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Good Service Starts with a Phone Call

By | June 15th, 2016|customer service|

Great Customer service Here at Paschal Heat, Air & Geothermal we are dedicated to making your satisfaction our number one priority!  That’s why our friendly customer service representatives, comfort specialists and service technicians are carefully trained to be aware of, and responsive to, your unique situation and needs. We understand that you, our customers, are the reason for our position as Northwest Arkansas’ number one heat, air and geothermal contractor. […]

10 A/C Operating Tips for Home Comfort

By | May 31st, 2016|Air Conditioning|

    Is your air conditioner working efficiently?  Maybe you have some rooms that feel too cold and others that feel too hot in the summer. If so, here are 10 air conditioner tips for home comfort:   […]

Even The Employees of Paschal Give The Company an A+

By | May 26th, 2016|customer service|

    Paschal Heat, Air & Geothermal is an A+ company for customer service in the air conditioning and heating business. It’s quite an honor for employees to think their company is at the top of their list of places to work, and we are proud to say that our employees feel just that way, based on the recent 5-star reviews they posted on Google+. […]

5 Remedies for Solving Uneven Home Cooling Issues

By | May 24th, 2016|Air Conditioning|

  Solving cooling issues in your home can be a simple solution! These five tips can help you diagnose and hopefully solve any cooling issues you may be having with your air conditioner.   […]

Can Closing Vents in Unused Rooms Save Money on A/C?

By | May 19th, 2016|Air Conditioning|

  One of the first things many homeowners will try to reduce their home’s energy costs during the summer is to cut back on using their air conditioner by closing vents in unused rooms. However, if you do this, you may be surprised to hear that you are not really saving any money. In fact, you may be increasing your energy costs and jeopardizing the health of your air conditioning system.   […]

A Homeowner’s A/C System Checklist for Summer

By | May 17th, 2016|Air Conditioning|

    With the approach of warmer weather, you’re going to want to take the opportunity to give your A/C system some routine maintenance. This can help to ensure you and your family are cool and comfortable this summer. Paschal is here to help you with a great checklist for your home’s A/C to make sure you are ready for summer! […]

Quality Service from a Quality Company

By | May 12th, 2016|Air Conditioning|

Quality and dependability; it’s what separates the best from the rest. Protecting your family by providing high-quality HVAC repairs and excellent customer service is more than just a job for the professionals at Paschal Heat, Air & Geothermal. A commitment to being your first choice for service, HVAC repairs and geothermal installation means being available 24/7 to provide fast service when you call. Beat the heat this summer and discover why Paschal Heat, Air & Geothermal is your best choice in Fort Smith, Springdale and all of Northwest Arkansas. […]

Is Your Air Conditioning System Getting the Job Done?

By | May 10th, 2016|Air Conditioning|

If your air conditioner isn’t doing its job properly, it not only creates discomfort, but also creates reliability and efficiency issues. If you’re concerned about your A/C’s performance, now is the time to have it checked over by the knowledgeable professionals at Paschal Heat, Air & Geothermal. Our experienced technicians can assess the entire cooling system and advise you about any existing performance issues, repairs that are needed or if the equipment is due for replacement. […]

Selecting a new HVAC system

By | May 5th, 2016|Air Conditioning|

Aside from changing the filter with the changing seasons, you might not think about the HVAC systems in your home until something needs repaired or replaced. In turn, you may want to take the time to consider upgrading to a newer, energy-efficient HVAC system. The age of your current unit, as well as desired updates or repairs, may cost more than the system is worth. Additionally, a new HVAC system can also help avoid high maintenance energy costs. […]

The Benefits of an ERV (Energy Recovery Ventilator)

By | May 3rd, 2016|Energy Recovery Ventilation|

Since 1968, residents of the Northwest Arkansas region have had access to an HVAC innovator and industry leader. Paschal Heat, Air & Geothermal has a proven track record of success by relying on top names in manufactured HVAC products. This ensures customers of highest value and excellent customer service by trained technicians. […]

Paschal Offers Free Estimates and Free Second Opinions

By | April 28th, 2016|Air Conditioning|

Just as it's common to seek a second opinion from another doctor before having surgery, it's a good idea to have someone else diagnose your [...]

