Over the past 2 years, the entire world has had to adapt to widespread supply chain disruptions across hundreds of industries as a result of strains from the COVID-19 pandemic. The HVAC industry is no exception to these supply chain issues, and along with the ever-increasing demand for these systems, the material costs are also rising.
Heating water is the average U.S. home’s second-highest utility cost after heating and cooling the house itself. Water heaters are a familiar appliance in most homes, as they’re commonly known as the tall metal cylinders in your basement or laundry room. Although the favored and traditional hot water tank is most widely used in the U.S. due to its reliability and simple usage, newer styles have surfaced with captivating features, like the on-demand water tank.
Your furnace is one of the largest energy hogs in your home. On average in the US, home heating accounts for approximately 42% of your annual utility bill. Because of this, it’s important to make sure you have the most efficient furnace possible—especially when rising energy costs make it more difficult to pay your bills every month. Here are five reasons you should consider upgrading to a modern, high-efficiency furnace.
Power outages can be unpredictable. Sometimes, they come with a big storm or a record-breaking heat wave. Other times, they can come out of the blue, such as when a transformer blows or the power grid goes down. Regardless, the best thing you can do is be prepared with a generator at the ready to help you navigate this frustrating time. With a whole house generator, you’ll be able to power your property and live or work more comfortably while minimizing financial losses during periods of prolonged power outage.
Understanding the risks, causes, and prevention methods of electrical fires is the best way to protect your home.
As we settle into shorter days and colder temperatures, we know this is just the beginning of a long, cold Winter ahead. That’s why we want to make sure your heating equipment, and budget, lasts all Winter long. To get the most out of your equipment, continue reading for our tips on how to save on your heating bill, and talk to the professionals at Harder Electrical & Mechanical to learn about all your options.
Although the season’s change and the arrival of winter comes as no surprise, many Albuquerque-area homeowners forget to examine and evaluate their furnace in the warmer months before a problem arises.
In an effort to save money, some Albuquerque-area residents have employed handymen for electrical and HVAC repair and maintenance services. But what is the difference between a handyman and a licensed contractor?
Furnaces are designed and built to last many years, but if you fail to schedule regular furnace tune ups, you cannot expect your furnace to give you a long service life.