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Have you been Living with Hot Rooms and Cold Rooms in your home?

Have you been Living with Hot Rooms and Cold Rooms in your home?


If the above line is true, Hibersense may be right for you. Here at K & S Heating and Air, we are one of the first ten dealers in the United States to sell Hibersense. This new technology is able to provide you comfort to each room of your home, when you desire it. Make sure that if you have any questions about your HVAC system or options, to contact us. We can advise you on the options that you have, and what is best for your home. If you notice that your regular heating and air conditioning system is no longer working efficiently, make sure to look into the option of Hibersense for your home.

The Hiber Sensors can track data such as the temperature, humidity, light, and air quality for each room of your home. By monitoring the climate of each room, you can help to stay comfortable and healthy. This system also can have vents that help the system operate efficiently. The Hiber Vents can help adjust the airflow for each room of your home. This also helps to ensure that the rooms are at the perfect climate and temperature. This helps any empty rooms from being over-conditioned in order to make other rooms of the home ideal.

The HiberHub is another important feature of this system. Here, the system can efficiently control the HVAC unit to help ensure that the temperature is at the ideal amount you have programmed in. It also helps to make sure that the HVAC unit is operating correctly, which also helps extend the life of it as well. When it operates efficiently, parts and components do not wear down as quick. The app will also help you to adjust and control the different climates in your rooms and home. Over time, Hibersense can learn your schedule and preferences for each room. This will help keep the home as efficient and comfortable as possible.

Spring Care for your HVAC System

Spring Care for your HVAC System


After a long winter, you will want to make sure you HVAC system is still operating efficiency. As the seasons change, you will want to make sure that your system is operating as efficiently as possible. There are several parts and components that you should inspect regularly. The best thing to do is contact us so we can inspect the system for you. Doing so will help to ensure that everything is working efficiently. We can also recommend when various maintenance inspections should be done for the system.

Check the Air Conditioner

In the spring is a great time to have to have the air conditioner inspected for preventative maintenance. Before turning the air conditioner on, you will want to make sure it will be ready to operate and produce cool air. You will want to ensure that when you flip on the air conditioner, it will cool your home as you want. We can inspect the ductwork, thermostat, and filter of the system. Always remember to change the filter on a regular basis. Running the HVAC system without a filter can cause damage to the gears and parts of the system.

Keeping the ductwork clean is important for the efficiency of the system, as well as air quality. If the ductwork is full of dirt and dust, then it will be distributed back into the air of your home. This can be difficult breathing if you or anyone in your home suffers from allergies or asthma. Also inspect the ductwork for any cracks or damage that it might have. Damage to the ductwork allows the air to escape from them. You may also notice an increase in your monthly energy bill as well. That is because the HVAC system will have to work harder to produce the air that it is set at.

Knowing what Needs Inspecting for your HVAC System

Knowing what Needs Inspecting for your HVAC System


In the spring, make sure that you have the HVAC system properly inspected and maintained. Doing so will help to make sure that everything is working efficiently when you go make the switch from heat to cool. There are several parts that you will want to make sure are always in the best working condition. You can contact us so we can inspect them. Between visits you can also take a look at them incase there is a large issue. Never ignore an issue, because it can lead to further time, money, and stress in the long run.

The filter will have to be changed regularly. If you have pets or people in your home use tobacco products, you will want to change the filter every month. You can change the filter every three months if you do not have pets or use tobacco. Changing the filter will help to keep the air as clean as possible when you are in the home. Always make sure that you get a filter that is the correct size for your HVAC system. Doing so will help it to work effectively as possible. A filter that is too small or too large can cause issues in the long run.

Another important thing to check this spring is the thermostat. If you are looking to buy a new one, a programmable thermostat offers several benefits. You can set the temperature in your home to decrease and increase, based on your schedule. If you have the same hours at work, you can set the temperature so it is at the ideal degree when you arrive home from work. When you have a programmable thermostat, you can also help to reduce overall monthly energy costs for your system.

Having a Programmable Thermostat

Having a Programmable Thermostat

When you have a home HVAC system, you will always want to keep it running as efficiently as possible. Having regular maintenance will help the parts to last as long as possible. It will help to keep them efficient and in the best condition. If you are not sure how often maintenance should be done, make sure to contact us. We can advise you on the schedule that the parts and components should be inspected. If there is a start of an issue, we can inspect and repair it as soon as possible for you.

You can also inspect a few of the parts of the system as well. Notice if there is any cracks or damage to the ductwork. If there is, this results in the warm air that is produced, to leak out of the system. When there is damage to the ductwork, you may also notice an increase in monthly energy bill for the furnace. There could be other causes of the increase in the bill, but the first thing to check is the ductwork. It is always beneficial to have us inspect the overall furnace system for you.

With a programmable thermostat you can help ensure the temperature that you want is at the proper temperature when you return home. Depending on what your work schedule is like, you can set the work days the same. This allows you to have the temperature lower when you are away from the home. It can start to increase the temperature as you are closer to arriving home. This helps to ensure your home is warm and comfortable during the winter months.

The programmable thermostat can also be used the same way for when you sleep. This helps reduce heat that is produced but wasted because you are sleeping. It can then raise the temperature to the desired degree when you wake up then. If you ever have any questions about your HVAC system, make sure to contact us and we can answer them for you.

What is a Programmable Thermostat for your Home?

 

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A programmable thermostat can have several benefits for your home. As you know, a thermostat is the device, which you can set the temperature of your home at. A programmable thermostat will allow you to set the temperature based on days of the week and hours of the day. If you notice an issue with your thermostat or HVAC unit, make sure that you contact us. Ignoring a problem will lead to further issues in the long run. It will also result in a costly repair bill.

 

If you have a consistent work schedule, a programmable thermostat can be beneficial for you. This way you can set the thermostat, based on when you leave and get home from work. You can reduce the temperature in the home while you are at work. This results in the furnace operating less than it typically would. When it works less, then your monthly energy bill will be reduced as well. The air generated will not be wasted, since no one is home. You can then set the thermostat to raise the temperature to your ideal temperature. This allows you to come home to a comfortable home.

 

Programmable thermostats can also be used with most smart devices. This can include tablets, your cell phone, computer, or any other smart device you might own. With wi-fi, you can adjust your thermostat as you wish. There is also a manual override on the thermostat itself. This allows you to adjust the settings while in person and in your home. You can also adjust the temperature when you sleep, reducing the temperature during the night hours, and raising it before you wake up. You can schedule for a work week, or you can schedule it each individual day of the week. We are happy to answer any questions you may have with your HVAC unit and system.

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