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5 Answers to your Most Common HVAC Questions

An HVAC system is a complicated piece of equipment. Below are the top 5 FAQ’s we get here at CW Suter Services, and the answers. Our goal is to provide you with exceptional heating and cooling services whether we’re working with you one on one, or you are just surfing the web for some answers. Here are our frequently asked HVAC questions. 

When it really comes down to it, trying to understand your HVAC system on our own can be very challenging. As a key part of Service That Suits You, we want to do our best to provide you with the information needed in regards to your HVAC system. At CW Suter we have professionals ready to serve you. 

1. What can I do to lower my energy bills?

There are many things you can do with your HVAC system to lower your energy bills. Installing a programmable thermostat helps to keep your home temperature regulated. When you’re not at home or between certain hours you can adjust the temperature as needed. Make sure your doors and windows are sealed properly so it doesn’t let outside air in. In fact, having your home properly insulated, especially your attic will be a huge asset. Using your ceiling fans will also help increase air flow and keep your home feeling cooler all summer long.

Here are some ways you can save money on your energy bills!

2. Why is preventative maintenance important? 

Your HVAC system undergoes long periods of intense operation. No matter the brand or size, it is expected to wear over the years. And, the lack of regular maintenance on your equipment can accelerate that process. By changing filters and performing routine maintenance and inspections as required, you will extend the life of your HVAC system and increase their efficiency. Learn more about our preventative maintenance program here and if you are wondering how often you need to change your filter check out this blog.

3. How can I improve the indoor air quality (IAQ) in my home?

The air quality in your home is a major factor in determining your overall health. To help you and your family breathe easier, make an effort to improve IAQ.

  • Change your filter regularly.
  • Install a whole-house humidifier to increase relative humidity during the dry winter months.
  • Install an air purifier, such as the iWave Air Purifier.
  • Make sure to turn on the exhaust fans in your bathroom and kitchen when you shower and cook to vent moist air outside.

If you suffer from allergies here are some things you can do to help reduce your symptoms. If you want to learn more about the iWave air purifier, give us a call and one of our Comfort Consultants will walk you through the benefits of the device.

Infographic describes Indoor Air Quality Facts and Statistics

4. What are the benefits of a programmable thermostat?

Installing a programmable thermostat in your home helps you take control of how often your system runs. Overall, controlling how much energy you use for heating and cooling your home. If used correctly, it can help you improve energy efficiency and save money on your utility bills. Some of the features on a programmable thermostat include: an allergen defender, a feels like feature to create the most accurate temperature, an app to adjust the temperature from your phone, a smart away mode that uses GPS tracking, alerts and reminders to ensure total comfort, and integration with your Alexa, Google Assistant, or Siri.

5. What’s the warranty like on a new HVAC system?

When your purchase a new HVAC system through CW Suter Services, you will receive a 10-year parts warranty, plus 2-years labor warranty.

Contact the HVAC Professionals in Sioux City, Iowa

You can count on us to keep your home comfortable and healthy. From diagnosis and estimates to repair and installation, we want you to see us as a trusted advisor.  If you have a different question, reach out here. We would be happy to serve you! And follow us on Facebook to learn more HVAC tips, and to keep up with what we’re up to. We offer: 

  • Air Conditioner Installation 
  • Air Conditioning Repair
  • Air Conditioning Maintenance
  • Furnace Installation
  • Furnace Repair 
  • Furnace Maintenance
  • Heat Pump Installation
  • And More!