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How to Know When it is Time for a Furnace Upgrade | Paschal | NWA

By | February 14th, 2017|Heating|

Making the decision to upgrade your home heating system can be a balancing act. On one hand, you don’t want to shell out the money for a new system. On the other, you recognize the value that a new home comfort system might provide. It will lower your utility bills, decrease repair costs and improve your home’s air quality. Today, we’ll look at four top reasons to upgrade your home comfort system now. […]

The Most Efficient Heating System is One You Maintain Well! | Paschal

By | January 16th, 2017|Heating|

The most efficient heating system for your home is one that is energy efficient! There are a lot of options, and you can even use some systems in combination, to get the most efficient system. When we talk about efficiency, we should also keep in mind that this can be economic, environmental or even energy efficiency. […]

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. […]

Myths Vs. Facts About Geothermal Energy

By | November 24th, 2015|Geothermal, Geothermal, Heating|

More than ever, homeowners are investing in geothermal energy. This stands to reason since geothermal systems offers a plethora of benefits, from efficient heating and cooling, low environmental footprint and a system that lasts decades. Yet, with so many benefits for switching to geothermal energy, there are still myths abound. If you want the best comfort system investment for your home, read on to get the facts about geothermal energy. […]

Efficiency-Boosting Tips for Home Heating Systems

By | November 17th, 2015|Energy Savings, Heating, High-Efficiency|

Home heating systems can consume a lot of energy to keep an indoor space at a comfortable temperature, and this can leave a homeowner facing high utility bills during the winter months. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to enhance your system’s efficiency and keep your operating costs in check without sacrificing comfort. […]

5 Things to Consider Before Installing a Geothermal Heating System

By | January 15th, 2015|Geothermal, Heating|

Geothermal heating provides homeowners with many benefits, including high-quality heating at a relatively low price. With geothermal heating and cooling increasing in popularity, you can use the following checklist to determine if a geothermal heating system is right for your home. […]

How Long Should a Central Heating System Last?

By | January 8th, 2015|Heating|

A central heating system is a sturdy, hard-working unit, engineered for years of dependable use. Construction methods and materials have been perfected over the decades, and mass production has made build quality very consistent among major manufacturers. […]

Why Geothermal Systems are Good for the Environment

By | November 20th, 2014|Geothermal, Heating|

Throughout the United States, there are almost 500,000 geothermal heating and cooling systems in operation today. Once a fringe option for effectively regulating the temperature in your home, today’s geothermal systems are the most cost-effective and energy efficient you can buy. What is it about these systems that makes them so good for the environment? […]

Thinking About Switching Over to a Geothermal System? Here’s What You Should Know

By | October 28th, 2014|Geothermal, Heating|

If you are considering installing an energy efficient geothermal system, learning the basics can help you decide if now is the time to switch over to this green heating and cooling technology that will immediately begin to payback your investment through reduced utility bills and improved home comfort. […]

Geothermal Myths You Need to be Aware Of

By | January 30th, 2014|Geothermal, Heating|

Even with the growing popularity of geothermal HVAC systems in northwest Arkansas homes, there’s still a lot of confusion about how they work and whether they are really “green systems.” Here’s the truth behind some common geothermal myths. […]

HVAC Contractor Don’ts: Watch Out

By | January 16th, 2014|Heating|

One major expense that most homeowners have to think about at some point is replacing their old HVAC system. That means you’ll want to find a trustworthy, reliable HVAC contractor. There are a few red flags you should watch out for to avoid the shady operators in the business. […]

Geothermal Heating and Cooling: the Indoor Side of Your System

By | December 26th, 2013|Geothermal, Heating|

Geothermal heat pumps have been called the Cadillacs of cooling and heating systems because of their efficiency, durability, long life expectancy, and ability to provide high-quality indoor air comfort unequaled by other HVAC systems. If you’re thinking about putting a geothermal heating and cooling system into your northwest Arkansas home, you’re certainly not alone, as many area homeowners are switching over to this state-of-the-art setup. […]

Run Through Your Fall Heating Checklist, Then Relax as Seasons Change

By | September 24th, 2013|Heating|

Falling leaves and cooler temperatures serve as a reminder to give your heating system its annual fall tuneup. Regular HVAC preventative maintenance is an excellent way to ensure peak performance and trouble-free operation when seasons change. Heating system maintenance should be performed before every heating season to ensure comfort, keep heating costs low, and improve efficiency. Run through your fall heating checklist to get started. […]

A Cracked Heat Exchanger Needs Expert Attention

By | February 26th, 2013|Heating|

If you heat with gas, learning that you have a cracked heat exchanger in your furnace demands your immediate attention. The burners inside the furnace lie below or beside the heat exchanger, and the metal piece does get hot. The blower fan turns on when the heat exchanger reaches a certain temperature and air passing over it collects the heat from the part, which then warms your home. […]

Geothermal System Got Your Interest? Here Are The Steps An Installer Will Take

By | January 29th, 2013|Geothermal, Heating|

If you’ve already decided on a geothermal system, or are interested in learning more, the following information will help you understand the process of installing a geothermal heat pump system in your home. […]

Take Control Of Your Heating Bills This Winter

By | September 25th, 2012|Heating|

It’s almost that time of year again, where the days seem shorter, the air seems cooler and winter seems to be looming. Are you already dreading your winter heating bills? Well, fear not. Here are a few easy, stress-free tips that you can follow, which will help you conserve energy and save money this winter, without breaking the bank to employ them: […]

Determining Which Geothermal Loop Option Will Work Best For Your Home

By | July 31st, 2012|Geothermal, Heating|

If you are interested in the high level of energy efficiency that a geothermal loop can offer, you need to understand that there are four basic types of ground loops available. Here’s a look at each one and how to determine which is most likely to work best for your home. […]

Buying A Heat Pump? Take A Look At These Advanced Features

By | June 28th, 2012|Geothermal, Heat Pumps, Heating|

Heat pumps for geothermal systems perform dual roles as both air conditioners and furnaces. The technology utilizes the stable temperature of the earth to extract warmth for heating or disburse heat taken from indoor air in the cooling mode. This is accomplished by means of a loop of heat-exchanging liquid buried several feet underground, where the temperature remains a approximately 50 degrees, continuously, year-round. […]

How A Dual-Fuel System Maximizes Comfort And Efficiency As Temperatures Rise And Fall

By | February 16th, 2012|dual-fuel systems, Heat Pumps, Heating, Variable-speed blower motors|

If you’re in the market for a new heating and air conditioning system in northwest Arkansas, consider a dual-fuel system. These heating and cooling systems use the heat in the air as the primary fuel until temperatures outdoors drop to the 30s, when they switch to a fuel source. […]

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