What Temperature Should I Set My Thermostat?

Trying to decide what temperature to set your thermostat? You are not alone! Your thermostat settings not only affect your comfort, they can have a big impact on your utility bills as well. And while the ideal thermostat setting for your home is largely based upon personal preference, there are ways to achieve a comfortable […]

Bringing Indoor Air Quality Front and Center

According to the EPA, indoor levels of pollutants are often significantly higher than outdoor levels. And, most homes have at least one air quality problem, ranging from temperature and humidity issues to particle allergens, chemical pollutants and elevated carbon dioxide levels. Brought on by everyday activities like cooking and cleaning, indoor air pollutants can put […]

Ten Tips for Winter Grilling

Ten Tips for Winter Grilling from the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association.  Don’s Heating and Cooling has been a member of HPBA and HPBAC for several years There’s “Snow” Reason Not to #Wintercue ARLINGTON, VA (Nov. 17, 2020) – Temps are falling, days are getting shorter and there’s every indication that this season we will […]

What Type of Air Filter Should I Use?

Your heating and cooling system includes an air filter that plays an important role in the life of your equipment, its energy efficiency, and your home’s indoor air quality. That’s why choosing the right air filter for your comfort system matters. Here’s a look at some available filter types, and how to select one that works for […]

Summer Travel Tips for 2020

Whether it was pre-planned or last-minute, for business or pleasure, traveling in the summer of 2020 looks a lot different than it did just one year ago. Regardless of how you feel about pandemic-era travel, leaving your nest to hit the open road – safely – has always, and will continue to be an exercise […]

AIR CONDITIONING AND COVID-19: SLOWING THE SPREAD

The Story of COVID-19 and Air Conditioning A generation of research and experience has proven that when properly maintained and operated, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems (HVAC) can reduce the spread of viruses. These critical building systems not only provide thermal comfort but, according to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers […]

How often should I change my air filters?

When properly maintained, your indoor heating and cooling system should provide many years of reliable comfort. One of the easiest ways you can help keep it operating at its best is through routine filter inspections and replacement. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, “Replacing a dirty, clogged filter with a clean one can lower your air […]

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