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Why Your HVAC System Has Weak Airflow and How to Fix It

One of the most inconvenient things that can happen to your home this chilly season is not getting enough heated air. You ought to make sure that your HVAC system is ready for the daily grind of regulating your indoor climate. 

Why It Is Important to Change Furnace Filters Routinely

The cold season is close by, and it’s time to think about furnace care once again. Of all your HVAC system’s components, the air filter perhaps demands the most attention. Regardless of its thickness, experienced HVAC contractors recommend regular replacement or cleaning.

Different Types of Home Heat Distribution Systems

There is an endless list of manufacturers for home heating and air conditioning. So much so, that shopping around for a new one to be installed could be a daunting task. Don’t worry and let the professionals at Cardinal Heating and Air walk you through the main types of heating systems and how you can […]

What to Do When Your Heating System Fails

Picture this scenario: it’s the dead of night and you and your family are sleeping soundly, cuddled up warmly in your beds, and gradually you feel it. It starts with a cold feeling in your toes, which works its way up your extremities until suddenly, you’re awakened by the cold evening air as if somebody […]

Frequently Asked Questions About AC Service and Repair

Sometimes, our air conditioning breaks down and requires a visit from AC service technicians. Despite impeccable care and regular maintenance schedules, there are times when issues and problems simply cannot be avoided. During these times, your first action should be to call in the professionals. If you do so, it’s perfectly all right to have […]

The Secret to Central Air Conditioning Efficiency

For over 20 years, Cardinal Heating & Air has seen and fixed thousands of problems pertaining to home HVAC systems. In our experience, we find that a huge percentage of issues are caused by improper operation. Central air conditioning is the kind of system that most people typically pay no mind about as it works […]

BTU: What It Is, and Why It Is Important

If you’ve been shopping around for air conditioning units, you may have already come across the acronym BTU in product guides and specifications. Let us give you an overview of how BTUs can help you buy the right AC for your home.

4 Things You Need to Know About Air Conditioning Maintenance

Nearly all literature related to air conditioning, from brochures to user guides, emphasize the importance of regular maintenance and timely repairs. Here are a few things you need to know about air conditioning maintenance, and why performing some maintenance tasks yourself can help with scheduled professional maintenance.

HCFC-22 Phase-Out: Should You Buy a New AC?

The Environmental Protection Agency has started phasing out ozone-depleting refrigerants such as HCFC-22, also known as R-22. If your existing heating and air conditioning equipment uses these refrigerants, read on as we talk about what your alternatives will be, including eventual replacement.

The Benefits of ENERGY STAR®-Rated HVAC Units

When it’s time to replace or repair a piece of HVAC equipment, like an air conditioning unit, a heat pump, or some other piece of equipment, make it a point to choose replacements that bear the ENERGY STAR® certification. Here’s an overview of what ENERGY STAR®-certified replacements can do for you.