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For Proper Efficiency & Performance, HVAC Airflow Should Be Balanced

For the most part, homeowners take for granted their forced-air HVAC system’s ductwork and air distribution system. They don’t understand the importance of this component to their overall heating and cooling system, both in efficiency and performance. Many common issues with a central HVAC system...

AC Cooling Capacity Is Stated in ‘Tons’ but What Does That Mean?

You may have heard the word “ton” used in reference to the size of a central air conditioning system, then made the understandable error of figuring that a ton, in this reference, means what it means in nearly every other technical context, 2,000 pounds. That’s...

Remind Yourself to Regularly Inspect Your Home’s HVAC Air Filter

Any HVAC technician will tell you that the most common mistake homeowners make with regard to their forced-air heating and cooling system is neglecting to check and change the system’s air filter. The irony is that there’s nothing technical or difficult about this task –...

Leaky Ducts Will Result in Leakage From Your Household Budget

You may have the best heating and cooling equipment on Earth, but if your air circulation system – the ductwork, registers, etc. – isn’t working as intended, all of your investment in state-of-the-art equipment could go to waste. Even something as simple as a duct...

Local HVAC Company Expands Legacy with Acquisition of Established Residential Brand

Beckman Services, Inc. continues the tradition of family owned HVAC operations with purchase of the local, legacy brand Jansen Heating and Air Conditioning. Cincinnati, OH – Beckman Services, Inc., a powerhouse in the commercial services industry, has acquired the long-standing and Cincinnati based HVAC Company...

Leaky Ducts in the Home May Result in Poor Indoor Air Quality

If you have defective ductwork serving the central cooling or heating system in your home, the resulting erosion of performance as air is lost before arriving at its intended destination can be a serious problem. However, leaky or otherwise defective ducts may cause another serious...

Replacing Your Heating System? Consider These Important Factors

If you live in a home long enough, face it, at some point you will need to replace your central heating system. While a gas furnace, for example, may last 20 years or more, if you’re expecting efficient and effective operation, you’ll probably need to...

Call in an HVAC Professional to Fix a Faulty AC Compressor

If the compressor in your central air conditioner or heat pump is overheating, the appliance may continue cooling temporarily but it’s only a matter of time before you’re stuck with a broken AC or heat pump. Unfortunately, a busted compressor is one of the most...

Take Steps to Protect Your Family From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Any home that has a fireplace or appliances that burn fuel may be susceptible to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. These appliances may include a combustion furnace or water heater, gas kitchen range or fireplace insert. Fortunately, the risk of a CO leak in a residence...

Your HVAC System Will Benefit from Seasonal Maintenance This Fall

While summer is still hanging around, it’s not too early to think about the upcoming transition from summer to fall, especially how it pertains to your home’s central heating and cooling system. The fall season is an ideal time to schedule professional maintenance on the...

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