Blogs by Comfort Systems

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Knowing When To Repair Or Replace Your Air Conditioner

There’s a season for everything, including a time to repair or replace your air conditioner. You want to squeeze every BTU of cooling out of your original investment. Sooner or later, however, return on investment will meet diminishing returns and that outmoded unit will start costing more than it’s worth. The trick is knowing when…

A Smart Thermostat Takes Home Comfort Control To The Next Level

If you’ve been thinking about getting a programmable thermostat, or if you already have one but wish you could do more with it, here’s a bright idea: Buy a smart thermostat for the ultimate in home comfort control.

What SEER Means To Your Choice Of Air Conditioner

Determining the efficiency of a new air conditioner is as easy as looking for the SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) number. These ratings are based on specific energy calculations done by approved testing agencies that verify the efficiency levels against standardized industry benchmarks. The SEER rating of an A/C is the cooling output in British Thermal Units…

Heat Pump Terms Every Home Owner Should Know — HSPF And SEER

Knowing the two most important heat pump terms can help you manage your electrical consumption and make informed choices when considering this appliance for heating and cooling. HSPF (heating season performance factor) and SEER (seasonal energy efficiency ratio) indicate the energy efficiency of heat pumps.

Planning A Summer Vacation? 7 Tips To Help You Save Energy While You’re Away

When you’re preparing to go away on vacation, it’s easy to forget that many energy-guzzling appliances continue to use energy, even when they’re switched “off” and no one’s at home. Certain devices may even run more than usual because of the temperature change in the house or lack of maintenance while you’re away. That just…

Welcome To The New Comfort Systems Blog!

By far, the most rewarding part of our work in the HVAC field is helping Wichita area homeowners save energy and money, without compromising their home comfort. That’s why we decided to start our new blog, to offer professional trouble-shooting on furnace, air conditioning, plumbing and electrical systems, along with energy-efficiency tips, the latest product…