heater check ups

December 18, 2017
furnace preparations

Furnace Preparations for Winter

Winter officially begins in just three days. We’ve had a few cold snaps here in Houston, but is your furnace ready for the real winter season? We always recommend everyone have an annual full service of your furnace prior to turning it on the first time, but you may be already past that point. Furnace preparations for winter are still important, though, and here are the essentials. Furnace Preparations: Cleaning Cleaning your furnace prior to winter months is essential for the optimum functioning of your system. When you have your system serviced prior to winter, your HVAC company will take […]
December 15, 2016

History of Heat

Unlike cool air produced by air conditioners, warmth is essential to human survival. For this reason, man originally gathered near the equator and areas that were warm most of the year. However, man is a curious creature and moved outward both north and south to areas that simply were not warm enough for survival without some form of heat. To begin with, this was simply fire. It is thought that man learned to control fire for cooking and heating nearly 2 million years ago; however, evidence of controlled fire only dates back 100,000 year. These include central fires in enclosed […]