Geothermal Energy: An Efficient Innovation

By | April 26th, 2016|Geothermal|

“What is geothermal energy used for?” is a common question. Many have heard of it, but they don’t know what it does, how it works or its proper application. Geothermal energy allows you to access energy that the ground absorbs from the sun all year long. It is sustainable energy that is entirely clean and is making a big difference in the world today. Types Of Geothermal Energy There are three main methods of geothermal energy collection. Liquid dominated plants are plants that use thermal energy and enhanced geothermal energy exclusively. These plants use things like volcanic activity, hot springs and magma as a means of energy collection. It has become one of the most efficient means of home-heating/cooling in decades. To summarize, technology is buried shallowly in the ground, at a point where the temperature is constant. Then, in winter, when outside temperatures are colder, this system pumps in heat. In the summer, when outside temperatures are cooler, this system provides cooling. Finally, enhanced geothermal energy uses man-made means to increase output. One popular method is to send water down wells to be heated, then pump it back out. Personal Applicability Generally, geothermal energy is what is in a home-heating situation, as this is the most commercially reliable option because of cost efficiency. Other methods are mostly used in an industrial capacity, or even as a means of providing energy for a town or city over time. The Paschal Option Paschal Heating, Air, and Geothermal provides the latest geothermal technology from the finest brands at affordable prices. Over time, geothermal energy will likely save you money when compared to traditional means. Not only that, geothermal is also good for the environment! Bring this revolutionary new technology to your home, save money, reduce stress and be environmentally responsible. Geothermal saves so much, it makes money over time. […]

Different Ways to Keep Cool in the Summer

By | April 21st, 2016|High-Efficiency|

Keeping cool is easy and reliable with Paschal Heat, Air & Geothermal. Summer is around the corner, and once the outside temperatures soar, you want the ability to escape into a fresh, cool and cozy home. For great tips on how to maintain your cooling comfort, visit our blog. […]

How Energy Efficient Improvements Can Make A Difference

By | April 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Have you ever wondered why homeowners are being encouraged to embrace energy efficiency in their homes? The reason is simple; energy efficiency comes with plenty of benefits. Here are four of the most obvious: […]

What is Geothermal Energy Used For?

By | April 14th, 2016|Geothermal|

Three Types of Geothermal Energy What is geothermal energy used for? Well, when asking “what is geothermal energy used for?”, the simplistic explanation doesn’t quite cut it. Sure, it’s used for…energy. But there’s much more. There are direct geothermal energy solutions, geothermal heat pumps, and a geothermal power plants. […]

Why Schedule a Tune-Up

By | April 12th, 2016|Service & Maintenance|

As the weather gets warmer, your air conditioner is put under more strain. Just like your car needs regular tune-ups, so does your HVAC equipment. [...]

Tips For Buying a New Trane Air Conditioner

By | April 7th, 2016|HVAC System|

If it’s time to replace your home’s cooling system, buying a Trane air conditioner is a smart choice. Trane has been a leader in cooling equipment innovation for over 120 years and are well-known for rigorous testing and reliability. Trane offers a number of different models so you can choose equipment that perfectly suits your needs and budget. Here are some helpful tips on how to get the biggest benefit from your A/C purchase. […]

The Pros of Investing in a New Central Air Conditioner

By | April 5th, 2016|HVAC System|

Summer is coming so this means it is time to deal with your Central Air Conditioner. If you are tired of having your old unit refurbished. It may be time to consider the pros and cons of investing in a new Central Air Conditioning unit for your home. […]

How to Get Ready for Rising Temperatures

By | March 31st, 2016|Weather|

Spring is here, and with a new season, it is time for home upgrades. In recent years, there has been record-breaking heat, and weather that can be challenging to deal with. This summer, you will want your home to have well-regulated temperature. Investing in new air conditioning units is smart and there are several well-designed, efficient models to choose from. Renovate your cooling system and live comfortably all year long.  […]

Condensate Drain Problems To Watch For In Your Central Air Conditioner

By | March 29th, 2016|Air Conditioning|

Your central air conditioner produces gallons of condensate each day, so problems with the drainage system are bound to crop up occasionally. Here are some of the most common issues that might develop, with some advice on how to get them solved quickly to keep your A/C cooling properly and help you avoid inconvenience or unnecessary expense. […]

Programmable Vs. Smart Thermostats: What’s Best For Your Home?

