Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘heating tips’

How Gas Furnaces Have Changed to Become More Efficient

Monday, January 30th, 2017

gas-furnace-burners-combustion-chamberAt Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning, we’re always looking toward the future of heating and AC technology. Like any field, HVAC continues to advance with new developments, refinements, and innovations. Even comparing air conditioners and furnaces from only a decade ago shows how far the new equipment has advanced.

We’ll take the gas furnace as an example. After all, it’s the most common type of heating system in the country, and many Staten Island, NY homes have gas furnaces working through winter to provide them with warmth.

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Adjusting the Thermostat for Cold Weather

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

One of the biggest misconceptions people have about heating is how to properly set the thermostat during extreme heat and cold. Since it’s winter now, we’re going to focus on how to best set the thermostat to deal with chilly weather. You might be surprised to learn the truth about how thermostats operate and how you can help save energy and give your heating system a long service life.

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What to Check before You Call for a Heating Repair

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

When a heating system stops working correctly in the middle of a cold day or night, it’s a serious emergency. But it’s not a time to panic: not only do you have access to our superb heating repair professionals when you need us, but there are also some steps to take that may solve the heating problem before you need to call us. At times, the issue may actually be a simple one to resolve. Below is a list of what to do when you lose heating power from your furnace or other comfort system:

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