How HVAC Dampers Make Zoned Heating and Cooling Possible

June 14, 2022

If you’re envious of the flexibility that ductless mini-split heat pumps and air conditioners provide, you’re not alone. Many homeowners in Bethany, Oklahoma, wish that their central HVAC systems were capable of selectively heating and cooling individual rooms. Central HVAC establishes a uniform temperature throughout the entire building, and ductless mini-splits meet the unique needs of each resident by creating custom temperatures in different zones. The good news is that HVAC dampers make it possible to streamline central HVAC to perform much the same way. Just like ductless mini-split systems heat or cool single rooms, zoned systems can be used

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A Guide to Cleaning Your Window AC Unit

May 19, 2022

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t clean your window air conditioner very often or possibly avoid cleaning it at all. If you don’t make sure to clean your window AC unit regularly, it could allow mold to start growing and negatively affect the air quality inside your home. The unit also won’t work nearly as efficiently or effectively if you don’t take the time to ensure it is clean. It is important to give the unit a thorough cleaning at the start and end of every cooling season, but you should also clean it at least once a

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How Ductless Air Conditioners Work

April 19, 2022

One of the hottest topics in HVAC is the ductless mini-split air conditioner. Not only are mini-splits popular among homeowners, but they can also be a great option for small buildings and offices. For the most part, ductless systems operate like stand-alone central air conditioning units, but they include a separate electrical box outside the house that serves as the control site. The best ductless systems offer superior cooling, quiet operation, and comfort while providing an environmental benefit since they use less energy. They also tend to be more efficient than stand-alone central air conditioning units. They

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Is It Better to Use a Furnace or a Space Heater?

March 17, 2022

At TS Heat & Air, one question we are frequently asked by customers is whether it makes more sense to run your furnace all the time or use an electric space heater instead? Generally speaking, running your furnace is the better option as furnaces are far more energy efficient than space heaters. Nonetheless, the answer to this question isn’t always as simple as it first seems. To understand why this is, it is necessary to take into account your specific heating goals and also to do a more direct comparison of the energy costs associated with each type of heating.

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Understanding the Benefits of Air Purifiers and Dehumidifiers

February 15, 2022

Air purifiers and dehumidifiers are two of the most common air treatment appliances for homes. While both types of appliances can clean the air and make it easier to breathe, they each have distinct uses and advantages. Dehumidifiers are perfect for asthma patients and those with mold problems in their homes, while air purifiers work well for smokers or those with allergies or pets. While both air purifiers and dehumidifiers reduce mold in the home, only dehumidifiers reduce the moisture content of the air. Your choice will depend on the age and condition of your home as well as your

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Helpful Furnace Buying Guide for Homeowners

January 12, 2022

If you’re constructing a new home or your old furnace has finally kicked the bucket, it’s time to invest in a new one. However, with so many options out there, it can be difficult to understand what furnace is right for your home. By reading through the buying guide below, you should be better informed to make a great purchasing decision for your new furnace. Start With Figuring Your BTU Capacity Needs Before you can decide on a specific furnace for your home, you need to know how powerful your new furnace should be. To do

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When I Turn on the Heater, Why Is There a Burning Smell?

December 16, 2021

As the cold season approaches in Oklahoma City, you will need to turn on the heater to warm up your home. When you first turn on your heater, though, you may begin to smell burning. Don’t get alarmed immediately since it may be only dust burning off after setting unused over time. However, you should not take the burning smell lightly either because it might indicate a problem with your heating system. As soon as you notice it, you should call our HVAC experts immediately. They will help you determine the exact cause of the problem and assist you in

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8 Easy Ways to Conserve Your Home’s Heat This Winter

November 17, 2021

The winters in Oklahoma City can be frigid, to say the least, with many days where the temperature gauge never gets above freezing. This can not only result in rising utility bills but also you and your family members struggling to stay warm if your home isn’t properly prepared to keep the heat in. Luckily, there are a number of simple steps you can take to help conserve heat and ensure that you and your family stay warm throughout the long, cold winter. 1. Keep Your Heating System Properly Maintained Making sure your heating system

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Tips for Finding Your Optimal Sleep Temperature

October 20, 2021

Sleeping well is incredibly important for your overall health. In fact, most experts rank it right alongside diet and exercise when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The problem is that there are a huge number of factors that can affect your overall quality of sleep. Among these various aspects, temperature is undoubtedly one of the most important. With this in mind, we’ve developed this handy guide to assist you in finding your optimal sleep temperature so that you can get the sleep you need to tackle life head-on. How Temperature Affects Your Quality of Sleep

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Tips for Saving Money on Your Heating Bills This Winter

September 15, 2021

While Oklahoma City doesn’t see the coldest winters on the planet, they still can be a bit chilly. Having a working furnace is a necessity to stay comfortable during the winter. If you’re tired of spending a fortune on your wintertime heating bills, here are some handy tips that you can implement to reduce your heating costs. Install a Programmable Thermostat One method for saving a bundle on your wintertime heating bills is investing in a programmable thermostat. With these devices, you can actually program the temperature in your home to be different depending on the

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