By | March 24th, 2016|Thermostats|

If you’re still using a basic dial or digital thermostat, upgrading to more advanced technology can give you greater control of your household energy consumption, boost your comfort and cut your heating and cooling costs by up to 20 percent. The two most popular types available today are programmable and smart thermostats, but which kind should you choose? Learning how each type works and the key differences between the two can help you decide. […]

Annual HVAC Service Pays Off All Year Round

By | March 22nd, 2016|Air Conditioning|

Regularly scheduled HVAC service by a qualified technician is critical to the present efficiency and performance of your system, as well as its future reliability. In most cases, your air conditioner and furnace should get a yearly check-up at the outset of the cooling or heating season, respectively. That means spring or early summer for an A/C and fall for the furnace. Aside from changing the air filter—a simple task you should do monthly, year-round—there really aren’t any preventive maintenance procedures appropriate for the average do-it-yourselfer. The complexity of today’s cooling and heating systems, as well as safety issues involved, requires the trained expertise and specialized equipment of a qualified professional. […]

Keeping the Cool Inside, All Season Long

By | March 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

All ac units work by cooling off your interior space while keeping the heat of the day outside. The more efficient an ac unit is, the more effective it will be, and here’s how you can help. […]

Go Green! Install a Geothermal HVAC System!

By | March 15th, 2016|Geothermal|

Did you know that you can heat and cool your home without a traditional ac unit by using the Earth’s temperature beneath your home? And, did you know that you can do that in a way that’s quiet, consistent, and earth-friendly? You can leave that old ac unit behind and do all this with a geothermal HVAC system.  […]

Mechanically Introduced Fresh Air ERV (Energy Recovery Ventilator)

By | March 10th, 2016|Energy Recovery Ventilation|

When your home is sealed up and insulated really well, it keeps the heat in during the winter and the heat out during the summer. This is a great thing, but with every good thing some times comes a negative. Being too closed up can make it stuffy due to the lack of air flow throughout the home or business. The more fresh air the healthier the environment in the building is. […]

Be Sure To Factor These 3 Heating and Cooling Loads Into Your HVAC Installation

By | March 8th, 2016|HVAC System|

If you’re planning an HVAC installation, it’s important to understand the role that heating and cooling loads play in accurately sizing your new equipment. First, let’s clarify the meaning of two terms that are often misunderstood — “load” and “capacity”. Capacity refers to the output of a particular piece of HVAC equipment, while the load is the amount of heating and cooling output needed to keep your home comfortable. To properly size your new equipment, an HVAC pro takes three types of loads into account: […]

Shopping for New Cooling Equipment? Here Are Four Types To Consider

By | March 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Now is the ideal time to shop for cooling equipment, so you can have it installed well before the temperature starts to climb. While a reputable HVAC contractor should properly size the new equipment and advise you on different efficiency options, it’s also helpful to get familiar with the different types of equipment available. […]

Get your Central Air Conditioner Ready for Another Hot Summer

By | March 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Spring is the season to get your central air conditioner ready for another hot summer. After a long winter idle, seasonal start-up of an A/C system provides an excellent opportunity for professional preventive maintenance, as well as a few easy DIY chores for you. Steps you take this spring will pay off later as summer temperatures rise. Start planning now to bring your central air conditioner up to summer operating condition and maximize household comfort as well, lower operating costs and greater reliability.  […]

Professional Preventive Maintenance Will Pay Off Later

By | February 25th, 2016|Air Filters|

Spring is the season to get your central air conditioner ready for another hot summer. After a long winter idle, seasonal start-up of an A/C system provides an excellent opportunity for professional preventive maintenance, as well as a few easy DIY chores for you. Steps you take this spring will pay off later as summer temperatures rise. Start planning now to bring your central air conditioner up to summer operating condition and maximize household comfort as well, lower operating costs and greater reliability.  […]

