Over time, it became apparent that the right filter could provide homeowners with an improved experience. Particles tend to cycle through the air. The filter can make it possible to breathe easy inside the home. What you choose to install inside your furnace impacts performance. We’ve identified the different kinds of furnace filters you will come across and their various benefits. Read more

HVAC Winter
HVAC Preventive Maintenance

Preparing Your HVAC for Winter

Winter is just around the corner. This time of year encourages a lot of home preparation for family and friends for the holidays. That includes decorating or making necessary repairs. What is often neglected is the maintenance of the HVAC system that plays a critical role in making your home comfortable for you and your guests. HVAC units are complex by design, but there are steps you can take to ensure the health of your system all winter long. Read more

HVAC Myths Debunked
Heating and Cooling Questions

10 Myths About Heating and Cooling Units

Today’s modern conveniences include air conditioning which is a system invented in the early 1900’s. Tennesseans will attest the summer months are long and hot! But, it’s easy to stay cool when you have an HVAC unit in the house. Owning one isn’t cheap, and there are a lot of myths flying around about how you can save on energy and maintenance costs. As HVAC experts, we wanted to break down these myths to help you keep your unit working effectively. Read more

HVAC Services, Nashville
Architecture & Building

The History Of HVAC in America

It’s hard to imagine life without air conditioning, especially in Tennessee. We are fortunate enough to experience all four seasons, but our summers can experience intense heat, and our winters can bring a lot of ice. HVAC systems are designed for thermal comfort. But, they haven’t been available as long as we think they have. Versions of the system date back as early as the 17th century, but many people rejected the idea of an air conditioning system because it went against nature. We decide to take a look at the history and how we began to cool America’s homes.Read more