Temprite Climate Solutions Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Comox’

Why Is My Furnace Shutting Down Early?

Monday, October 30th, 2023

When you need your home’s gas furnace working, the last thing you want to happen is to have it keep shutting down on you. Unfortunately, this is one of the more common furnace issues you may run into: burners that won’t stay lit. There may be a simple explanation for it, but in many cases you’ll need to call us for professional furnace repair in Comox, BC. Please do not attempt to make any repairs to a gas furnace on your own, as it’s potentially hazardous.

So why aren’t the furnace burners staying lit? Let’s examine some of the possibilities:

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How Heating Maintenance Keeps Away Problems in Winter

Monday, October 16th, 2023

Fall is a season of transition, and as the leaves change colors, it’s also a crucial time for homeowners to prepare their homes for the upcoming winter chill. One essential aspect that often takes a backseat in this preparation is heating maintenance. For local residents, ensuring that your heating system is ready for the colder months ahead is a smart move. Professional heater maintenance in Comox, BC can be the key to keeping your home warm and cozy throughout the winter season.

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Dealing With Humidity: How AC Systems Handle Moisture

Monday, August 7th, 2023

During the warm, sticky summer months, many people find themselves relying heavily on their trusty air conditioning system in Comox, BC to keep their homes cool and comfortable. However, AC systems do more than just lower the temperature. They play a crucial role in managing indoor humidity levels. In this blog, we will delve into the science behind how AC systems handle moisture, ensuring a pleasant living environment even in the most humid conditions.  

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Air Conditioning vs. Fans: Which Is More Energy Efficient?

Monday, June 26th, 2023

We can give you a quick answer, because it’s no contest: fans. Whether you’re talking about using just the blower fan of your HVAC system (“fan only mode”) or ceiling fans, these devices use only a small fraction of the amount of energy of turning on the air conditioner.

For example, a standard central air conditioner, like the one you probably have in your house, consumes between 3,000 and 3,500 watts of electricity per hour. That same AC when only the fan is running consumes 500 watts of electricity per hour. That’s an enormous difference! Ceiling fans use around the same amount, 500–750 watts per hour.

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Fall Is Officially Here: Time to Schedule Your Heating Maintenance!

Monday, September 19th, 2022

It’s now officially fall—or at least it probably will be by the time you read this. (The first day of fall—the Autumnal Equinox—is September 22 this year). We often experience hot days in the early fall, but we all know that the cold days will soon arrive, and possibly sooner than we expect.

This is why we recommend our clients take advantage of this transitional time, when you won’t need your heater and HVAC technicians to have less busy schedules, to arrange for your annual heater Maintenance in Comox, BC.

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What Those Odd Sounds From Your Heating System Mean

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Your heating system has a series of standard sounds it makes as it operates, and you’ll be familiar with them if you’ve used your current heater through at least one winter season. Although modern heating systems are designed to run as quietly as possible, they cannot run in absolute silence, and the noises of the heater turning on and off, the movement of air through ducts, the firing of burners, etc., are standard parts of winter in your home.

Changes to these sounds are often warnings that you need to call professionals for heater repair in Comox, BC. Anything that sounds “off,” or a heater that is making more noise than usual, is a good reason to have experts examine the system—it’s better to have any problems addressed early before they can develop into bigger problems, or even a system breakdown.

We’ve provided a list of what some of these noises may mean for the heater:

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