Warmer Weather is Just Around the Corner

By | February 23rd, 2016|Air Conditioning|

It may be February, but it is not too early to start thinking about getting your air conditioner ready for the hot NW Arkansas spring and summer. Once April starts to heat up, you may be itching to start cooling your home. With average summer temperatures of 90 degrees and higher, you depend on your air conditioner to be ready when you need it. […]

Your Guide to Choosing a New HVAC System

By | February 18th, 2016|HVAC System, Uncategorized|

Is your heating and cooling system getting louder lately? Maybe you have noticed a steady increase in your monthly utility expenses and have no good explanation. These are signs that your HVAC unit may need replacing. If you decide to replace the system, you will need information about the process of installing a new unit. […]

Improve The Efficiency of Your HVAC System

By | February 16th, 2016|Energy Savings, High-Efficiency, Uncategorized|

Think about all the time that you spend in your home each day. You spend your nights sleeping inside of your home, you celebrate special occasions there, and you spend quality time with your family each and every day in the comfort of your home. This is why the quality of your indoor air and the comfort level of your home is so important. Whether you have a new furnace or air conditioner installed, or it is time for a new unit, there are always some additional improvements you can make to help improve your indoor air quality as well as improve the efficiency of your HVAC system so you save money in the long run. […]

Installing A Smart Thermostat For Utility Savings

By | February 11th, 2016|Thermostats|

The skyrocketing demand for energy in the recent past, with a supply that hardly met the needs, led to the development of more energy-efficient devices [...]

Energy Recovery Ventilation: Your Home’s Sustainable Air Quality Solution

By | February 9th, 2016|Ventilation|

Among the many tools at your disposal for making your home a safe and comfortable paradise exists Energy Recovery Ventilation. This process for mechanically introducing fresh air into your living environment utilizes an Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) to exchange the energy contained in a specific area’s air and using it to treat incoming outdoor air. The indoor air quality will improve dramatically and your energy costs decrease by reducing the strain on HVAC equipment, heating and cooling units. […]

Spring Into Action and Prepare Your HVAC for Warmer Weather

By | February 4th, 2016|HVAC System|

Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow, so it is predicted that we will have an early spring. So while it may only be February, it may be time to start preparing. With spring on the way, one of the things you should start thinking about is your home heating systems or HVAC unit. It is always wise to prepare your unit before hot temperatures hit, ensuring it is ready to withstand the heat and cool your home. Here are three things you should do to prepare your HVAC unit for warmer temperatures. […]

How To Maintain Your HVAC System

By | February 2nd, 2016|HVAC System|

Nearly everyone uses HVAC systems on a regular basis. Unfortunately, while HVAC is a central and imperative part of our lives and overall comfort, these systems are usually neglected until they fall apart and require major electrical repair. The good news is that you can do some simple maintenance to protect your HVAC components and extend their service life.  […]

Using A Generator as a Backup for Power Outages

By | January 28th, 2016|Generators|

Having a generator as a backup for power outages is a wonderful benefit. If you live in rural areas you already realize it can take many days to have your power restored. A generator can make the complete difference in a situation that can cause worry, or a situation that is completely under control. Life is often like this we need Plan B in case Plan A does not come about as planned. […]

What Does HVAC Mean?

By | January 26th, 2016|HVAC System|

You have probably heard the term HVAC, or seen it printed on the side of a truck traveling beside you on the road. If you own a home, you have a good idea as to what is HVAC and already know that it is related to heating and cooling. HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning and it is a commonly used term in the heating and cooling industry. In most of today’s homes and businesses, all three of these functions combine into one system that provides comfort in the form of cooled and warmed air. But what you may not know is what else HVAC covers. […]

How to Choose The Most Efficient Heating System To Replace Your Aging Furnace

By | January 21st, 2016|Furnaces, Uncategorized|

When it’s time to replace the heating portion of your home’s central HVAC system, you’ll want the most efficient heating system within your budget. Comparing your options is much easier when you know the efficiency terminology used for different types of heating systems and what they mean: […]

