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How Comfortable is the Humidity Level in Your Home?

Poor indoor air quality (IAQ) has been linked to a number of common health problems such as headaches, fatigue, stress and irritation of the eyes, nose, skin and respiratory functions. It’s also been known to exacerbate asthma and allergies in some people.

Does Your Furnace Have A High AFUE Rating?

The Federal Trade Commission requires all furnaces and boilers to clearly show their AFUE rating for consumer consideration. AFUE is the primary standard of efficiency for all gas- or oil-powered heating units. It stands for annual fuel utilization efficiency and is a measure of the amount of consumed fuel that’s converted into effective heat for your home. […]

Q and A: Common Questions About Furnace Repair

Furnace repair is a topic HVAC contractors often get asked about, perhaps because most of the repair work is done by professionals. In this blog, we answer some of the most common furnace repair questions.

Tips for Year-Round Heating System Maintenance

Your home needs a heating system that you can count on during the fall and winter seasons. In addition to professionally-conducted HVAC system maintenance, regular inspections will help ensure that potential heating problems don’t occur when you least expect them. Here Cardinal Heating & Air shares essential tips for maintaining your heating system over the fall […]

Is a Solar Water Heater for You?

The solar water heater is a cost-effective way to supply your home’s hot water. It is suitable in any climate since its fuel source is free and limitless: the sun.

Geothermal Heat Pump: What Is It and Why Is It Special?

The geothermal heat pump is one of the best HVAC units there is. It doesn’t burn any fuel for heating, but rather harnesses clean energy beneath your feet: the earth. It can also cool your home in the summer. When it’s hot, it pulls the heat from your home, cools it below ground and pumps chilled air […]

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 […]