Common Heating Issues

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Weather is getting that much cooler and here at Nelson’s Heating & Cooling, we are beginning to receive calls regarding issues with heating systems. This is the time of year where heating system are working full time and with the extra workload, it may cause problems. Below, we have detailed the five of the most common heating and furnace problems this … Read More

4 Common Myths about Heating

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In the past blogs we discussed ways to conserve energy in regards to your heating system and those tips were universally accepted as ways to reduce your energy bill while also keeping yourself comfortable. Today, however, we look to debunk four myths that are commonly associated with saving money on energy costs during the winter months. Crank it up Have … Read More

5 Benefits to Geothermal Heating

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Geothermal heat pumps (GHPs), sometimes referred to as GeoExchange are ground or water-sourced heat pumps and have been in use since the late 1940s. They use the constant temperature of earth as the exchange medium instead of the outside air temperature. This will allow the system to reach fairly higher efficiencies compared to air-source heat pumps. Although many parts of … Read More

AccuClean Home Air Filtration System

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Tired of swapping out air filters every month? Would you believe us if we told you that you will not have to worry about changing out air filters every month and that your home will have better air quality? The AccuClean Home Air Filtration System provides a long-lasting, consistent performance and highest efficiency currently available. Traditional filters will force air through … Read More

10 Alternative Uses for AC

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10 Alternate Uses for Air Conditioning We can all agree that the invention of indoor air conditioning revolutionized our standard of living. But what if we told you there were alternate ways to use your air conditioning for entertainment and comedy purposes? We have provided ten alternative uses for air conditioning. #1 and #2 are activities that everyone surely has done. … Read More

4 Benefits of Wi-Fi Thermostats

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Why Wi-Fi Thermostats? As mentioned in previous blog posts, heating and cooling your home can take its toll on your energy bill. Sure, traditional thermostats allow you to control your unit while at home. But what happens when you go to work, are on vacation or gone for an extended period of time? Your unit is cooling or heating your home … Read More

8 Tips for Maintaining your HVAC System

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8 Tips for Maintaining Your HVAC System Have you ever wondered if you were capable of keeping your HVAC in tip top shape between service calls? You can with these eight tips that will help prolong your system while also ensuring that it is performing at it optimal strength. These tips are not meant to be used as your sole … Read More

6 Tips to Reduce Cooling Costs

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6 Tips to Reduce Cooling Costs In the average home, the biggest energy consumer is the air conditioning unit. They generally account for 16% of the electric bill. In fact, according to a study conducted by Austin Energy, in the hottest regions in the US, air conditioning can consume as much as 60-70% of a household’s electric bill! The only way to … Read More

5 Tips to Prepare for Spring

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With the recent winter storms that hit the Hampton Roads area, it is hard to imagine that spring, and its much warmer temperatures, are right around the corner. Spring is the ideal time to have your heating and cooling system checked, before the warmer temperatures arrive. By preparing ahead of time, you can save a considerable amount of money over … Read More

Thank You for Voting Us #1

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If you haven’t heard, we were voted #1 in Williamsburg for HVAC repair. A huge thank you goes out to everyone who voted us #1. We appreciated everyone who voted and it means the world to us that we have the support of the Williamsburg community. Below is a video that we put together to say “Thank You” to everyone … Read More