Ventilate Your Home with an Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV) HVAC

By | January 19th, 2016|Air Conditioning, Energy Recovery Ventilation|

Did you know that According to statistics by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, the level of indoor pollution is normally five percent higher as compared to outdoor pollution?  There are many causes of indoor pollution that include human habitation processes such as cooking, cleaning, breathing and combustion. As such, ventilation is crucial to maintaining a healthy indoor air quality. Some homeowners opt to design houses which “self-ventilate.” However, this may not be the ideal solution due to uncontrollable climate conditions. A better solution, which has now and for many years been adopted by homeowners, is using Mechanically introduced fresh air. ERV (Energy Recovery Ventilator). […]

Is it Time to Replace Your Old Furnace?

By | January 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Your home heating is very important and waiting until it needs repairs is usually how things are put off until the last minute. The coldest parts of winter are in the last months and winter storms come with very little warning. The one thing you do not want for you and your family is to be left without adequate home heating. […]

Easy Home Improvements for Energy Efficiency

By | January 12th, 2016|Energy Savings, High-Efficiency|

When it comes to energy efficient home improvements, you don’t have to break the bank to cut your energy costs. There are things that can be done by virtually anyone with a little do-it-yourself experience, which won’t cost much yet will reap noticeable rewards on your energy bill. […]

How Geothermal Energy Cost Will Affect Your Utility Bills

By | January 7th, 2016|Geothermal|

How will Geothermal Energy Cost affect your future utility bills? Do you have questions on just how the Geothermal Heat pump uses geothermal energy  that is actually renewable? Did you know you can begin to see a serious return on your Geothermal Heat Pump in just two years’ time and gain serious returns within ten years? […]

Money Saving Tips For Your Home in The Winter

By | January 5th, 2016|Energy Savings|

There are many ways to save money in the winter on energy costs. It is best to do all that we can to save energy costs and money for a rainy day. Take advantage of heat saving days in the winter using some great tips that will make it seem easy instead of a chore. […]

House Generators Provide Protection From Inevitable Power Outages

By | December 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

When you consider the number of circumstances that could knock out power to your home, it’s really just a matter of time before it happens. The only questions are how long the power outage(s) will last and how well prepared will you be? An emergency-preparedness kit is great to have ready. However, to maintain your comfort and safety through extended power outages, house generators are the way to go when the lights go out. […]

Furnace Vs. Heat Pump: Which is the Most Efficient Heating System?

By | December 29th, 2015|Geothermal, Heat Pumps, Heating|

Shopping for a new heating system today takes a little more effort than simply swapping the old system with a new one of the same size and type. There are heat gain/loss factors and add-on features to consider. Advances in heat pump technology could mean that your trusty gas furnace isn’t the most efficient heating system any longer. […]

Three Often Overlooked Ways to Seal in Heat This Winter

By | December 24th, 2015|Heating|

Winter is on its way and home heating systems will be running non-stop in some parts of the country. Many will be working much harder than they have to. By fixing a few frequently overlooked issues, you can keep up to 47% more of the warm air you produce. […]

Save Money With Smart Thermostats

By | December 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Want to save money on your home heating and cooling?  Smart thermostats like the best-selling Nest make it easy by doing the programing for you.   Smart thermostats keep your home at a comfortable temperature when you are there, and prevent wasted fuel energy when you are away. […]

Troubleshooting Tips for Common Home Heating Issues

By | December 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|

When your home heating system starts acting up this time of year it’s stressful, whether the furnace suddenly stops working or you’re feeling less warm air from the registers. Before you pick up the phone to call your HVAC professional, you can use these tips to troubleshoot some of the most common and easily-fixed heating system glitches. […]

Geothermal Energy – Taking Advantage of the Earth Renewal Power

By | December 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|

With concerns about rising energy prices and the environment, people are searching for alternative energy sources to heat and cool their homes. You may have heard something about geothermal energy, but not enough to fully understand its potential, and have wondered what is geothermal energy used for and is it right for you. If you know nothing about geothermal energy before, then you may be surprised to hear that it’s a renewable energy source that is just waiting to be harnessed below the surface of your yard. […]

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