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Consider a Ductless AC System

May 5, 2021

When you think of heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, you probably think of the furnace and air conditioner (AC) equipment inside, an air conditioner component outside, and a network of ducts running throughout your Mundare home.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

April 16, 2021

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Tower Plumbing & Heating, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer months. You need to be able to rely on your air conditioner for your comfort here in Vegreville.

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Listen to Your HVAC System

March 15, 2021

Unusual sounds may indicate the need for a tune-up, cleaning, or repair. The experts at Tower Plumbing & Heating can decipher the noise and get your system back on track. They have the knowledge and experience it takes to keep your HVAC equipment running at peak efficiency and delivering the comfort you expect in your Mundare home.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

February 26, 2021

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Alberta home and how much fuel is wasted.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

February 15, 2021

Our highly climate-controlled indoor environments can often be extremely comfortable in our modern world. Combine that with the fact so many of our daily needs are easily met without needing to go outside, and you find a society that spends nearly all its time indoors. As a result, poor indoor air quality has become a significant area of concern as a contributor to potential health problems.

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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

January 28, 2021

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components. Remember to turn off your furnace if it makes any alarming sounds and leave the repair job to a professional.

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Furnace Pressure Switches

January 15, 2021

Though you may not give much thought to the furnace in your Vegreville home, knowing a bit about it and how it works can come in handy. At Tower Plumbing & Heating, our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professionals are always here to help and to answer any furnace questions you may have.

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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

December 30, 2020

Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace.

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What Is Short Cycling?

December 15, 2020

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system…

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

November 25, 2020

Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat cost this winter.

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Tower Plumbing & Heating (1999) Ltd. proudly provides HVAC service to Andrew, Holden, Innisfree, Lamont, Mundare, Ryley, Two Hills, Vegreville, Viking, Willingdon, and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 780-632-3505, or request service online today.