Heating and cooling equipment can be confusing and complicated to understand but knowing the basics of your system is the first step to making the best decisions for your home. In our Good Sense series, we give you bite-sized information you need to feel confident and knowledgeable.
An introduction to your AC system
Maintaining your AC system
What is an AC capacitor?
What is an AC contactor?
What does a dehumidifier do and why do I need one?
When do I need to recharge my refrigerant?
What does the control board do for your AC?
What does the fan motor do for my AC?
How to have the best indoor air quality (IAQ) for your home
How to maintain your furnace
An introduction to your furnace
What does the blower motor do?
What does the flame sensor in my furnace do?
Why is the igniter important in my furnace?
How your heat exchangers work