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HVAC Spring Checklist – Is Everything Working Correctly?

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning units often work year-round – heating during winter, and cooling during summertime. However, it’s usually during spring and autumn that most people use their HVAC units less frequently; these periods are ideal to check if your HVAC is working correctly with…

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Why is Refrigerant so Expensive?

Refrigerants are coolant supplies used in HVAC systems that essentially power the cooling process. A refrigerant can effortlessly change its state from gas to liquid (and vice versa); after absorbing heat, it passes through evaporator coils, lowering the temperature of your home’s interior. While the fact…

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What happens to your HVAC in the Winter?

Each season comes with its own set of challenges for your HVAC system, but it’s the winters when the situation tends to get extra tricky. Even more so in North Carolina, where winters can be mild, freezing, or somewhere between. So let’s talk about your HVAC…

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What Size Furnace Do I Need?

If you aren’t sure about the furnace size your Triangle home needs, you’re at the right place. It is not a simple matter with a simple answer, and North Carolina Heating & Cooling is glad to help! The heater capacity is measured in BTU, the British…

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Saving Money with your Heater: Energy Efficiency in Winter

Everyone has their ideal temperature. Some people prefer cold nights – others are comfortable with 76 degrees. Your heating bill directly reflects your preferences. If you’re looking for warmth, you’d better be ready to pay for it. But what’s the best energy efficient temperature to set…

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4 Signs that your Heater is Going Out

It’s a dreaded feeling – the nip of Jack Frost with no means to offset the chill. When your heater goes out in the winter, it can leave you stranded in the cold. Hindsight kicks in, and you recall foregoing that seasonal check-in with North Carolina…

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How to Save Money on Your Heating Bill this Winter

Electric bills are expensive- so is having to prematurely replace your HVAC system from overusing it! Learn from the heating and cooling professionals at NCHC how to keep your Raleigh-Durham home toasty, without burning a hole in your wallet.  1) Trap Heat from Within. The phrase…

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Winter HVAC Tips for Raleigh / Durham

In case you haven’t checked your thermostat recently, it’s getting cold outside in and around the Raleigh area. Are you prepared for the winter chill? One of the most common mistakes homeowners make is not conducting maintenance on their HVAC and/or furnace system prior to winter.…

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Debunking HVAC Myths with NCHC

There are a countless number of opinions when it comes to home repairs and maintenance. Which ones are the best vs. the best for you? The local heating and cooling professionals at North Carolare here to knock out some of North Carolina’s most common HVAC-related myths…

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COVID-19’s Impact on the HVAC Industry

The global impact from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has hit just about every industry, resulting in significant disruptions and challenges across the board. The HVAC industry is no exception, facing drastic manufacturing and machinery delays, equipment shortages, and other large-scale areas of uncertainty that warrant high…

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