Shaw's Air Conditioning & Heating Blog

How to Take Your Heat Pump Off the Grid This Fall

October 17th, 2016

The more our technology advances, the better the various systems and appliances we use every day get in terms of their energy efficiency. We are now at a point where you can run your entire home off the power grid, if you really want to. If you just want to cut down on your heating costs this fall, though, we can help you out. Read on to find out how you can make your heat pump completely energy independent this fall.

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Why You Need to Keep Your Furnace Air Filter Clean

October 10th, 2016

The furnace air filter is a small part of the system, but it’s an important one. If the air filter is not properly maintained, it opens the door to some very serious issues that can shorten the life of your furnace significantly. Let’s take a look at the problems that a clogged air filter can cause, and how to deal with them.

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Remember to Schedule Ductless Maintenance This Fall

October 3rd, 2016

We are moving into heating season now, and that means that you need to have your ductless system in good order as soon as possible. The best way to make sure that your ductless system is fully prepared for the fall and winter seasons is to schedule preventive maintenance for it. Yes, even if you scheduled it during spring of this year. Read on to find out why fall ductless maintenance is important.

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Gift of Warmth — 4th Annual Blanket Drive!

September 28th, 2016

SHAW’S will be hosting our 4th Annual Blanket Drive!blanket-drive

Shaw’s is giving the Gift of Warmth

Cold weather serves as a reminder that the kind of warmth and comfort that so many of us enjoy is hard to come by for others. Make a difference in the lives of those in need by giving the gift of warmth.

Starting October 1, 2016 through December 21, 2016

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The Dangers of Furnace Short Cycling

September 26th, 2016

We’re almost into heating season, which means you’re going to start using your furnace to keep comfortable. As you use your furnace throughout the next few months, it’s important that you keep an eye out for any developing problems that may afflict the system. One of the biggest problems that can harm your furnace, and yourself, is short cycling. Read on to find out more about the dangers of furnace short cycling.

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The Benefits of Fall Heat Pump Installation

September 19th, 2016

Summer is coming to a close, and heating season will be starting soon. For some of us, that means that it is time to have a new heating system put in. If you are in the market for a new heating system, you should consider installing a heat pump. Read on to find out more about heat pumps, and the advantages they can offer you this heating season.

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Signs You Need a New Heater This Fall

September 12th, 2016

Summer is almost over. Soon, fall will begin, and winter will not be far behind. As the days start to cool, you need to make sure that your heating system is ready for the winter season. If your heater is not able to keep you warm through another cold season, it’s best that you know that now. If you replace a failing system with a new one before winter starts, you won’t be surprised by one suddenly breaking down on you in the middle of a cold month. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need to replace your heating system this fall.

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It’s Almost Time for Heating Maintenance

September 6th, 2016

Summer’s almost over, and that means it’s almost time to start using your heating system again. Before the cold weather starts to set in, however, it’s important that you make sure to schedule maintenance for the heating system. Heating maintenance will make sure that you’re properly prepared for the stresses of winter. Read on to find out how.

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Tips for Finishing Out the Summer with a Strong AC

August 29th, 2016

It may be hard to believe, but the summer is already coming to a close. As we wind down these last few weeks before fall starts, it can be tempting to write-off your air conditioner before the season is truly over. This is a mistake. There are still a lot of ways that your air conditioner could develop problems, and a lot of ways that you could keep it running strong throughout the rest of the summer. Read on for some tips on finishing out the summer with your air conditioning system in good shape.

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The Benefits of Solar AC

August 22nd, 2016

For a long time, solar energy was derided as being too expensive, impractical, and unwieldy to make much of a dent in residential energy costs. Over the past decade, though, solar technology has made progress in leaps and bounds. If you want to run your home entirely on solar energy, it is now easier to do that than ever before. If you’re just looking for a few improvements to your home infrastructure, though, that can be done as well. Let’s take a look at the benefits of solar air conditioning.

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