Mini Splits are part of the ductless family of systems. They provide a variety of benefits ranging from home security to energy efficiency. Here are some highlights. 1. Convenience Mini Split systems do not require any ductwork. They can be installed relatively quickly. You can start with one and add others in different rooms later.…

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Protecting your home and business from airborne contaminants and particles has never been more relevant. The increased demand for air purifiers and air cleaners is certainly a positive development, but we recommend going through a quick air audit first. This audit consists of our team reviewing your furnace and air conditioning to get a better…

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There has been much talk about the R-22/Freon Phase Out, so we assembled a list of valuable information you can share with family and friends. What is R-22? The EPA is phasing out Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) refrigerants because they are damaging the ozone layer which is protecting us from harmful sun radiation. They currently focus on…

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Installing an Air Scrubber is a quick and effective way to keep out germs and bacteria. Here are some of the immediate benefits: Air Scrubbers protect vulnerable populations with allergies or weak immune systems. They help reduce dust and irritants to prevent sneezing or runny noses. This again limits any sickness from spreading within your…

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Even though we all heat our homes during the winter, there is still a fair amount of misleading information about how to keep your family cozy in the most efficient way. Let’s bust a couple of these heating myths! Myth #1: Floors and walls are always cold during the winter This may be true in…

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Our guiding principles can be summed up with three words: exceptional customer service. Even back in 2001, Doug’s Heating & Air Conditioning recognized the need for contractors whose main concern is to make you satisfied and happy. Have a look at one of our very first commercials. Now fast forward to 2020. We are still…

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In early 2019, we asked ourselves how we can improve our customer service. The answer was simple: we need to upgrade our website; our digital storefront. It now allows you to easily access information, request quotes and contact with our team members. We hope you like it as much as we do! We decided to…

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Here’s something we all agree on:  Closing or blocking heating vents in unused rooms saves energy, because you’re not wasting it on a room that you’re not occupying, and the air gets redirected to the rest of the house, which makes it easier to heat your house and lowers your bill.  Except for one thing: …

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Propane tanks are often called “pigs” because of the shape of the tank and its short legs.  Some people make this point abundantly clear as you can see from these photos… Now, a lot of people think of pigs as cute and if you think so (or if you think Miss Piggy is cute), you…

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If you are using an AC unit made prior to 2010, then you are likely using a R22 refrigerant (a.k.a. freon), which will be discontinued by 2020 per the EPA’s ruling. Any AC unit made after 2010 shouldn’t be using R22 refrigerant, so this blog is only for those of you who have a model…

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