Aside from your home’s plumbing and electrical, the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system plays the biggest role in your family’s comfort. It’s also one of the most costly, which is why it makes sense to thoroughly research available options before upgrading or installing...

A clogged air filter in your furnace is not just an inconvenience, it can cause escalating problems with your home’s HVAC system. From poor performance to increased energy costs, a clogged filter is an HVAC problem that needs to be addressed without delay. Timely cleaning...

Definition of Furnace Pilot Light A furnace pilot light is a small burning flame located within the combustion chamber of your furnace. Simply known as the pilot light, this device operates as an ignition source for the burner(s) of your furnace. There are also pilot lights within gas-powered...

Do you immediately think that there's a problem with your HVAC system when experiencing a heating or cooling problem? However, some heating and cooling issues actually derive from thermostats. Therefore, when experiencing HVAC issues, determine the real culprit. Your HVAC System Won't Run Thermostats malfunction in several...

When you hear the term "ignition failure," a vehicle failing to start provides a mental image. However, ignition failure problems also occur in your home's heating system, particularly if you have a gas furnace. If you suspect your furnace is experiencing ignition failure, there are a few ways you...

Definition of Furnace Air Filters Furnace air filters are a part of your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system. Air filters clean the air of your home as it circulates through the system. Plus, certain furnaces come with washable air filters. However, most come with...